Tag: Temple Mount

First red heifer in 2,000 years born in Israel

The Temple Institute announced the birth of an entirely red female calf that “brings the promise of reinstating Biblical purity to the world”. Red heifers feature in end times tales in both Christianity and Judaism. The cow’s birth and sacrifice is said to proceed the construction of the Third Temple in Jerusalem. And the Third Temple’s construction […]

Three Knesset members ascend Temple Mount

Three members of Knesset ascended the Temple Mount on Monday, continuing a wave of coalition MKs vising the site after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lifted a three-year ban on visitng the site. Yehuda Glick (Likud) and Amir Ohana (Likud) and Shuli Moalem-Rafaeli (Bayit Yehudi) visited the site on Monday, raising the total to five MKs […]

“Trump is destined to rebuild the temple”

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump might not be the most popular person inside the beltway, in California, on U.S. college campuses or in the American media, but his support is growing in Israel, with one prominent rabbi saying he believes the president is destined to rebuild the Jerusalem Temple before the coming of the Messiah.Rabbi Yosef […]

Waqf: Temple Mount is exclusively for Muslims

The Jerusalem Waqf office, which is subordinate to the Jordanian Waqf office, condemned the decision of the Jerusalem police to prevent Arabs from playing soccer on the Temple Mount.In a statement, the Waqf said that it does not recognize the authority of the “Zionist courts”to intervene in the affairs of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and therefore […]

The Temple Mount crisis ended Trump’s Palestinian honeymoon

In Washington three months ago, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas praised US President Donald Trump’s “wisdom,” “courageous stewardship” and “great negotiating ability.” Speaking in the White House’s Roosevelt Room, where he and Trump were addressing the media, Abbas switched from Arabic to English. “Now, Mr. President,” he declared, “with you we have hope.” Twenty days […]

Iran accused of helping fund Temple Mount unrest

The Islamic Republic of Iran reportedly provided aid to Palestinian protesters demonstrating against new security measures at the Temple Mount last month.   The aid reportedly included boxes of food and drink, which came with a flyer attached depicting the Dome of the Rock and a quote attributed to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei reading, […]

Dramatic Spike in Jewish Visitors to Temple Mount Could Spark More Terror

The Temple Mount—a site of significance to the world’s three major monotheistic religions of Judaism, Islam and Christianity—remains in the middle of a geopolitical standoff as Jews described as “ideological” are visiting the Muslim-controlled prayer compound in greater numbers. More than 1,300 Jewish visitors ascended the Temple Mount Aug. 1 on the annual Tisha B’Av […]

Saudi Arabia says that calls for internationalization of holy sites ‘a declaration of war’

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister called what he said was Qatar’s demand for an internationalization of the Muslim hajj pilgrimage a declaration of war against the kingdom, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday, but Qatar said it never made such a call. “Qatar’s demands to internationalize the holy sites is aggressive and […]

For First Time in 2,000 Years, Jewish Priests Will Learn “Lost” Laws of Holy of Holies

For the first time in 2,000 years, a group of Kohanim (men of the Jewish priestly caste) living close to Jerusalem’s Old City are studying the relevant Jewish laws to be able to ascend the Temple Mount and enter the Holy of Holies, where God’s presence is said to dwell. This development was initiated by […]

Jordan’s intel tags Hizballah for Temple Mt. terror

The Israeli police Thursday, July 20, released a video tape recording the movements of the terrorists heading for the murderous attack they committed on Temple Mount six days ago, when they shot dead two Israeli border guard police officers.   The film shows not three but four men who carefully stepped away from each other before entering […]