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?
Palestinian leaders use Jewish visits to the Temple Mount to stir hatred and incite violence, claiming Israel blocks access and “desecrates” the site. The time has come for the Palestinians to stop “dying for a lie”!
Any attempt to sever our ties to our holiest place, where the First and Second Temples stood, just makes us unify around our indigenous homeland even more. By Brooke Goldstein, founder and executive director, The Lawfare Project For a Jew, the Temple Mount is everything. We pray facing the Temple Mount. We break a glass... Read more »