Arabization of Biblical Shechem - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Tamar
    • 02.03.10 | 17:17 (IST)

    And how will the Palestinians treat the archaeological strata of Tel Balata from the biblical period? When Shechem was a JEWISH city? Will those be ignored, at best, or razed over, as expected, so that any evidence of Israelite civilization is destroyed and unavailable for future generations of students to examine? I forsee ancient Shechem will be treated much the same way the Temple Mount is spun by the Wakf: there never was a Jewish presence in the area.

    from the article: Palestinian archeology gets int'l boost ahead of 2011 statehood plan
    First published 16:34 02.03.10 | Last updated 16:38 02.03.10
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