A situation in which Israel controls and limits access to one of Islams holiest sites cannot stand. It becomes a "kick me" sign which Israel permanently affixes to its backside for as long as it takes to "liberate" the site. The Israeli Jews cannot expect to "win" every single issue and still have a place alongside democratic nations.
Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks dies at 82 (Haaretz)
from the article: Reform head: U.S. Jews must not oppose compromise on Jerusalem