The growing number of bankruptcies among the leading Arab merchants of Jerusalem is causing fear in Jerusalem’s commercial circles that they may cause a serious general depression, the Daily Telegraph reports. A number of the bankruptcies are said to be fraudulent. Last week several Armenian merchants filed bankruptcy petitions.
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