Of course the Jews have a right to rebuild their synagogue. It is a non-political matter, and the Palestinian outrage is arrogant and absurd. At least I thought that until Atias used the occasion to stress that construction (for Jews only) in Jerusalem will continue. At that point the whole affair becomes political, and Hamas's rage is entirely reasonable. Well done, Israeli government - you manage, as so often, to make the Muslofascists of Hamas look reasonable.
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