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US slams Israel over designating heritage sites
ynet ^ | Feb 25, 2010 | Associated Press

Posted on 02/25/2010 9:28:21 AM PST by Never A Dull Moment

The Obama administration criticized Israel for designating two shrines on Palestinian territory as Israeli national heritage sites.

The criticism came as Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she hopes long-stalled peace talks between Israelis and the Palestinians will resume. Clinton told a congressional committee that groundwork is being laid to restart the talks with the help of US envoy George Mitchell.

Toner said US displeasure with the designations of the Cave of the Patriarchs in the flash point town of Hebron and the traditional tomb of the biblical matriarch Rachel in Bethlehem had been conveyed to senior Israeli officials by American diplomats.

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This is outrageous.
1 posted on 02/25/2010 9:28:22 AM PST by Never A Dull Moment
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To: Stillwaters

ping!


2 posted on 02/25/2010 9:29:56 AM PST by lonevoice (If Fox News is the only outlet reporting it, did it really happen?)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

The United States did no such thing. The homosexual muslim Maoist in the White Hut did.

America overwhelmingly supports Israel.


3 posted on 02/25/2010 9:30:57 AM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Pres Clinton and Maddy Albright did the same when Serbia claimed sovereignty over Kosovo Polje (Blackbird’s Field).

The predictions that Israel would be slowly turned into the next Serbia is fast becoming reality.


4 posted on 02/25/2010 9:31:15 AM PST by JerseyHighlander
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To: Never A Dull Moment
The cave of Machpelah, or cave of the patriarchs, is one of the three sites in Israel that were recorded as purchased free and clear by the Jews.

The other two sites are the site of the Temple and Joseph's tomb. Mohammed wants them all.

5 posted on 02/25/2010 9:33:02 AM PST by Sender (It's never too late to be who you could have been.)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard
The United States did no such thing. The homosexual muslim Maoist in the White Hut did. America overwhelmingly supports Israel

THANK YOU!

6 posted on 02/25/2010 9:33:33 AM PST by T Minus Four (I already have a Savior. It's a President I'm looking for.)
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To: Never A Dull Moment
The two sites are the Cave of the Patriarchs and Rachel's Tomb.

Does Obama think that these sites are mosques?

How can they not be 'Heritage sites'?

7 posted on 02/25/2010 9:35:12 AM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: Never A Dull Moment

EXCLUSIVE: Obama Eyes Western Land for National Monuments, Angering Some. Jeeze just like obama.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/02/18/obama-eyeing-millions-wild-acres-national-monuments/


8 posted on 02/25/2010 9:37:10 AM PST by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Ah yes, the Kenyan Primitive is just the latest in a long line of petty thugs who want to destroy the Jews. He will fail. Can there be any further doubt that when he said ‘he had campaigned in all 57 states’, he wasn’t kidding?


9 posted on 02/25/2010 9:37:28 AM PST by Bedford Forrest (Roger, Contact, Judy, Out. Fox One. Splash one.<I>)
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To: P-Marlowe; Buggman; Never A Dull Moment
Toner said US displeasure with the designations of the Cave of the Patriarchs in the flash point town of Hebron and the traditional tomb of the biblical matriarch Rachel in Bethlehem had been conveyed to senior Israeli officials by American diplomats.

They ARE Jewish Heritage sites.

US should tread lightly and not so anti-Judaism regarding Israel.

10 posted on 02/25/2010 9:39:05 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: Never A Dull Moment
This man is unimaginably destructive.
11 posted on 02/25/2010 9:39:42 AM PST by Tribune7 (Only stupid, racists people support Obama.)
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To: T Minus Four

Normal, intelligent Americans overwhelmingly support Israel.

Ayers-based education has turned younger generations into anti Semites.

http://joytiz.com/2009/ayer%e2%80%99ed-out-how-bill-ayers-is-influencing-your-kids/

There’s a great argument for home schooling.


12 posted on 02/25/2010 9:41:27 AM PST by jazminerose
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To: Never A Dull Moment
WelcomeTo FreeRepublic!
13 posted on 02/25/2010 9:42:03 AM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Political Correctness Will Get Us All Killed)
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To: Never A Dull Moment; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; ...

The list, ping


15 posted on 02/25/2010 9:43:02 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: jazminerose

Agreed 100%


16 posted on 02/25/2010 9:43:40 AM PST by T Minus Four (I already have a Savior. It's a President I'm looking for.)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Yes, welcome.


17 posted on 02/25/2010 9:44:19 AM PST by T Minus Four (I already have a Savior. It's a President I'm looking for.)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Does anyone else think it’s rather strange that you never see Obama and Ahmanutjob in the same room?


18 posted on 02/25/2010 9:44:54 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (The liberals are asking us to give Obama more time. Is 25 to life enough?)
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To: Never A Dull Moment
displeasure with the designations of the Cave of the Patriarchs in the flash point town of Hebron and the traditional tomb of the biblical matriarch Rachel in Bethlehem

DISPLEASURE?

That's nothing compared to how I feel about the Manchurian Kenyan defiling 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.

19 posted on 02/25/2010 9:47:25 AM PST by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: Blogger

Should have read “knock it off” not “knock it up”. Oops :/


20 posted on 02/25/2010 9:47:37 AM PST by Blogger
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To: Never A Dull Moment

“The Obama administration criticized Israel for designating two shrines on Palestinian territory as Israeli national heritage sites.”

In all fairness, its hard for to Obama to recognize a government that actually like its own people & culture enough to protect it.....so no wonder he mistook it for oppression.


21 posted on 02/25/2010 9:49:19 AM PST by DwFry (Baby Boomers Killed Western Civilization!)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Welcome to Free Republic.


22 posted on 02/25/2010 9:50:11 AM PST by OB1kNOb (Help support a sustainable America for tomorrow. Go green by recycling Congress.)
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To: Never A Dull Moment
This is outrageous.

It certainly is! How dare Abraham allow himself to be buried in land the Arabs were going to want 5000 years later! Some prophet! /sarcasm

23 posted on 02/25/2010 9:51:03 AM PST by In Maryland ("Impromptu Obamanomics is getting scarier by the day ..." - Caroline Baum)
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To: Never A Dull Moment
There were Jews at those sites when the only Arabs were those herding camels in the Arabian Deserts. There can be no greater disconnect between this Administration of social, moral and economic freaks and the mass of Americans, than their idiotic view of Israeli-Palestinian relations. The Palestinians HAVE a country - its called Jordan. They should ALL go there - or somewhere a lot hotter and take all their Muslim brothers with them.
24 posted on 02/25/2010 9:54:15 AM PST by ZULU (Hey Obama, how DO you pronounce "corpsman"?????)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

As America sinks ... the gov’t behaves like Pharaoh of Egypt ...

As nations curse Israel, so does it return ...

The Egyptian Pharaohs
The Babylonian Empire

Great Britain put up a naval blockade to keep Jews out in 1948 or so ... at one time the Sun never sat on the British Empire ... no longer true

Now it finds itself with so many of Israel’s enemies inside its own borders.

This is where we are headed.


25 posted on 02/25/2010 10:00:16 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard; T Minus Four

Agreed. It is the Undocumented Kenyan / Indonesian / Hawaiian mooselimb and company.


26 posted on 02/25/2010 10:02:39 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: ZULU
There were Jews at those sites when the only Arabs were those herding camels in the Arabian Deserts.

Correction: There were Jews Hebrews at those sites when the only Arabs were those herding camels in the Arabian Deserts before there was any such thing as an Arab.

"Jews" are named after the tribe of Yehuda, son of Jacob, son of Yitzhak, son of Avraham. "Arabs" are descended from Ishmael, son of Avraham.

27 posted on 02/25/2010 10:13:51 AM PST by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to manage by central planning.)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard
The United States did no such thing. The homosexual muslim Maoist in the White Hut did.

America overwhelmingly supports Israel

If this were true, America would not have voted for Obama, and the leadership of Congress wouldn't be the freely elected Reid and Pelosi.

Your neighbors likely believe that Israelis and Palestinians are equal villains.

28 posted on 02/25/2010 10:18:55 AM PST by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: Never A Dull Moment; BARLF; jazminerose; Kiss7; NordP; Big_Monkey; Patriot Babe; ...
If the Cave of the Patriarchs and the Kever Rochel aren't Jewish heritage sites, what are? What are they then? Muslim heritage sites? Next Ozero will be saying Jews have no history in the land of Israel.... oh, wait a minute, maybe he already said that.

Israel's Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a special cabinet meeting in Tel Hai near the northern Israeli town of Kiryat Shmona February 21, 2010. The meeting was held at the site that has become a landmark of Jewish resistance, to commemorate last century's Jewish fighters led by Joseph Trumpeldor, who defended it from from Arab attackers on March 1, 1920.

This is the Bibi ping list.

30 posted on 02/25/2010 10:42:09 AM PST by Cinnamon Girl (G-d Bless President Bush. He kept us safe.)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

US now coordinating verbal attacks with Ahmadinijad...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2458877/posts


31 posted on 02/25/2010 10:43:52 AM PST by Moe Tzadik
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Funny how Obama will apologize to the world for US “meddling” in Iran’s affairs — but he and Clinton don’t mind twisting Israel’s arm on how many settlements should be built and where, where Israel should or should not have memorials, what Govt offices can open in Jerusalem, etc....


32 posted on 02/25/2010 10:50:24 AM PST by PGR88
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To: Never A Dull Moment

There is no so-called “palestine”, nor are there any so-called “palestinians” but for various conglomerations of predominantly islamist arabs who should rather be killed en masse, but which Israel, if seemingly but for the sake of Esau and Ishmael as for any other God forsaken reason, seems compelled to put up with.


33 posted on 02/25/2010 10:51:22 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Never A Dull Moment

hey he’s slapped the UK in the face even though they give their blood in our wars helping us.
He’s turned on Poland and Czech
Israel too
columbia too

this man is an enemy of this country, just look at the justice dept which drops charges against black racist outside a polling booth, they go after Toyota and then they recruit lawyer a bunch of them who defended muslim terrorists

WTH IS THIS ABOUT EXCEPT HE LOOK TO TURN THIS COUNTRY UPSIDE DOWN


34 posted on 02/25/2010 10:51:24 AM PST by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

“The Obama administration criticized Israel for designating two shrines on Palestinian territory as Israeli national heritage sites.”

Oh, the irony.

Obama certainly has no problem taking 90% of MY state to turn into ‘heritage sites’, national monuments, or whatever land grab the regime wishes to call it.

Obama Eyes Western Land for National Monuments, Angering Some

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2454899/posts


36 posted on 02/25/2010 10:55:14 AM PST by AuntB (WE are NOT a nation of immigrants! We're a nation of Americans! http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/)
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To: xzins; P-Marlowe; Never A Dull Moment
Ever notice that every time a US politician messes around with Israel, their poll numbers start plummeting for apparently unreleated reasons? The current administration's bigotry may well be what saves us from their fascist agenda.

Shalom.

37 posted on 02/25/2010 10:55:23 AM PST by Buggman (HebrewRoot.com - Baruch haBa b'Shem ADONAI!)
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To: Cinnamon Girl

I think Bibi should say to Obama

Hey Mr President don’t push me unless you want me sic the Mossad go after your Kenya birth certiciate


38 posted on 02/25/2010 10:56:43 AM PST by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: Carry_Okie

O.K. O.K. Not all Hebrews were Jews, but all Jews were Hebrews and the current situation reflects the reality of my statement.


39 posted on 02/25/2010 10:57:08 AM PST by ZULU (Hey Obama, how DO you pronounce "corpsman"?????)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

ap headlie. use of “slam” irrelevent, designed to increase moment of item.


40 posted on 02/25/2010 10:57:30 AM PST by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: mbarker12474
If this were true, America would not have voted for Obama

He got elected because we're top-heavy with ignoramuses, not antisemites. If the fools had paid attention and were able to wrap their minds around what he actually stands for, he would have lost by margins that would have made McGovern look respectable.

From yesterday:
American sympathy for Israel in the Arab-Israeli conflict has surged, with 63% of Americans saying they side more with Israelis than with Palestinians, according to a new Gallup poll.

41 posted on 02/25/2010 10:58:59 AM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Remember when Israel was an ally?


42 posted on 02/25/2010 10:59:56 AM PST by hattend (The era of John McCain is over, the era of Ronald Reagan is back! Go Sarah Go!)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Then can we reverse all the ‘heritage sites’ that Clinton created when he was in ofice with the complicity of Bruse Babbitt???? Please??


43 posted on 02/25/2010 11:03:35 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: xzins

Democrats have no incentive to quit their trashing of all things Israel. They have figured out that most gullible American Jews will still vote for them, no matter what abuse they heap on the Jewish state.


44 posted on 02/25/2010 11:07:37 AM PST by Emile ("Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." -- A. Huxley)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

“Obama slams Israel over designating heritage sites”

I am SHOCKED! SHOCKED! That a U.S. President named BARAK HUSSEIN OBAMA (mm-mm-mm) would take sides AGAINST ISRAEL!


45 posted on 02/25/2010 11:10:06 AM PST by Grunthor (The more people I meet, the more I love my dogs.)
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To: JerseyHighlander

That was the red jihadist strategy all along...


46 posted on 02/25/2010 11:11:50 AM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Never A Dull Moment
Genesis 12 The Call of Abram

1 The LORD had said to Abram, "Leave your country, your people and your father's household and go to the land I will show you. 2 "I will make you into a great nation and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing. 3 I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you."
47 posted on 02/25/2010 11:14:56 AM PST by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

Sadly - liberal American Jews (70+%) voted for the Islamo-marxist and most still love him. Ditto liberal Catholics, African Americans, and other loons.


48 posted on 02/25/2010 11:16:08 AM PST by Frantzie (TV - sending Americans towards Islamic serfdom - Cancel TV service NOW)
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To: Frantzie

It is sad, but liberal Jews and liberal Catholics are really just secular leftists. Their holy book is the Manifesto, not the Bible.

Thankfully, 65% of the country is still standing by Israel, in spite of the Islamo-marxist’s best efforts.


49 posted on 02/25/2010 11:29:05 AM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: Moe Tzadik

I noticed that, too.


50 posted on 02/25/2010 11:30:14 AM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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