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Jerusalem in 1889: Jewish najority

Reader comment on item: From Time Immemorial

Submitted by Illa (United States), Apr 5, 2021 at 22:19

Reading Eagle - [Sunday] Aug 18, 1889
'Jews of Jerusalem'
Jerusalem, July -- Thirty thousand out of the 40,000 people living in Jerusalem are Jews.
And the Istaelites bid fair to become the predominant people in Palestine.
https://news.google. com/newspapers?nid=1955&dat=18890818&id=TJIhAAAAIBAJ&sjid=DJgFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5579,4968507&hl=en

That was 8 years before the first Zionist congress.


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