Jerusalem Authorities Approve Construction Of Controversial Museum Of Tolerance

“After a two-year delay the Jerusalem municipal planning committee approved on Monday the plan to build the Museum of Tolerance in the city center.” A new design by Tel Aviv architects has replaced Frank Gehry’s original, rejected as too expensive. But many opponents, arguing that the selected site is a medieval Muslim cemetery, want the entire project stopped.

Source: Ha'aretz (Israel) 06/09/11