The Palestinian Authority wants UNESCO to declare the Patriarchs’ Cave and Rachel’s Tomb as its heritage sites while Israel is excluding them from its own list.
A government committee headed by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is meeting Tuesday morning to decide on adding 16 more sites to Israel’s official list of heritage sites, but the Bible-based Patriarchs’ Cave and Rachel’s Tomb are not among them
Rabbi-Professor Daniel Hershkowitz, Science and Technology Minister and head of the Jewish Home party, issued an urgent appeal to Cabinet Secretary Tzvi Hauser that the two sites be included.
The government committee on heritage sites is headed by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and includes Hershkowitz as a member.
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