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This Land is My Land/This Land is Your Land

We finally visited Haram al-Sharif – which houses the Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock – this past weekend, after being on a waitlist for a year to get in for a special behind-the-scenes tour of one of the most important religious sites in the world. 676 more words

Posts From Jerusalem

Israel cancels permits for elderly Gazans traveling to Al-Aqsa for Friday prayers

DEC. 6, 2016

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) – Israeli authorities Tuesday cancelled weekly permits allowing elderly Gazans to travel to occupied East Jerusalem on Fridays to attend prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque. 193 more words

Israel

JERUSALEM AND UMAR IBN AL-KHATTAB by Firas Alkhateeb

Jerusalem is a city holy to the three largest monotheistic faiths – Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Because of its history that spans thousands of years, it goes by many names: Jerusalem, al-Quds, Yerushaláyim, Aelia, and more, all reflecting its diverse heritage. 1,333 more words

Islam

“. . . “States must each protect minorities, their national or ethnic identity and their linguistic, cultural and religious identity. . . .” (UN Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights)

❶ US slams Israeli plan to ‘legalise’ settlement outposts

  • Background: “The Palestinians In Israel: The Challenge Of The Indigenous Group Politics In The ‘Jewish State’.” …
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Netanyahu

"Jews forbidden to step upon ground of al-Aqsa Mosque"

The Associate Director of the Neturei Karta International has hailed the UNESCO resolution on maintaining the Islamic nature of the al-Aqsa Mosque, saying rabbis had previously urged Jewish people not to engage in deputes over religious places. 123 more words

Politics

UNESCO vote is about Israeli occupation, not Jewish history

Oct 19,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Daoud Kuttab

The recent resolution that was approved by the world’s cultural body about the old city of Jerusalem, Al Haram Al Sharif and the Ibrahimi Mosque had nothing to do with Jews or Jewish history. 758 more words

Arab World