The history is clear, the archaeology is clear. The 'western wall' is clearly a Jewish artifact, and subject to a very real cultural claim. The inability of fanatics to share when common decency and manners would require accommodation, vexes both sides.
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from the article: U.S. condemns Palestinian claim that Western Wall 'isn't Jewish'