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Jerusalem's Temple Mount - Is it Holy to both Jew and Muslim?

The Old City of Jerusalem

Old Jerusalem
Image: Free Israel Photos

Jerusalem has been a Jewish holy city since the days of King David, and the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem, the site of two Jewish Temples, is the holiest site in Judaism. But in 638 AD the Muslims captured Jerusalem from the Byzantines and built the al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock on the site of the Jewish Temple. So is the Temple Mount an Islamic holy site too? How important is this site to the Muslim?

For some Muslims the Mount is widely considered to be the third holiest site in Islam. But why is it even the 'third'? The word 'Jerusalem' is not even mentioned in the Quran, but it is mentioned 667 times in the Bible! And while Jews pray facing the Temple Mount, Muslims pray towards Mecca! Yet, the PA leadership say "We will never accept a Palestinian state without Jerusalem as its capital". Jerusalem is indeed a 'heavy stone' for the nations and will be the vortex of future Middle East turmoil (Zech 12.3). In answer to the question: "Is it the view of the United States that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel?", the US State Department replied:

" We are not going to prejudge the outcome of negotiations, including the final status of Jerusalem." [Victoria Nuland, March 2012]

Please see the video and make up your own mind. If you require further information, see The Big Lie.

Israel's Land Boundaries

The Old City of Jerusalem

Image: Eli E. Hertz

The Bible says:

"I will take the sons of Israel from among the nations where they have gone ... and bring them into their own land ..." (Ezek 37.21)

The question is: 'What exactly is their own land?' The legal foundation of Israel's land boundaries can be traced back to the 1920 San Remo Peace Conference, the 1922 Mandate for Palestine, the 1947 UN Resolution 181, and Article 80 of the UN Charter.

These often ignored documents explain the legal rights of both Jews and Palestinians (the Mandate safeguarded the civil and religious rights of all inhabitants of Palestine, irrespective of race or religion and political rights to self-determination for Arabs were guaranteed by the League of Nations). Likewise, according to international law, the Israeli people can settle anywhere between the Jordan and the Mediterranean Sea, which includes Gaza and the West Bank. Unfortunately the Palestinians, the media and even the UN often ignore these historical facts. Please see the facts for yourself in the following 15 minute video. For more detail see Israel's Legal Borders.

Israel's Plea to the UN

UN General Assembly - Manhatten

UN General Assembly, Manhatten
Image: Yerpo - GNU Free License

If only the UN would listen to the truth about Israel! About how Israel has accepted a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict several times, only for it to be rejected by Arab nations. About how Israel actually gained land each time she has been attacked! About how Israel wants Arabs to live peaceably within Israel. About how God, not the UN or any other body, has given the land to the Israeli people.

The following video supposes that Rabbi Gershon Overlander, Director of Chabad House of Hendon, London, addresses the UN General Assembly. It didn't happen - the film is not real. But the Rabbi's speach is real and everything he says should be heard by the UN. Hear more from Rabbi Gershon Overlander at A new approach to the Middle East conflict.

Israel Protects Christians from Radical Islam

Israel and the Arab nations

Israel is now the only safe haven
for Middle East Christians

The Arab Spring has given a big boost to radical Islamists like the Muslim Brotherhood, and has increased problems for Middle East Christians. Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti recently issued a fatwa stating that "All churches on the Arabian Peninsula must be destroyed". In just one month alone (February 2012), churches and monasteries were attacked or destroyed in nine different Muslim countries. There is now widespread persecution and cleansing of Christians throughout the Middle East, but most of the media refuse to report it!

Israel is now the last safe haven for Christians in the Middle East. Israel's Prime Minister says: "Israel's Christian population will always be free to practice their faith".

Worldwide Persecution of Christians

Persecution of Christians

Jesus said that His followers would be persecuted:

"... they will lay their hands on you and will persecute you ... you will be hated by all because of My name." (Lk 21.12-17)
"... an hour is coming for everyone who kills you to think that he is offering service to God" (Jn 16.2)

Over 200 million Christians in 80 countries are being persecuted because of their faith. Persecution is especially intense in the 10-40 window and John 16.2 above could be taken as a prediction of persecution from the Muslim world. For example, Christians are being persecuted in Algeria, Egypt, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Pakistan and Africa. For more detail see Persecuted Christians.

Equality & Sharia Law in the UK

Sharia Law in the UK

Sharia (traditional Islamic law) was developed by Muslim scholars from the Quran and the teachings of Muhammad. It covers many aspects of life, such as dress code, finance, property, hygiene, religion and politics. Legally recognised Sharia courts now operate in the UK and deal with civil, commercial and family matters.

Muslims promoting Sharia believe that Islamic law must supersede the law of the land because Sharia is divinely ordained and recognises no superior secular authority. It is claimed that the fundamental aim of Islam is to be at war with a nation until it submits to Sharia Law (Islamic rule) - see dar al-Islam - House of Islam. This is alarming for the UK and may be the true reason for on-going tensions. If this is not true, then this fundamental aim needs to be denied by the imams.

But there is a more immediate concern. Sharia is fundamentally inconsistent with UK law when it comes to equality. It treats women very differently from men e.g. divorce is difficult for women but very easy for men. It is claimed that Muslim women are suffering discrimination within closed Sharia courts, and judges now question whether decisions in Sharia courts are in accordance with the Human Rights Act.


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Last Updated: 10 March 2013