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Ten things you never knew about the Knights Templar

Bit of festive fun – here are ten things you may not have known about the Knights Templar – add your own facts in the comments below: 1,098 more words

The story unteller of Jerusalem

In early September a couple of years ago, I spent the night in Jerusalem with a friend who was visiting Israel for the first time. It was the same night on which I experienced the haunting, liminal ceremony of sleeping on a roof in the Old City and being woken at 4.30am by the Fajr adhan from the al-Aqsa mosque. 1,056 more words

The Al Aqsa Libel: A Brief History

by Ken Levin
November 26, 2014

Repeated claims in recent weeks by Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas that Israel was attacking or otherwise threatening the Al Aqsa mosque on the Temple Mount, and Abbas’s calls for Palestinians and other Muslims to take action to defend Al Aqsa and “purify” the Temple Mount, have been a key factor in the latest spate of deadly Arab assaults on Israelis. READ MORE

Israel & Middle East

Sunni Political Islam: Engine of ‘Israeli-Palestinian’ Conflict

by Jonathan Spyer
November 22, 2014

An oft-repeated sentiment currently doing the rounds in discussions of the Israeli-Palestinian issue is that it is imperative that the conflict not become a “religious” one. 36 more words

Israel & Middle East

What is it: Temple Mount or Al-Aqsa?

Politics can be very dangerous when politicians go on the selective reality rampage. They then show self-experience of cognitive dissonance that is to recognize by gabs in the reality they show. 525 more words


A Imam from the Al-Aqsa?

Here’s a exact copy from a page of our research: ” THE DANGER OF ISRAELI PROVOCATIONS: THE AL AQSA MOSQUE”  which is expected to be released in 2015… 771 more words


Why religious Jews are divided over the Temple Mount

By Nissim Leon

As tensions between Jews and Muslims come to a head in Jerusalem, it is worth remembering that one of Israel’s most prominent rabbis strictly forbade Jews from visiting Judaism’s holiest site in the wake of the Six-Day War… 1,743 more words