Palestinian Authority says installing an elevator to make building accessible is an “invasion” and “Judaization”

PA against wheelchair accessibility for disabled at Cave of the Patriarchs
by Itamar Marcus
April 27, 2020

The Palestinian Authority is protesting Israel’s plan to make the Cave of the Patriarchs wheelchair accessible and condemning it as “Judaization.” This is in response to the decision by Israel’s Defense Ministry in February this year to install an elevator to make the religious center wheelchair accessible within a year. Currently the only access to the large religious site involves walking dozens of steps and people in wheelchairs have to forgo the visit or to be carried. The elevator to be installed will benefit both Jewish, Muslim, and Christian visitors to the holy site. READ MORE

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