Wednesday, December 10, 2014

  • Wednesday, December 10, 2014
  • Elder of Ziyon
Ma'an says:

Israeli authorities have resumed excavations in Mamilla graveyard in West Jerusalem as part of the "Museum of Tolerance" project, a local committee said Tuesday.

The head of the Islamic cemeteries preservation committee, Mustafa Abu Zahra, said large machinery was placed in the cemetery. It poured reinforced concrete in preparation for the building of the structure of the museum.

Abu Zahra added that the structure is scheduled to be built over the "remains of icons, martyrs, grandparents and parents," and he said that the project is being implemented by a California-based center in cooperation with the Jerusalem municipality and other Israeli departments.

The project was started by the Simon Wiesenthal Center in 2001, and 12 dunams of the cemetery ground were seized including 70 percent which was transformed into "Independence Park," he explained.

Abu Zahra said that the construction was a grave assault on Muslim heritage and history.
It is so easy to revive old lies.

The original Museum of Tolerance judgment, and the judgment following a further petition, show very convincingly that all graves in the construction area had been moved years ago and all the other arguments against the museum were without merit:





Furthermore, I had discovered that in 1945, the Supreme Muslim Council planned to turn this supposedly sacred ground into an office park where they would have their headquarters:




It gets better.

The Mufti of Jerusalem built a hotel across the street from the cemetery, and found human remains . He told his people to hush that little fact up. Furthermore, he had so much respect for the cemetery that he redirected sewage pipes into it to facilitate building of his hotel, as this book by Tom Segev documented:


Oh, and Muslims planted fake graves there to stop the construction - and then complained when the Jerusalem municipality destroyed them.

There are plenty of examples of Arab hypocrisy, but rarely are they as stark as we have seen with the Mamilla cemetery controversy. And the Arabs know that they can whip people up in a frenzy by recycling the same, tired lies every few years.

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