" free world" !? This is the Middle East - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dor HaShalom
    • 18.10.12 | 12:12 (IST)

    "Free world" !? This is the Middle East, not USA. You don't mess around with holy sites, whether it's non-traditional practises (Women of the Wall) or stepping on to another communities holy site (Third Temple People) unless you're ok with war. Think about how holy sites are managed across Asia, India, and the rest of the Middle East. It's not 'anything goes'. They need to be carefully and sensitively managed.

    from the article: Let the people pray
    First published 07:30 18.10.12 | Last updated 07:30 18.10.12
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