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    • Colin
    • 15.03.10 | 15:35 (IST)

    In 1967 I was taken to see the ruins of the Hurva by an old man who used to pray there. The whole jewish quarter was trashed by the victorious Jordanians. Yet, Israel did not ask for compensation when it made peace with Jordan. It quietly went about reconstructiing the quarter. Palestinians should show that they respect places of worship and should expect the same from Israel.

    from the article: Huge police deployment in Jerusalem for synagogue dedication
    First published 02:53 15.03.10 | Last updated 11:49 15.03.10
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