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Police Stop Islamic Work on Temple Mount in Jerusalem

From Police Stop Islamic Work on Temple Mount in Jerusalem: Police on Tuesday stopped Wakf Muslim trust officials from performing unauthorized construction work on the Temple Mount. Officers blocked workers from continuing unauthorized “surfacing work,” said Jerusalem police chief Cmdr. Keep Reading

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First Temple Seal Found in City of David

More archaeological proof that the Jewish people are indigenous to Israel. From First Temple Seal Found in City of David: An ancient seal bearing an archaic Hebrew inscription dating back to the 8th century BCE has been uncovered in an archeological excavation in Jerusalem’s City of David, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Thursday. The seal,… Keep Reading

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The Latest Damage to Antiquities on the Temple Mount

The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs has just published an article called The Latest Damage to Antiquities on the Temple Mount. An excerpt: It is only too evident that the on-going Waqf excavations on the Temple Mount, which are generally carried out without archaeological supervision of any kind, have severely damaged antiquities from many periods.… Keep Reading

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Iran Plans on Destroying Tomb of King Cyrus, Friend of the Jews

I like to think that I am no longer shocked by what Islamists do, by who they kill, by how they behead, by what they mutilate. I like to think that I am no longer shocked by what historical sites Islamists detonate, deface, or deform, or what rich and multi-layered cultural sites they wipe out,… Keep Reading

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