Antiquities and archeology - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Amos
    • 02.03.10 | 14:43 (IST)

    in this country wherever you stick a finger in the ground you hit some antiquities or archeological elements. So if we follow some people logics, we can't build anything anywhere before calling the competant authorities. And then they come and if by chance they find the trace of a human bone one got to wait for the rabbi to declare it cosher or not cosher, in the first case nothing can be done until the arrival of the Messaiah and the revival of the dead (Ezekiel chap. 27). now if by chance it was a stone you hit, the archeological authorities will have to decide wether to open on the spot an archeological site or not because by definition most stones are old (stone age). it may take years to decide. Conclusion, if you want to build some thing in Israel, do it on the dunes or even safer in the sea, or still better some where else.

    from the article: U.S. 'appreciates' Netanyahu delay of East Jerusalem demolitions
    First published 14:17 02.03.10 | Last updated 11:45 14.03.10
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