Newsflash for UNESCO: Besides actual history, Quran says Temple Mount was site of Jewish Temple

Newsflash for UNESCO: Besides actual history, Quran says Temple Mount was site of Jewish Temple
Priestly blessing conferred at the Western Wall in Jerusalem during the high holy days. (Image via ToI)

[Ed. – Jeff takes us on a grand tour of evidence.  Another one to bookmark for reference.  Emphasis original.]

The UNESCO resolution echoes the propaganda of Palestinian Chairman Abbas, and Muslims across the Middle East. But that propaganda ignores that the ancient Greeks, Romans, Christians, and even the ancient Muslims reported Jerusalem and the Temple Mount were the property of the Jewish people.

UNESCO is also ignoring references to the Jewish Temple in texts the Muslims consider sacred.

The Qur’an refers to the existence of both temples in verse 17:7. …

The very verse in the Quran that makes the Temple Mount holy to Muslims also proves that the spot was occupied by the Jewish Temple.

The Islamic sanctity of the Haram al-Sharif [what the Muslims call the Temple Mount] is based upon verse 17:1…

The Official 1925 Supreme Moslem Council (Wakf) Guide Book To Al-Ḥaram Al-Sarif, recognized the presence of the Jewish Temples atop the Mount … paragraph two on page four…says, “Its [the Temple Mount’s] identity with the site of Solomon’s Temple is beyond dispute.” …

Ancient text, Muslim text, and Christian text all agree with the Jewish text that there was a holy temple on top Mount Moriah in Jerusalem.

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