lydda, a historic Palestinian city, is where the airport is (not Tel Aviv).
By evening,” Shavit writes, “Zionism has taken the city of lydda.
The truth is that Zionism could not bear the Arab city of lydda.
Nor does Shavit take into account any of several well documented counterexamples to the expulsion of the lydda Arabs.
The second wave of violence resulted in the deaths of another 200 lydda residents.
About noon we steamed through a grove of olives into Ludd (the ancient lydda), where we detrained.
Antigonus also by bribes obtained of Silo to let a part of his army be received at lydda, as a compliment to Antonius.
From lydda he repaired to Joppa, a city which appears to have been a centre for Christianity.
The surviving teachers of the Law assembled in a garret in lydda, and deliberated on this question of life and death.
Thus we read that Peter visited the saints which dwelt at lydda.