Infringing on Palestinians and their religious rights - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • allang
    • 17.03.10 | 11:30 (IST)

    I am not religious... not by a long shot. But what I find offensive, is that Hamas can proclaim... in religious terms 'defense of the Al-Aqsa Mosque' or a 'day of rage'. And after Friday night prayers young Muslim boys assault the streets with their rage or violence... based on pure rumor or innuendo. But Jews are held accountable to a rejuvenation of their Synagogue... as if this is an insult to Palestinians and their religious rights. The re-dedication of the Hurva Synagogue is in the old Jewish sector of Jerusalem... what religious right does this infringe on Moslems, anyway. I'm not certain, if religious ceremonies and their language can be toned-down... at least for the sake of co-existence. But I guess that's not the way things work in Jerusalem or the religiously infused middle east.

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