It's a prison, not a destination. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • idf_sergeant
    • 06.11.05 | 05:40 (IST)

    Megiddo is a military base, holding hundreds of Palestinian terrorists, and is off-limits to the public. Right now, the best thing that could be done is re-cover the site with dirt to preserve it for a time in the future when the Israelis have closed this facility and released all the prisoners back to their homes in the 'territories' (gaza or the west bank). There is no feasible way to permit access to any tourists while the prison is operational. This is a strictly closed military area. NOTE: I have created a website which shows some of the history of this location. http://home.comcast.net/~advent99/tell.html

    from the article: Prison dig reveals church that may be the oldest in the world
    First published 00:00 05.11.05 | Last updated 00:00 05.11.05
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