‘I believe that one can’t think of Mount of Olives as real estate’: views on the plan from an Israeli peace campaigner

Hagit Ofran, Settlement Watch Director at Peace Now, writes

‘The idea to build the college should not be of any problem, but the location, at one of the most sensitive and disputed areas in Jerusalem,  is a little more than provocative…

‘I believe that one can’t think of Mount of Olives as real estate. It is important for the three monotheistic religions…

‘On top of all this holiness, Mt. of Olives is under dispute between us and the Palestinians, and we will have to solve this dispute only through an agreement. Bringing the Military Academy to this spot is quite insensitive and if I may add, not so smart, of our Government.’

Read the full post here.

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One Response to ‘I believe that one can’t think of Mount of Olives as real estate’: views on the plan from an Israeli peace campaigner

  1. Pingback: Press release: Bishop condemn plans for a military academy on the Mount of Olives | Peace on the Mount of Olives

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