An Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Sunday decried an Israeli plan to build a synagogue near the Al-Aqsa Mosque and called on the international community to prevent any further desecration of the Temple Mount, according to the Tehran Times.
About a dozen Jewish men were removed by police while touring the Temple Mount after praying and singing Monday, according to The Jewish Daily Forward.
Nearly half of Israelis wants the Temple to be rebuilt in Jerusalem according to a poll commissioned by Israel's Knesset Television Channel, Worthy News learned on Monday, July 19th.
JERUSALEM, Israel, 31 August 2000 (Newsroom) -- As Israeli and Palestinian leaders continue their pursuit of an illusive peace agreement, the question of who will control Temple Mount -- sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims -- looms as the biggest obstacle to a settlement.
Israeli President Moshe Katsav demanded on Wednesday that the government stop the destruction of antiquities on the Temple Mount, adding that he could not shake off the impression that the Waqf's goal is not only to reinforce Muslim control of the Mount, but "to erase every Jewish trace" there.