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    • Benny
    • 17.02.11 | 18:52 (IST)

    I find your article insulting to our people's heritage. I recently took our family on a tour of the maarat hamachpela and hebron,kiryat arba and kever rachel. Our tour was led by the hebron fund and contrary to your slanderous comments about the guides being atrocious settlers we found our guides to be informative friendly and he presented all the facts in also mentioning the baruch goldstein incident. Your lack of appreciation for one of our holy sites is quite disappointing. My reason for taking my family was since they are in day school in the states I wanted them to see what they have been learning about all these years. Mind you my kids range from ages 5-15 and they were not only not afraid but want to go back since there is so much to learn. It was a special visit since we all need to visit "our great-grandparents" in Hebron. I am sorry you feel a revisionist type of history when you say the cave is " believed to be where the patriarchs are buried." Do you feel the same way about the kotel and the beth hamikdash?

    from the article: How school trips to Hebron resemble visits to Auschwitz
    First published 03:11 17.02.11 | Last updated 03:11 17.02.11
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