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Response to Little Tich (Reply #67)

Mon Dec 7, 2015, 02:45 AM

68. Great response.

As an American Jewish Zionist, and a modern liberal, I respect your answer to my question and I believe it has a lot of merit.

There's no doubt that the idea of "equal rights" has been co-opted by right wing radicals, particularly with regard to the al Aqaba/Temple Mount site, to further their own nefarious purposes. It's unfortunate that our ideals align in any respect, let alone this one.

That said, if our proposed system of sharing Jerusalem is ever to work we have to demonstrate that certain shared resources (and I'm not even talking about water here, but the numerous shared religious sites), are able to be reasonably shared without radical interjection occurring.

In this case, you're talking about the most relevant symbol of Jewish identity as it exists in east Jerusalem. It's not going to be easy to deny the rights of those who choose to worship there on the basis of what their leaders may or may not want to do. (Re: the construction of the third temple or any other idiotic idea.) You simply can't speak about the disenfranchisement of the Palestinians in Jerusalem without also admitting to the disenfranchisement of the Jews in the same way.

I'm really not sure what you mean wrt crypto-fascism

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