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Posts Tagged: Temple Mount

May 24, 2017 11:30 am

End Propaganda Myth That Jerusalem Is Holy to Muslims

It’s time to end the propaganda myth that Jerusalem is a holy city to Muslims. The Muslim fixation and clamor on Jerusalem is actually a very...

May 16, 2017 1:56 pm

Temple Mount Geography Confounds New York Times

A New York Times news article about preparations for President Donald Trump’s visit to Jerusalem included this sentence about the Western Wall: “The wall lies...

May 3, 2017 10:31 am

Two IDF Soldiers Banned From Temple Mount After Salute - Two IDF soldiers touring the Temple Mount on Israeli Independence Day were banned from future visits after the soldiers apparently saluted at the holy...

March 28, 2017 10:50 am

New Poll: Support Among Israeli Jews for West Bank Pullout, Establishment of Palestinian State Decreasing

Support among the Israeli Jewish public for a withdrawal from the West Bank and the establishment of a Palestinian state is decreasing, a new poll...

February 6, 2017 7:38 am

The UNSC Resolution 2334 Boomerang Effect

In 70 CE, the Romans expelled the Jews from the land of Israel, destroyed Jerusalem and burned the holy Temple to the ground. Although 2 million...

February 5, 2017 9:02 am

UK Students Rights Activist: Hamas-Linked ‘Friends of Al-Aqsa’ Key Fomenter of Campus Antisemitism

A British campus activist said on Friday that a key player behind the deteriorating situation for Jewish students in the UK is an outside anti-Israel group...

January 27, 2017 6:13 am

Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem May Save the Temple Mount

This past Monday, I arrived in Israel to begin a whirlwind tour with 30 millennial Evangelical pastors from across the United States. All but two of them...

January 19, 2017 3:36 pm

In DC for Trump Inauguration, Likud MK Expresses Hope That Expected Change in US Jerusalem Policy Will Prompt Israel to Allow Jewish Prayer on Temple Mount

A Likud MK currently visiting the US said on Thursday he “definitely” hopes that an expected upcoming shift in American policy regarding Jerusalem would prompt...

December 26, 2016 1:33 pm

Netanyahu: World Leaders Who Wished Us Happy Hanukkah After Backing ‘Shameful’ UN Resolution Don’t Understand Holiday’s Meaning

World leaders who issued Hanukkah greetings after backing the "shameful" anti-settlement UN Security Council resolution last week do not understand the holiday’s meaning, Israeli Prime Minister...

November 1, 2016 6:27 am

The Hostility and Hypocrisy of Left-Wing Israeli NGOs

Israeli human rights group B'Tselem recently appeared before a special session of the United Nations Security Council, excoriating Israel and pleading with the body to act against...

October 26, 2016 8:12 am

Post-UNESCO Resolution Blues

During the festival of Sukkot, UNESCO passed a resolution disconnecting Jews from their holiest site, the Temple Mount. Despite the resolution, some 70,000 Jews thronged...

October 26, 2016 6:50 am

No Sense Denying the Jewish Connection to Jerusalem - Archaeologists have uncovered even more evidence of the ancient Jewish connection to Jerusalem -- this right after UNESCO and the Palestinian Authority (PA) declared that Jews have no...

October 23, 2016 7:36 am

Jews and Christians Rejoicing Over the Sukkot Holiday Drowned Out the Foolish, Futile UNESCO Resolution

UNESCO chose a rather odd time to ratify its resolution against Israel’s “occupation of Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al-Haram Al-Sharif” and Jerusalem’s Old City. The declaration, which was initially...

October 21, 2016 7:15 am

Muslims, Christians and Jews Must Oppose the UNESCO Decision

Some years ago, while browsing in a dusty second-hand bookstore in London, I came across a pamphlet titled A Brief Guide to Al-Haram Al-Sharif. The document...


US Veterans in Israel: Memorial Day Profiles in Courage and Healing (Part Two) - According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 20 veterans commit suicide across...

Two-State Solution Conspicuously Absent from Trump’s Agenda in Israel - During his meeting with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday...

Manchester Attack Prompts US Law Enforcement Reaction

US intelligence and law enforcement agencies are reacting to Monday's suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester, England, with new warnings...


Church of Scotland’s Rejection of BDS and Criticism of Hamas Draws Ca...

Scottish Jews have cautiously welcomed the Church of Scotland's decision at its annual General Assembly to reject the BDS campaign...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Over the Years, Palestinian Leaders Have ‘Excelled ...

Over the years, Palestinian leaders have “excelled in two things: rhetoric and missing opportunities,” a Saudi journalist wrote in a...