A bit of historical context goes a long way - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Valley Commando
    • 09.06.11 | 16:56 (IDT)

    The second temple was destoryed in 70 CE. The Dome of the Rock was built in 637 CE. I think we can all agree that 1) The dome was built on a temple that had already been destroyed and by other people (Romans) 2) It was bulit over 500 years after the Temple was destroyed 3) The Dome of the Rock was built well over a thousand years ago the Israelis are about to dig up some graves for a meaningless museum of tolerance in the greatest act of architectural irony ever, I bet it end up being crap as well and I also bet a future Israeli PM ends up getting indicted for some corruption scandal involving it.

    from the article: Jerusalem approves revised plan for contested Museum of Tolerance site
    First published 02:19 09.06.11 | Last updated 02:19 09.06.11
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