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    • 09.10.06 | 15:35 (IST)

    "on the Mount, the site of the Muslim holy places the Al Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock" Isn't the Temple Mount also the site of the Holy Jewish Temple, and the undisputed most holy place in Judaism? How come this article doesn't mention that? Has the Dome of the Rock essentially obliterated the holiness of the place for Jews? Isn't Israel a democracy that should ensure freedome of worship to all its citizens, especially in its most holy place? It is appaling that Jews are not allowed to pray at their most important religious location, and those who attempt are scorned.

    from the article: Rightist MK Ariel visits Temple Mount as thousands throng Wall
    First published 00:00 09.10.06 | Last updated 00:00 09.10.06
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