"revered by Jews and Muslims alike"... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 28.03.10 | 01:45 (IDT)

    While I respect the feelings of Muslims towards Jerusalem as the third holiest city in their belief, the phrase "revered by Jews and Muslims alike" is deeply wrong. Muslims have Mecca and Medina first. We Jews were originated as a people in Jerusalem, out of where our Torah and our history past and present emmanates. If it weren't for Jewish history in Jerusalem, there wouldn't be any connection between Islam and Jerusalem at all. It's simply not the same. Lst but not least, we Jews ONLY have Jerusalem.

    from the article: Amr Moussa: Arabs must prepare alternatives to failing peace process
    First published 12:01 27.03.10 | Last updated 10:15 07.04.10
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