Sunday, November 2, 2014

The Temple Mount Taliban

Rabbi Yehuda Glick, the target of an attempted assassination in Jerusalem on Wednesday, is described thus in the Australian press:

1) "... a far-right Israeli religious activist... part of a movement to grant Jews permission to pray at the site known to them as Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, which houses the Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem." (Attack puts holy city on edge, Allyn Fisher-Ilan, Reuters/SMH, 31/10/14)

2) "... a leading campaigner for prayer rights for Jews at the sacred site known to them as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary." (Closure of sacred site 'an act of war', Robert Tait, Telegraph/SMH, 1/11/14)

3) "... a Jewish activist who wants Jews to pray at the complex. At present, Israel allows Jews to visit... but not pray." (Day of rage engulfs Jerusalem, John Lyons, The Australian, 1/11/14)

Absent further inquiry, you'd be forgiven for thinking that Glick was little more than an advocate for religious freedom.

In fact, he's the former director of The Temple Institute, an outfit which declares that:

"Geo-politically, the Temple Mount has to be cleared of the Dome of the Rock and the mosques which are presently located upon it before the physical rebuilding of the Holy Temple can begin. Many scenarios can be imagined which would accomplish this, the most promising, and not necessarily the most far-fetched, would entail Moslem recognition of the Mount as the intended location for the rebuilt Temple." (Frequently asked questions,

Puts rather a whole new construction on the matter, know what I mean?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Rabbi Yehuda Glick, it seems, is more of a promotor, a promotor of a next world war in the crackpot Duteronomy statutes and judgments traditions "which ye shall observe to do."

"ye shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which ye shall possess served their gods.'

"The law" is to "destroy them totally" to "possess" and "dwellest in their land", "do not intermarry with them", "Make no treaty with them", "show them no mercy", "Break down their altars, smash their sacred stones, cut down their Asherah poles and burn their idols in the fire. For you are a people holy to the Lord your God." etc, etc, ad nau'seam.

"Driving Out the Nations, Chapter 7, Deuteronomy"

Or as BoB Dylan so eloquently put it,
" He was tryin' to create a next world war,

He found a promoter who nearly fell off the floor,

He said I never engaged in this kind of thing before,

But yes I think it can be very easily done,

We'll just put some bleachers out in the sun,

And have it on Highway 61"

"Highway 61 Revisited", Bob Dylan