Importance of Jerusalem - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Sara Plaza
    • 24.11.10 | 22:57 (IST)

    Why is the name of the senior Palestianian authority not mentioned? BTW Jerusalem is important to all the monotheistic faiths. However it is only relevantly recently that this spark of great interest by EVERYONE has developed. As a matter of fact, Ben Gurion couldn't care less about Jerusalem. He preferred Tel Aviv and was interested in developing new, modern cities such as West Jerusalem. As for the relevance of Jerusalem to Muslims, I recommend Karen Armstrong's article published in TIME Magazine: Islam's Stake: Why Jerusalem Was Central To Muhammad Read more: http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,999674-1,00.html#ixzz16Ee8jRRj

    from the article: Palestinian official: Western Wall is not Jewish
    First published 17:38 24.11.10 | Last updated 22:38 24.11.10
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