Historic region being destroyed. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • David P. Adamson
    • 13.07.10 | 06:54 (IDT)

    Pardon me, but how old are these “historic region” stone Palestinian homes that the Israelis are tearing down in east Jerusalem only to replace them with concrete condos. This same mistake was made throughout the southern coasts of Spain, France, and Italy through the 60’s and 70’s. Not only is the history destroyed but the tourist industry suffers immeasurably. The Italian city of Savona is a perfect example. When the Israelis destroy a history of a people they are taking something from all of mankind.

    from the article: A Special Place in Hell / As Bibi faces Obama, settlers try radical shifts in tactics
    First published 14:34 05.07.10 | Last updated 14:34 05.07.10
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