The kotel does have history pre-67 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 14.05.13 | 18:25 (IDT)

    "A site that had never been considered to possess extra holiness and that had been used for centuries in Byzantine and early Muslim Jerusalem as the municipal dump" That's not true. For example, there was a law under the British Mandate that Jews weren't allowed to blow the shofar at the Kotel because it disturbed the peace. If the Kotel wasn't used, why would this law have been made at all?

    from the article: At the Western Wall, the sacred stones might become the stepping stone for Third Temple dreams
    First published 10:00 15.05.13 | Last updated 09:46 14.05.13
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