AP Corrects Oversight Regarding Hebron Shrine

CAMERA staff prompted the following Associated Press correction regarding the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.

Error (Associated Press Worldstream, Mark Lavie, 4/28/05): The main focus of tension in the city is a holy site revered by both Christians and Muslims – the traditional burial site of the biblical Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and three of their wives.

Correction (Updated story, 4/28/05): The main focus of tension in the city is a holy site revered by both Jews and Muslims – the traditional burial site of the biblical Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and three of their wives.

AP deserves credit for promptly correcting this error as soon as it was brought to the wire service’s attention.

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