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Destroyed Villages: Lifta

Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
     
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
     
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
     
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
     
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
     
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
     
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
     
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
     
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
     
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
     
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
     
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
     
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
     
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
     
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.
  
Lifta was a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The population fled during the Nakba in 1948. The village is fairly intact; in 2012 plans to rebuild the village as an upscale neighborhood were rejected by the Jerusalem District Court.