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Keeping King David at Home (Photo Essay)

King David Tomb Protest 1

Photo Credit: Hadas Parush/Flash 90

Protesters gathered, on Monday, in front of King David’s Tomb (or at least where we think it is), on top of Jerusalem’s Mount Zion, demanding the Israeli government not hand over or sell our holy site to the Vatican.

King David Tomb Protest 2

The thought of Israel giving away the grave site of a king of Israel, and in particular, King David of all people, has raised the ire of many people in Israel.

King David Tomb Protest 4

The Vatican has been trying to grab this site for years.

King David Tomb Protest 3

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16 Responses to “Keeping King David at Home (Photo Essay)”

  1. When will this political bubba missa ever end – when will it ever end?

  2. Israel you should not sell it to Vatican. Never ever do it please. These Roman CATHOLICS are very professional and will forget you all. Be aware from the Pope.

  3. Ben ThanGmi says:

    I pray that god will not punish Israel because of their stupid politician in Israel… Please, bibi.. Don’t defile his holy land..

  4. Maybe they’ll make enough so the U.S. can stop giving away taxpayer dollars

  5. Polly Dorst says:

    That is almost like ‘selling your soul’ . Don’t do it!

  6. Polly Dorst says:

    That is almost like ‘selling your soul’ . Don’t do it!

  7. estos estan contra todos naturei karta seguro jejejeje solo apoyan a los de hamas, no se si saben hay palestinos cristianos jejejeje

  8. John Dyer says:

    the vatican as no right too king david’s tomb

  9. Who on earth thought up of this mess?

  10. Judy Jay says:

    The Vatican has enough property and money – leave King David’s Tomb alone!

  11. Shame. Don’t sell our history

  12. James Elkins says:

    I agree !00% KEEP KING DAVID AT HOME !!!

  13. that’s a jewish way of thinking – sell something that will never be theirs & will be where it always was only get money for it. Very smart

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