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Yair Wallach

Yair Wallach is a senior lecturer in Israeli Studies and head of the Centre for Jewish Studies at SOAS, University of London. A City in Fragments is published by Stanford University Press.

Demodernising Jerusalem

A new book, ‘A City in Fragments’, tells the story of how the British Empire sought to dismantle a multicultural and increasingly modern Jerusalem in order to create a ‘holy city’ entombed in a mythical past.