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Jerusalem is for Jews and Christains

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Submitted by Alex (United Kingdom), Jun 27, 2006 at 12:56

Muslims should not have control of Jerusalem because the Jews and Christains have been there longer. Jerusalem is not mentioned in the koran which teaches to hate Christians and Jews. The Christians have right to the city because it is where Jesus died on the cross. Christians have also been living longer in Jerusalem than the Muslims, while Jews have been living there for about 3000 years. During Muslim rule in Jerusalem the city was nothing to Muslims but only when the Muslims lost the city to the British did they claim that Jerusalem is very important to them. They used violence against the Jews to try and claim the city back and they think that's ok because it says in the koran that you can kill the non-muslim. Where has the killings of the innocent people of Israel gotten them to. Nowhere. I think that Jews should be allowed to visit the Temple Mount because it is where the second Temple of the Jews was.

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