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"When they pray In Jerusalem they point their behind to the Dome of the Rock and the Temple Mount...."
The Video says "An Islamic Holy Site"? Palestinians use the Temple Mount as play ground where they have picnics and play soccer
Among Sunni Muslims, the Mount is widely considered to be the third holiest site in Islam
From the Video " Deep Down the Palestinians know they are occupying a Jewish holy site, and from time to time they start riots on the Temple Mount."
At this time the Jewish population of Palestine was approximately 650,000, the Arab population around 1.2 million.
dontreally your threads are getting more stupid every day: We live in the 21st Century where laws govern people based on rationality. We no longer live in the period of the crusades nor do we live in a period where one has a justification to invade sovereign foreign territory to claim or reclaim ancient holy sites. This is the major factor: Acquisition of territory through war is inadmissable, the security council has confirmed this on a multitude of occasions. Israel should adhere to the principles of law, democracy, co-operation and rationality or admit that they are not a civil adversary but an un-civil adversary.
Untill one can point out how the annexation of Jerusalem is legal under international law, then your stupid religous justification can be completely ignored.
So kids playing soccer probably don't know any better?
Originally posted by dontreally
So this video pretty much proves that the Muslim religious claim of "Jerusalem being sacred" is at the very least not as a sacred as it is to Judaism.
They play soccer in its courtyards, something they would never do at the Kaaba in Mecca. Something religious/orthodox Jews would never dream of doing.
They sit in it and have picnics as if there were no difference between here and a local park.
Theres random acts of vandalism inside the Temple mount, of all places.
All this being the case, it is understandable why Palestinians/supporters would want this video removed. It exposes the central reality that the claim Islam makes toward Jerusalem is factitious. If anyone should have Jerusalem as their capital; it is the Jews. And of all parts of Jerusalem, East Jerusalem (Aka Old Jerusalem; the part with thousands of Jewish/hebrew inscripted tombstones. and sadly was the part where hundreds of ancient synagogues stood - which were systematically destroyed during Jordans occupation of the West Bank (Judea/Samaria). But above all; the Temple Mount, the Zion of Judaism, the place where they turned to 3 times in their daily prayers for over 2000 years of exile, deserves to be returned to the Jews.
This would be such a splendid act of good faith on the part of Muslims. To call two places their most holy; fine. But to arrogate and usurp someone elses religious site; and even now you show complete contempt for that site by allowing soccer playing, and picnics; essentially in religious terms, making a complete mockery of the holiness of the Temple Mount?? And still demanding amidst this foolishness that you have a right to it??
Im sorry. Any just, sensible person can understand how this is wrong.edit on 25-6-2011 by dontreally because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by bluemirage5
reply to post by dontreally
Patience is a great virtue.....
In the next warwe WILL take back all the the Temple Mount and everything that belongs to us.edit on 25-6-2011 by bluemirage5 because: (no reason given)
To this you posted some religous philosophy, stating that pagans and non-religous people are ignorant and so forth: You are entiteled to your beliefs however it is my duty to instruct you that the Torah, the Bible, the Quran or any other religous document do not have an binding affects on international law and rightfully so, as both the Quran and the Torah have some violent passages dealing with conflict and some passages advocating racial superiority.
Israel would dictate it's approach to foreign policy along the lines of religion which would inturn conflict with international law as the outcome of Israel's foreign policy would most likely violate international law.
If I killed your family and stole you house, then justified it by saying your house is a holy site of my religion, I would be arrested.
Non here claim that Jerusalem is not a holy site of the Jews. What we do claim is that the religous argument has no relevance nor creed in the debate of international law and the question of Jerusalem
For one, Jews are not allowed to pray on the holy mount. That is unacceptable. Second, in the terms of Judaism, it is a "Chilul HaShem", desecration of G-ds name, for the Jews to be subjugated like this. After nearly 2 millenia, give back to them what is theirs, and what they have not forgotten or lost zeal for.
. Would the fact that East Jerusalem is controled by an Arab state or an International Orginization(partition plan) make Jerusalem any less holy for the Jews? No. As you constantly state, relgion is not confined to within the borders of the modern state.