Robert, Israel needs to do more to celebrate its non-Jewish as well as its Jewish heritage. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael UK
    • 07.07.10 | 15:25 (IDT)

    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?

    from the article: How did a Turkish hand grenade get into an ancient Jerusalem wall?
    First published 11:11 07.07.10 | Last updated 11:11 07.07.10
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