CRIHL statement regarding the destruction of the Mosque in Al-Mafkara
On the morning of Tuesday the 4th of December 2012, in Al-Mafkara near Yatta in the southern
Despite questions of legality, the Council urges that special consideration be given to places of worship so that each person may worship in his or her community; and that special dispensations be considered for the construction of places of worship.
The Council calls respective authorities to prevent any desecration or offense to religious sensibilities.
The Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land consists of the Chief Rabbinate of