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Jews Praying At The Temple Mount

It’s a little complicated, and they’re not SUPPOSED to be allowed to, but…they are.

Israeli police were still ordered to stop non-Muslim prayer, but many Jews took advantage of the opportunity to pray; Rabbi Jeremy Gimpel, co-founder of the Land of Israel Network, emulated Jews of 2,000 years ago and prostrated himself on the stones; the Israeli police removed him from the site.

He told Breaking Israel News, “Bowing down on the stones is a Torah commandment, precisely like in Temple times, and in a way we aren’t able to do when the Waqf guards are here. I couldn’t resist. I felt like every prayer, every mitzvah (Torah commandment) done at the Temple Mount opened the door to geula just a little more.”

I’m sure I’m supposed to be horribly upset or something.

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Foxfier

Former sailor, trained calibration tech, current mother, current geek; has a former sailor current geek computer tech husband, five kids and two spoiled barn cats. Has been "Foxfier" since before Mozilla existed, let alone renamed their browser "Firefox." It's a purposeful misspelling of the photo-luminescent effect-- for something that might look scary but is harmless. That's it.

5 Comments

  1. I think they should in no way be in charge of it, or have veto power over who can be there.

    I don’t mind them being allowed to pray… I do mind the rather infamous destruction.

  2. I think Islam should be removed from the Temple Mount.

    That’s cold and asking for trouble.

    The problem Israel faces is that courtesies and concessions made to the Arabs are pocketed and met with a demand for more concessions, so it’s not prudent to be accommodating.

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