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    • Arnold
    • 11.03.10 | 06:01 (IST)

    a. Jerusalem is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible nearly 700 times, while not once in the Koran. b.When Jerusalem was in Jordanian hands from 1948 to 1967, not a single Arab leader besides Jordan's king chose to visit what was then considered a backwater city. c. Only when all of Jerusalem fell into Israel's hands in 1967 did the city suddenly seem to take on a magical, magnetic meaning for the Arab and larger Muslim world.

    from the article: Thank you, Eli Yishai, for exposing the peace process masquerade
    First published 01:17 11.03.10 | Last updated 03:27 11.03.10
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