The establishment of Natzrat Illit: setting the foundations for the Israeli settlements project

@article{BenArie2020TheEO,
  title={The establishment of Natzrat Illit: setting the foundations for the Israeli settlements project},
  author={Ronnen Ben-Arie},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  year={2020},
  volume={56},
  pages={914 - 924}
}
  • R. Ben-Arie
  • Published 16 June 2020
  • History
  • Middle Eastern Studies
Abstract Natzrat Illit (‘Upper Nazareth’) was one of the dozens of ‘new towns’ established by the state of Israel during the 1950s, following the 1948 war. However, because of its unique location, in the midst of a region widely inhabited by a Palestinian population, and the specific objectives of its establishment, the penetration of a Jewish population into the region and the reinforcement of control over Nazareth, the only Palestinian city that survived the war and remained within the…