Rachel is the soul of any Jewish mother; it doesn't even appear in the Qoran. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 29.10.10 | 16:57 (IST)

    As the mother of Joseph and Benjamin, she is revered by Jews for millenia, and so is her tomb a place of profound spiritual and religious devotion to Jews, not to Muslims. It should be a acred Jewish site, regardless of whether it will end up within the state of Palestine or not. Why does UNESCO ignore it?

    from the article: Israel slams 'absurd' UNESCO decision on Jerusalem, West Bank holy sites
    First published 15:40 29.10.10 | Last updated 18:29 29.10.10
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