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    • Zvi Levy
    • 19.04.10 | 19:07 (IDT)

    Dear Yossi (if I may) I am living at the French Hill (still a secular neigbourhood) in Jerusalem and I can see the hundreds of buildings build around us in Shuafat and Issawiye unhindered (I don't say they should be) with not the slightest sign of any destruction of buildings. Issawiye was once a village of one floor houses; it has now almost exclusively buildings of 4, 6, 8 floors all around; and a whole new quarter of the same size of houses is linking it to Shuafat. Have you seen them? Is it not the same thing in the other Arab neibourghoods around Jerusalem? Don't they have their own "American friends" who fund these constructions (or is the hailed "new prosperity" of the West Bank enough to pay for it?) N. B.: As a secular Jew, I have not the slightest sympathy for Elie Wiesel

    from the article: For Jerusalem, a response to Elie Wiesel
    First published 02:30 18.04.10 | Last updated 09:07 18.04.10
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