'Jerusalem has been the Capital of the Jewish People since Days of King David,' Israeli President Reuven Rivlin told Chile's Sebastián Piñera after he visited the Jewish Temple Mount with a Palestinians delegation.
Dozens of Palestinians have been trying to force their way into an area of the Temple Mount that was closed off following large-scale destruction of Jewish antiquities under the direction of the Islamic Waqf.
Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites in Jerusalem, sent the following open letter to the administration of Amnesty International, dated February 13, 2019, blasting the human rights organization for demanding tour companies boycott Jewish heritage sites in Israel. A report that you published has been brought to my attention in which... Read more »
Using the cover of Ramadan's final days, when there are no Jews on the Temple Mount, the Waqf continued to illegally remove soil containing historical artifacts from periods as early as the First Temple era.
As we pray at the Western Wall and gaze up at the Temple Mount, we cannot help but wonder why there is no Holy Temple today. Does it have anything to do with the slanderous report of the spies in the times of Moses?