The need to preempt Iran and export gas to Egypt was the reason the government gave to push through its controversial plan for Israel's natural gas. Now, this reason may no longer exist.03:48 31.08.15 | 0 comments
It's name, as recognized by UNESCO, includes Rachel's Tomb. The reasoning behind this is no doubt because the site is on Palestinian land. There is no attempt to deny the Jewish connection. If it were on Israeli land, the order of the names would probably be reversed. Israel does not have a monopoly on holy sites in the holy land.