What’s in a name

Many of the Arab names of places over the Green Line are derived from biblical Hebrew names. E.g. Bethlehem (Beit Lechem), Hebron, Jenin (Ein Ganim), Jaba (Geva), Mukhmas (Michmash) and El Jib (Giv’on). Also, Gaza (Azza) Lebanon (Levanon) and Jordan (Yarden).

https://www.jns.org/opinion/whats-in-a-name-hebrew-origins-of-palestinian-arab-towns-in-judea-samaria/

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