Israeli society as you know is quite divided in many ways many Israelis are secular in other words they just want a safe place where they can be Jewish and not have you know riots against them in pogroms against them and they want to feel safe like we all do so they’re not really
I will tell you that I have not been checked anywhere like at the entrance to the temple hill. They search clothes, there are security gates like at the airport. Not only do they open backpacks, they take everything out of them. For example, I had a yarmulke – they took it from me and
In October 2016, UNESCO condemned Israel for restricting access to part of the holiest site in the world for Jews, Muslims and to a lesser extent, Christians. Recent violence between Israel and Palestine centers around the site, called the Temple Mount, which has a long history of sparking conflict between Israel and the surrounding Muslim
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF WHEN YOU HEAR THE TERM, MOUNT ZION? DO YOU THINK OF THE CITY OF JERUSALEM OR THE HEAVENLY CITY JESUS IS PREPARING FOR THE REDEEMED? WHEN I HEAR THE TERM, I ALWAYS THINK IMMEDIATELY OF AN ACTUAL MOUNTAIN BY THAT NAME THAT EXISTS IN JERUSALEM TODAY. FOR A VISIT TO
IF YOU WERE TO SELECT THE MOST SIGNIFICANT MOUNTAIN IN THE WORLD, WHAT WOULD IT BE? MOUNT EVEREST? MOUNT RAINIER? HOW ABOUT MOUNT FUJI IN JAPAN OR MOUNT KILIMANJARO IN TANZANIA? ALL OF THESE ARE VERY TALL, MAJESTIC MOUNTAINS OF GREAT BEAUTY, BUT ALL OF THEM TOGETHER CANNOT RIVAL THE SIGNIFICANCE OF A VERY SMALL
All the other gates, which are 8 in number, are either closed or service Muslims only. Now the Southern part of the Temple Mount is entered by the Gate of the Mughrabians.