Posts Tagged ‘Temple mount’

 

The Most Fearsome Weapon of the Jewish People – Now Revealed

editor 22 September 2017

By Paula R. Stern..The most fearsome weapon of the Jewish people was unleashed recently (July 2017) on the Temple Mount. Israeli police, instructed to maintain the status quo and avoid annoying or insulting Muslims – even though the Muslims were boycotting the Temple Mount at the time – rushed to subdue the Jew who dared to unleash this weapon. Take a look at the video. It was all captured by several conveniently ready cellphones. What you will see is a man named Ari Abramowitz on the Temple Mount, and Israeli police rushing to stop him. (more…)

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The argument is about Jews, not metal detectors

editor 26 July 2017

By Jonathan S. Tobin/JNS.org.. To an objective observer, the crisis that erupted in the aftermath of a bloody terror attack near Jerusalem’s Temple Mount makes no sense. Three Arab terrorists used guns they had smuggled up to the compound July 14 to kill two Israeli policemen, both of whom happened to be Druze rather than Jewish. In response, Israeli authorities set up metal detectors to prevent a recurrence of the crime. [Photo top right: Palestinian rioters in eastern Jerusalem, near the Old City, protest Israel’s new Temple Mount metal detectors following Friday prayers July 21, 2017. Credit. Yonatan Sindel/Flash90](more…)

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Jews Openly Pray Atop Temple Mount For First Time in Decades

editor 20 July 2017

By Israel Today Staff.. Jewish visitors to Jerusalem’s Temple Mount on Monday (July 17, 2017) did something that many are calling a prophetic breakthrough–they prayed, openly and without harassment. [Photo top right: Temple Mount seen from the Mount of Olives; Wikipedia Commons](more…)

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The Day of Deranged Inversion

editor 20 July 2017

By Melanie Phillips.. Fatah, headed by Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas, has called for a “day of rage” tomorrow (i.e. Thursday July 20, 2017). This is ostensibly to protest against the metal detectors which the Israeli government has installed at Temple Mount in Jerusalem. That was in response to last Sunday’s (July 16, 2017) attack there by two Israeli Arabs. Already armed, they burst from the compound and murdered two Israeli Druze police officers, leaving a third officer injured. (more…)

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MKS Expected To Be Allowed On Temple Mount This Month

editor 4 July 2017

By Lahav Harkov.. “I call on all MKs to ascend the Mount and respect the place appropriately, leaving disputes and agendas behind,” MK Yehudah Glick said. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will lift his ban on lawmakers visiting the Temple Mount for a trial period later this month (July, 207), the State Attorney’s Office plans to tell the High Court of Justice. (more…)

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Trump Joins Up The Dots

editor 27 May 2017

By Melanie Phillips.. Now it becomes clear why President Trump selected as the destinations of his current tour Riyadh, Jerusalem and Rome. He is re-setting the foreign policy debate around the factor which is both fundamental and at the same time systematically ignored. He is reframing it as a conflict over religion. (more…)

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Turkey’s Erdogan Calls On Muslims Of The World To Flock To ‘Al-Aksa’

editor 9 May 2017

By Tovah Lazaroff.. The Turkish president condemned “the Israeli crimes against the Palestinians.” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday (May 8, 2017) called on Muslims to visit al-Aksa Mosque on the Temple Mount as frequently as possible. “As a Muslim community, we need to visit al-Aksa Mosque often – each day that Jerusalem is under occupation is an insult to us,” he said, according to the Turkish news agency Daily Sabah. [Photo top right:Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during an iftar event in Ankara, Turkey, June 27, 2016. (photo credit:REUTERS)]. (more…)

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Thousands attend priestly blessing at Western Wall

editor 18 April 2017

By JPost.com Staff.. The custom sees hundreds of Cohens (priests), descended from the biblical figure of Aaron and the Israelite tribe of Levi, raise their hands within their prayer shawls and bless the masses. Thousands of people flocked to the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City Monday (April 17, 2017) for the traditional Birkat Kohanim ceremony, the priestly blessing, held annually on the intermediate days of  Passover and Succot. (more…)

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Italy’s Prime Minister: UNESCO’s Jerusalem Resolution ‘Shocking,’ Next Time We’ll Vote Against It

editor 27 October 2016

By Barak Ravid.. Matteo Renzi says he will summon his foreign minister to find out why Italy abstained from the vote on the resolution that disregarded the ties between Jews and Jerusalem. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Friday assailed the anti-Israel resolution adopted by UNESCO last week, saying that he found it “shocking.” [Photo top right:Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi arrives at the EU summit in Brussels, Belgium October 21, 2016. Photo credit: Eric Vidal, Reuters]
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Photos: 50,000 Receive Priestly Blessing at Kotel, Reaffirm Jewish Dedication to Jerusalem

editor 27 October 2016

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz.. “Three times in a year shall all thy males appear before Hashem thy God in the place which He shall choose; on the feast of unleavened bread, and on the Shavuot, and on the Sukkot.” Deuteronomy 16:16. In a powerful display of the glory that once was the Jewish Temple, tens of thousands of Jews gathered at the Western Wall, also known as the Kotel, in Jerusalem on Wednesday (October 19, 2016) to be blessed by hundreds of Kohanim (Jewish men from the priestly caste). [Photo top right:Jewish worshippers wave the Lulav and Etrog in front of the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem’s Old City, during the Cohen Benediction priestly blessing at the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, October 19, 2016. (Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)] (more…)

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