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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 02.03.10 | 21:43 (IST)

    Here we go again. Same old tired tricks of the right. Push your way in and lay claim. That's the bib way. At this senstivie time, what does he do: he moves his colonists into Sheik Jarreh, Silwan, claims the Muslim cemetery in W.Jerusalem for the site of a "Museum of Tolerance." It's all in the timing, meant to incite and then when there are understandable protests throw out the punch line that Muslims and Arabs and Turks are trying to destroy the history of the Jewish People. They have done this with the Temple Mount as well. No one denies the connection of these sites to Judaism and the Jewish People. It is the state of Israel under this government that is saying: "they belong to us and not to you and we will not share". Otherwise, this world heritage step would not have been taken. It is meant to provoke.

    from the article: Egypt: Israel West Bank heritage list risks peace
    First published 20:21 02.03.10 | Last updated 20:22 02.03.10
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