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Hamas Bulldozes UN Heritage Site for Terrorist Training Grounds

After Israel threw out Jews from Gaza and gave greenhouses to the Palestinian Authority to prosper, the PA turned them into terror training camps. Now Hamas does the same at a World Heritage site.
The Anthedon, Gaza’s ancient port, dates back to the eighth century B.C., when Gaza was a major Philistine city

The Anthedon, Gaza’s ancient port, dates back to the eighth century B.C., when Gaza was a major Philistine city
Photo Credit: Biblical Archaeology Society

How much does Hamas treasure its heritage?

Its own Deputy Tourism Minister answers that question. “Regularly, I receive offers to buy antiquities from people who have managed to steal them from government-run heritage sites…. I think that the authorities should invest more in their ability to take care of the monuments in Gaza. Heritage is something that can’t be lost.”

Maybe it can’t be lost, but it can be thrown away, especially considering the Palestinian Authority’s unrivaled ability to “never lose an opportunity to lose an opportunity.”

About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


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5 Responses to “Hamas Bulldozes UN Heritage Site for Terrorist Training Grounds”

  1. Ani Stubbs says:

    waiting for UNESCO to blame Jews.

  2. Gil Gilman says:

    What nut case would want to take a vacation in any Hamas run area. Tourism bleh…

  3. Ralph Konrad says:

    "Training" probably has nothing to do with it, except as a collateral benefit. They tore down those ancient buildings as an insult to the entire world. They are such unmitigated pigs I have no idea why they are breathing my air.

  4. Grace Acosta says:

    They destroy everything they touch.

  5. Misheal Greenwald says:

    G-D will avenge.

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