Muslims Furious Over Israeli Decision to Highlight Ancient Link

Feb 26, 2010 | Posted by: Joe DeCaro | Full story: www.cnsnews.com

A decision by the Israeli government to include a location with an almost 4,000 year-old link to the origins of Judaism in a list of 150 national heritage sites has sparked an uproar among Muslims and drawn the disapproval of the Obama administration.

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu insisted Thursday that the decision to include the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron on the list would not in any way change the status quo at the site, which has long been shared by Jews and Muslims.

He called accusations being made by Palestinians and others "an artificial attempt to distort reality and sow discord ..."
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from cnsnews:

"In announcing the expansion of an existing list of sites with religious and national significance to ancient and modern Israel, Netanyahu on Sunday mentioned that they would include the Cave of the Patriarchs and another site in territory claimed by the Palestinians – Rachel’s Tomb between Jerusalem and nearby Bethlehem, the traditional burial site of Rachel, the wife of the biblical patriarch, Jacob ...

"At a press conference in Ramallah Wednesday, veteran PLO activist Hanan Ashrawi called Netanyahu’s decision a 'direct attack on Palestinian heritage and a crime against Palestinian culture.'

"The Cave of the Patriarchs is divided into Jewish and Muslim sections, and for most of the year, Jews and Muslims have free access to their designated spaces. For two 10-day periods each year, each group has access to the entire site while the other is barred from entering."

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Joe DeCaro wrote:
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"The Cave of the Patriarchs is divided into Jewish and Muslim sections, and for most of the year, Jews and Muslims have free access to their designated spaces. For two 10-day periods each year, each group has access to the entire site while the other is barred from entering."
Presumably this will not be changing. I can't see a problem?!?

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This time, I am not so sure whether this was the right decision.

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Lakshmi72 wrote:
This time, I am not so sure whether this was the right decision.
Since when does Islam dictate policy to Isreal, the US, or the rest of Western civlization?
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nothing new jews have been pillaging societies for ages ever read the bible its gods will when they win and trounce upon their enemies but when somebody like say germany gets the best of the jews its evil hate oh vey

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expanding more terror and stealing more land! They wonder why everyone hate them!!! BS!

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Joe DeCaro wrote:
from cnsnews:
"In announcing the expansion of an existing list of sites with religious and national significance to ancient and modern Israel, Netanyahu on Sunday mentioned that they would include the Cave of the Patriarchs and another site in territory claimed by the Palestinians – Rachel’s Tomb between Jerusalem and nearby Bethlehem, the traditional burial site of Rachel, the wife of the biblical patriarch, Jacob ...
"At a press conference in Ramallah Wednesday, veteran PLO activist Hanan Ashrawi called Netanyahu’s decision a 'direct attack on Palestinian heritage and a crime against Palestinian culture.'
"The Cave of the Patriarchs is divided into Jewish and Muslim sections, and for most of the year, Jews and Muslims have free access to their designated spaces. For two 10-day periods each year, each group has access to the entire site while the other is barred from entering."
Ilam is for idiots!

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4 all da Haterz of Islam.....
Enjoy burning in hell inshallah

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Is there anything that DOESN'T make Muslims furious?
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expanding more terror and stealing more land! They wonder why everyone hate them!!! BS!
AGREED

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Is there anything that DOESN'T make Muslims furious?
In islam, "outrage" has become a "cottage industry".
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Is there anything that DOESN'T make Muslims furious?
Really, too bad for the muslums. What are they going to do about it? Blow up somemore innocent people?
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Such idiotic statements come from the Israeli regime, when the US wants to start peace talks.

Nothing new, just the same game.
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Actually, Muslims should not mind that.

The most important thing is that the Dome of Rock and the Al-Aqsa mosque stay well-maintained as the two monuments will be there for ever.

That is of supreme importance to us.

Have they declared the two as their heritage?
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sue wrote:
<quoted text>Really, too bad for the muslums. What are they going to do about it? Blow up somemore innocent people?
I don't think they will. They will just display their displeasure.

As long as the imported Jews behave well, there should be no problem.

By imported Jews, I mean the Jews in here:

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If you go there, he will talk to you the same way. lol!

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white jewish scum will lie about anything to try and link themselves to palestine even though they are nothing but white europeans who stole muslim land

a good israelie is a dead israelie
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@ sue

I forgot to insert an important link:

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4 all da Haterz of Islam.....
Enjoy burning in hell inshallah
You are a beacon of literacy.

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pakman wrote:
.. they are nothing but white europeans who stole muslim land
a good israelie is a dead israelie
No wonder no one can live in peace w/you and your kind.

BTW, are you referring to the white euros of the UN who voted to create the state of Israel? Are they the ones who "stole" land that was never yours?
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bmz wrote:
Such idiotic statements come from the Israeli regime, when the US wants to start peace talks.
Nothing new, just the same game.
Agreed bmz

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