Rabbi Glick was motivated by a vision of the Temple Mount as a House of Prayer for All Nations. He did not object to Muslims praying on the site and was even filmed praying alongside Muslims at the site.
The location is very accessible from the modern city of Jerusalem. It may seem incredible that these treasures could remain hidden for 2,000 years in such a publicly accessible spot but Moskoff sees this as part of the story.
In 2003, the Indian government ordered an archaeological survey of the site the results were presented to the High Court that was judging the matter. The survey determined that the remains of a 10th-century temple existed under the mosque.
Abu Khalbiah, who heads the Al-Quds and Al-Aqsa Commission in the Palestinian parliament, categorized permitting Jews to practice freedom of worship on the Temple Mount “a blatant provocation” and warned that Israeli officials seek to demolish the Al-Aqsa mosque and build the temple on its ruins.
After waiting for hours in the blistering heat with no food or water, Jewish pilgrims hoping to enter the Temple Mount on the holiday where they commemorate the destruction of both Temples, were finally allowed.
Breaking Israel News editor David Sidman speaks with ‘Students for the Temple Mount’ activist Michael Miller. The organization is launching a new campaign in an effort to bring the construction of the 3rd Temple into mainstream Jewish conversation and conscience.
Moshe Feiglin and his Zehut party have not made any indication that they are dropping out. This means that Netanyahu will likely be left with no choice but to boost the only pro-3rd Temple party in the current elections.
“The idea is for people to focus on the true meaning of Tisha B’Av,” said Rabbi Chaim Richman, international director of the Temple Institute. “Tisha B’Av is not about just mourning, it is about acting to bring the Holy Temple back to the world