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UNESCO Fueling Cultural Conflict Over Hebron Holy Site

From Huffington Post on 11/22/2011 at 12:38 PM

Categories: Israel, Religion, Culture

UNESCO Fueling Cultural Conflict Over Hebron Holy Site

It is a clear blue and busy day in the holy city of Hebron. A small crowd of press gathers around Israeli Minister Yuli Edelstein outside the Tomb of Patriarchs. A Bar Mitzvah celebration is taking place and a procession of musicians lead the Israeli family whose son is celebrating his coming of age to the world's most ancient Jewish site. Meanwhile, a group of Mennonite Christians from North Carolina make their way up the steps to the tombs, while a local Palestinian tour guide leads a group of Germans to a …More

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