Nobody doubts the huge contribution of Jews to the history and heritage of Israel/Palestine. Obviously in biblical times, the area was largely Jewish. And even during the Arab and Ottoman times, there was a significant Jewish minority in the area. But from 700-1900 Israel/Palestine was basically a Muslim country. Where is the big Israeli government drive to celebrate the cultural achievements of those years?
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from the article: How did a Turkish hand grenade get into an ancient Jerusalem wall?