Nof Tsion

Nof Zion is a Jewish religious neighborhood and an Israeli settlement inside of the Palestinian Arab neighborhood of , . The international community considers Israeli settlements in East Jerusalem illegal under international law, but the Israeli government disputes this.

Landmarks in the Area

Government office
The United Nations Truce Supervision Organization is an organization founded on 29 May 1948 for peacekeeping in the Middle East.

Peace forest is a forest in South - Southeast , , between the neighbourhood and the Sherover Promenade.The Peace Forest was planted on a site identified with the biblical Azal river mentioned in the book of Zechariah. is situated 1½ km northwest of Nof Tsion.

Government office
The Embassy of the United States of America in Jerusalem is the diplomatic mission of the to the , located in the neighborhood of . is situated 2 km west of Nof Tsion. Photo: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem, CC BY 2.0.

Arts centre
is situated 2 km northwest of Nof Tsion. Photo: Idobi, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Jabel Mukaber is a predominantly Palestinian neighborhood in southern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

East Talpiot or Armon HaNetziv is a Jewish neighborhood in southern , established by in 1973 on land captured in the Six-Day War and occupied since. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Abu Tor is a mixed Jewish and Arab neighborhood in , built on an eminence south of the Old City. is situated 2 km northwest of Nof Tsion. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Ras al-Amud is a Palestinian neighborhood in , located southeast of the Old City, overlooking Silwan to the south, Abu Dis and to the east, and the Temple Mount to the north. is situated 2 km north of Nof Tsion. Photo: Rhododendrites, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Nof Tsion

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