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    • David
    • 26.02.07 | 20:47 (IST)

    I dont understand why Israel should give up its capital. Jerusalem has always been the capital of Israel and the center of Judaism. I do believe that it should be open for all religions to pray. You can see under Muslim rule in the last 100 years, they have prevented Jews from praying at the Wailing Wall. They attacked Jews from the Temple Mount while praying on Rosh Hashana, and they have desecrated the Temple Mount daily and give no significance to the Holy of Holies. The Wakf is as bad as the Taliban. I dont advocate removing the Mosque, but I do advocate BANNING everyone from the Temple Mount. I dont see how this could be a problem. Nothing will be touched, except for repairs when required and coordinated with all religious parties. Jerusalem is the Capital of Israel. It has never been the capital of any of state. Would you internationalize other cities also?

    from the article: In the heart of Palestinian consensus
    First published 00:00 26.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 26.02.07
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