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Mamilla Cemetery Chutzpah and the Museum of Tolerance

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/israel/article/mamilla_cemetery_chutzpah_and_the_museum_of_tolerance_20100219

Last week, the Jerusalem Post ran a front page story on the decision of the Supreme Muslim Council, in 1945, to turn the Mamilla Cemetery into a business center. The reason the Post gave it such prominence is because it belies the sheer hypocrisy of Palestinian groups and a few of their Israeli supporters and NGOs who, for four years, have criticized the Simon Wiesenthal Center for building a Museum of Tolerance on what was once the City’s municipal car park.

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