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PA: There's No Proof of Jewish Existence in Jerusalem

Temple Mount (Photo: flickr/yeowatzup)

Archaeologists continue to find meaningful discoveries in the Holy Land that prove the biblical and historical existence of the Jewish people. However, Arutz Sheva's Dalit Halevi reports that the Palestinian Authority denies this archaeological proof, claiming that there is no evidence of a Jewish history in the Holy City of Jerusalem:

Adnan al-Husayni, the Minister of Jerusalem Affairs in the Palestinian Authority (PA) government, on Thursday accused Jewish organizations of preparing plans to demolish the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem and to establish an "imaginary" Holy Temple in its place.

Speaking with the Hamas-affiliated Palestine newspaper, Husayni claimed that Israel is aware that the demolition of the Al-Aqsa Mosque will result in a firestorm that would spread to all parts of the country.

But despite the fact that Israel is aware of this, he continued, Israel’s policy is meant to deliberately expel the “original” inhabitants of Jerusalem from their homes, including by demolishing their houses and imposing taxes on them.

Husayni called on UNESCO, the UN’s cultural organization, to act immediately against the excavations carried out by Israel in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Israel, he claimed, is digging tunnels in the area in an attempt to find historical evidence of Jewish existence in the region, "but they failed to do so despite all their attempts to falsify the history and the Palestinian historical sites..."

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