Tag Archives: destruction

Destroying Jewish history

In the middle of the Six Day War in 1967, Motta Gur may famously have announced “The Temple Mount is in our hands“, but the truth is that this is far from evident today.  The ongoing destruction at the hands … Continue reading

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Tisha Be’Av 5772 – 2012

It is the fast of Tisha Be’Av (9th of Av) today (OK, technically it is the 10th today, since we don’t fast on Shabbat besides on Yom Kippur), the saddest day in the Jewish calendar. The fast commemorates the destruction … Continue reading

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Is Israel neglecting its sovereignty in Jerusalem?

A shocking situation that has been chronicled by archeologists, historians and bloggers for a long while now has finally made it into the Israeli mainstream media, and not before time. Ynet, in a special report, asks: Is Israel losing the … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av

Tonight begins the 25 hour fast of Tisha B’Av (lit: the 9th day of the month of Av), the saddest day in the Jewish calendar. The fast commemorates the destruction of both the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem as … Continue reading

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