A survey commissioned by the Jerusalem Municipality in 1968 exposed the town’s Jewish population were reluctant to share it with East Jerusalem Palestinians. The mayor followed the prime minister’s recommendation and ordered the destruction of copies of the survey. One surviving copy is presented here.

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Document 1:

Mayor Teddy Kollek's letter to Prime Minister Eshkol

March 11, 1968

Document 2:

Research for Teddy