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    • B. Gold
    • 18.11.09 | 17:00 (IST)

    'Jerusalem is an epic. It is the wellspring of a civilization. Without Jerusalem's civilization the spiritual history of the world would be stagnant. To us Jerusalem is family. Has anyone ever heard of a daughter or a son of a Saladin ever fasting each year in memory of ancient Jerusalem's anguish? Not a one! Has anybody ever heard of a son of a Crusader who breaks a glass at his wedding ceremony in memory of ancient Jerusalem's torment? Not a one! How could you have heard, when throughout its three thousand year-long history Jerusalem has been capital to no one but to the Jews. SO IT WAS. SO IT IS. AND SO IT SHALL EVER BE.'" As to Obama and Jerusalem today : http://xrl.us/be4wyv

    from the article: EU, Obama: Settlement construction could threaten peace progress
    First published 13:41 18.11.09 | Last updated 11:57 25.11.09
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