Abu Ghosh


Abu Ghosh
   An Arab village west of Jerusalem on the road to Tel Aviv whose inhabitants were known for their friendly relations with their Jewish neighbors. During Israel's War of Independence (1948—49), they did not participate in the fighting.

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