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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Sometimes the Arab press has the best photos

The Hamas-linked Palestine Times has an article about some new Jewish housing on Har HaZeitim - the Mount of Olives - an area that has been Jewish for centuries but that happens to be in what the media loves calling "Arab East Jerusalem."

Har HaZeitim is the burial site for thousands of prominent Jews, and the graveyard was ravaged by Jordan in those 19 anomalous years between 1948 and 1967 that the world considers legally important. The idea of giving that area to Arabs, land that is unbelievably sacred, is literally sickening.

But the best part of the Hamas article is the photo, meant to inflame the passions of Arabs - but that actually is a wonderful photo for Jews to gaze upon: