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    • J Copeland
    • 13.02.12 | 19:55 (IST)

    I am an archaeologist and dig in Israel every year. I am Jewish and very pro-Israel. However, tearing down a Palestinian center in Silwan to build this new center seems to me to be just one more way to widen the gap that already exists. What is in it for the Silwan residents and their children ? Are you planing to replace or incorporate their playground and community center? Come on, what happened to living together? There has to be another way

    from the article: Israel approves new East Jerusalem visitors' compound, razes Palestinian community center
    First published 18:18 13.02.12 | Last updated 18:18 13.02.12
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