Skip to comments.PM slams UNESCO's classifying Rachel's Tomb as a mosque
Posted on 10/29/2010 11:50:22 AM PDT by Nachum
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday slammed world culture organization UNESCO's decision to characterize the site of Rachel's Tomb as a Muslim mosque. "The attempt to separate the nation of Israel from its cultural heritage is absurd," said the prime minister. A statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office read, "It is unfortunate that an organization that was established with the goal of promoting the cultural preservation of historical sites around the world, is attempting due to political reasons to uproot the connection between the nation of Israel and its cultural heritage."
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Turkey out of NATO now.
Is this the same Rachel who turned into a pancake by the Israel bulldozer?
GW Bush invited UNESCO back in 2002.
You steped into it now...Take a gander at the old testiment and read about Jacob, this Rechel was his wife.
“....UNESCO’s decision to characterize the site of Rachel’s Tomb as a Muslim mosque.”
I am waiting for the day that the site of the WTC be declared a muslim tomb by this useless organization.
It is a sign of how ridiculous the world is and how insane muzzies are that people would read the title as Rachel Corrie - The Palestinian Pancake. I must confess that it crossed my mind as well.
Reminds me of The Forbidden Zone in Planet of the Apes.
...The vote called for Rachel’s Tomb and the Tomb of the Patriarchs the burial site of the other Biblical Patriarchs and Matriarchs to be removed from Israel’s National Heritage list.
The Palestinian Authority has claimed that Rachel’s Tomb is holy to Muslims as the site of a mosque called the Bilal Bin Rabah Mosque. The PA demands control over both the tomb and the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hevron, as well as the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
UNESCO appeared to support the PA demand for the Temple Mount as well, asking that Muslim officials be allowed to examine the Mughrabi Gate near the Western Wall (Kotel). Muslim leaders have accused Israel of attempting to damage the Al-Aksa Mosque on the Temple Mount under the guise of repairs to the Mugrabi Gate. Israeli officials have warned that if the gate is not repaired, it could collapse, putting worshipers at the Western Wall at risk...
As if the world needed more proof that the United Nations is inherently anti-Israel.
The favorite of only two. The other wife was Rachel’s older sister, Leah.
"I am waiting for the day that the site of the
WTC UN be declared a muslim tomb by this useless organization".
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