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    Feb 10, 2014

    What Did Palestine Look Like In 1896? Glad You Asked!

    Cause here's some amazing footage.

    First Images of Palestine, 1896

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    Muslims, Orthodox Jews, Armenian Christians, men and women, different clothing styles and a thriving cityscape of Jerusalem. In 1896, 85% of the population in Palestine was Muslim, 10% Christian and less than 5% Jewish (half the population of Jerusalem, however, was Jewish - this was also the period during the first aliyah).

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