Jerusalem – Rabbi of Western Wall Denounces UNESCO Decisions


    Rabbi Shmuel RabinowitzJerusalem – The Chief Rabbi of the Western Wall strongly criticized the decisions adopted by the UNESCO Executive Board two weeks ago regarding holy sites in Israel.

    “This decision is contrary to history and the truth, and political considerations are behind it,” Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz said in a statement. He noted that the portion of the Torah that mentions Abraham’s purchase of the Cave of the Patriarchs was read across the world this past Shabbat, providing written proof that the area belongs to the Jewish nation.

    “We have to condemn this organization, which is always acting against Israel, and to protest against their one-sided decisions which are undertaken without learning the history or understanding them,” Rabinowitz continued. “The civilized world which knows the history should join us in our struggle to demand a change in the decision.”

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