Building on Cemetaries - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jane
    • 20.05.10 | 16:54 (IDT)

    I have a problem with building on cemetaries no matter how old they may be or where they are located. A final resting place should remain just that for all. The problem is that in Israel they are all over the place and have been built on for thousands of years. In fact under our family house in Jerusalem there were remains found during renovations and of course they were respectfully relocated after serious consideration was given to the issue. In the case of the Tolerance Museum being built on a recognized cemetary it is a different story. I think it is a mistake to build this specific museum on that site. No ifs and or buts it's just wrong and disrespectful.

    from the article: Following Haaretz report: Arabs to resume Museum of Tolerance battle
    First published 04:37 20.05.10 | Last updated 04:37 20.05.10
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