Lydda


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Lydda

(ˈlɪdə)
n
(Placename) another name for Lod
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Israeli soldiers, under the orders of Yitzhak Rabin, were an element of the partial ethnic cleansing that rid Israel of the majority of its Arab inhabitants" in Lydda and Ramle, with "between 50 000and 60 000 driven from their homes...forced to walk eastward...shedding their possessions along the way."
Al-Hayat al-Jadida reported on the demonstration by Palestinians in Lydda, inside Israel, against discrimination and house demolitions.
It's a long process.I collected stories from people who stayed in Lydda. I can't go there of course, so I skyped.
Mahdi Baraghithi's family are refugees from Lydda, a city in Israel officially named Lod.
Georgie sees a picture in Ella's house thinking that it is a church in Greece, but Mr Ali clarifies that the picture was taken in Lydda, a town near Tel Aviv Airport, which is now called Lod.
His body was returned to his hometown Lydda (now known as the city of Lod in Tel Aviv ) for burial, where Christians soon came to honour him as a martyr.
Well, the truth of the matter is that we really know almost nothing about St George -- he was an early Christian martyr who probably died near Lydda in Palestine sometime before the reign of the Emperor Constantine, writes DAVID SILK of Newcastle Castle.
On the outskirts of the town of Lydda (known today as Lod), a second airport was built in 1936.
George were taken from Nicomedia (Asia Minor) where he was martyred to Palestine where his mother lived in the ancient town called Lydda (currently the Tel Aviv Airport is next to St.
Whereas China is a convenient distance away, a Palestinian assassinated in the heart of Europe is inconveniently close, part of a history in which we are implicated (a powerful video piece in the exhibition is based at Lydda airport --today Ben Gurion--built by the British in the 1930s).
Consider the case of Lydda and Ramleh, the twin cities in Palestine lying outside the area designated for a Jewish state in the UN Partition Plan of 1947.