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    • Joe
    • 24.06.10 | 09:09 (IDT)

    Haredim upset over the non-Jewish graves in Yavne, total hypocrisy. Where were they when the Islamic cemetery for the Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem was removed ? Where were they when a haredi housing project near Ramot discovered Second Temple Jewish tombs ? I personally was involved in a cemetery transfer done at the behest of the municipality of Christians whom died between 1948-67, not a peep from the haredim. Lastly, Sephardic burial societies have quietly been transferring human skeletal remains of Jews from North Africa to Israel for for reburial for decades. Again not a peep. This is not religion, it's more about power, politics and money. Had the contractor given that one million shekels to the haredim, the cemetery would be history.

    from the article: Contractor bows to Haredi pressure to protect Muslim gravesite
    First published 01:51 24.06.10 | Last updated 01:51 24.06.10
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