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  The Temple Mount - the Haram-esh-Sharif
The Temple Mount (Heb., Har Habayit; Arabic, Haram esh-Sharif, the Noble Sanctuary),is identified in both Jewish and Islamic tradition as the area of Mount Moriah where Abraham offered up his son in sacrifice (Genesis 22:1-18; the Koran, Sura Al-Saffat 37:102-110).
Following the destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans in the year 70, the area of the Temple was deliberately left in ruins (first by the Romans, then by the Byzantines).
The interior glass mosaics in the drum and dome contain representations of Byzantine imperial jewelry, and one of the ornate inscriptions affirms that God is One and not three; and that Jesus was an apostle of God and His Word, and not His son.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Society_&_Culture/geo/Mount.html   (732 words)

  Temple Mount - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ariel Sharon's controversial September 28, 2000, visit to the Temple Mount is cited by some people as the event that precipitated the Second Intifada, although others, including Palestinian representatives,[1] dismiss this and instead feel that the catalyst for the violence was the breakdown of the Camp David negotiations on July 25, 2000.
The Talmud says that this took place on the Temple Mount, and Jewish tradition has it that the rock in the Dome of the Rock was the one on which he slept.
On February 11, 2004, the eastern wall of the Temple Mount was damaged by an earthquake.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Temple_Mount   (4963 words)

 Highlights in the History of Jerusalem and the Temple Mount
The Roman Akva Fortress is conquered by the Maccabees, thus freeing the Temple from alien supervision.
Pilate, 26-36 CE Herod Antippas, exiled 39 CE Herod Agrippa, died 44 CE Jesus tempted by the devil on the pinnacle of the temple, (Luke 4:1-12).
Martyrdom of Stephen on the Temple Mount, Saul of Tarsus consenting.
www.templemount.org /history.htm   (1904 words)

 The Temple Mount . . .
Many Bible students believe the references to the "temple" and the "altar" and the "outer court" in Revelation Chapter 11 are referring to spiritual things, and have nothing to do with an actual physical rebuilt temple on the Temple Mount.
There may be one day soon a new Jewish temple being built on the Temple Mount, and if that should be the case, it will be almost certainly a bench-mark in the time scale of end-time events.
If a physical temple is erected on the Temple Mount and if this abomination of desolation is something we can physically see, then we will be on a finite and specific countdown to the exact day of the end of the age.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/vkuenzi/TempleMount.htm   (1725 words)

 Temple Mount & Land of Israel Faithful Movement
These gates were in the First and the Second Temple the main entrance of the Israeli pilgrims to the Temple Mount on their way to worship in the Temple.
The Temple Mount Faithful Movement answered this call of G-d from the first moment that we heard it 40 years ago when the G-d of Israel led His Israeli soldiers to liberate His Holy Temple Mount and to immediately rebuild His Temple.
For forty years the Temple Mount Faithful Movement has acted, struggled and fought in Jerusalem, and all over Israel and the world to educate everyone about the urgent need to answer this call of G-d in the life of our generation as He is expecting from us to do so.
www.templemountfaithful.org   (714 words)

 Temple Mount (BiblePlaces.com)
The present Temple Mount was constructed by Herod the Great beginning in 20 B.C. Construction on it continued for 83 years until 64 A.D. when a halt was called to the project and 18,000 workers were laid off (riots resulted).
Jerusalem: The Temple Mount (Walking in Their Sandals) Part of a larger article on Jerusalem, section 9 briefly describes the Temple Mount, focusing on aspects of the second Temple Period.
The Temple Mount in Jerusalem (templemount.org) Presents three theories on the location of the Jewish temple, highlighting the research of Tuvia Sagiv.
www.bibleplaces.com /templemount.htm   (780 words)

 Temple Mount Wall Collapses
The bulge measured 25 meters [82 feet] high and tens of meters wide running westward from the south-eastern corner (the Pinnacle of the Temple) to an area below the El Aqsa mosque, which is built on the southern wall of the Temple Mount.
It was so special that the bulge happened immediately after the Temple Mount Faithful carried the cornerstone for the Third Temple to the area in front of the southern wall of the Temple Mount.
The collapse of walls on the Temple Mount, and all the other signs that were mentioned above, are very clear signs that the foreign pagan presence on the Temple Mount is about to be removed.
www.templemountfaithful.org /News/20040204.htm   (1323 words)

 Jews for Allah - Masjid ul Aqsa the Third Temple
The temple was burned to the ground by the Babylonians in 586 BC.
The inhabitants of Israel left the Temple of Solomon a pile of rubble and garbage for almost (Six Hundred Years, nearly 10 generations of Israelis) 70 AD -to- 647 AD, until it was finally beautifully restored by the unity of Jews and ancestral brothers of Jews, the Muslims.
Further proof that Muslims have rebuilt the Temple Mount is that there are no idols in the current place of worship, there are no pictures, the prayers are preformed the way Jews used to pray, and the prayers are made directly to the Creator of Abraham with no intercessors.
www.jews-for-allah.org /Why-Believe-in-Allah/Temple-Mount-restored-by-Muhammad.htm   (1091 words)

 The Temple Institute: Third Temple Culture
The Temple Mount and the state are not on a collision course, because as is its custom, the State of Israel builds bypass roads.
The main thing is not to clash with the problem, with the role of the Temple Mount during the redemption era.
Rabbi Dov Lior and the Yesha council of rabbis openly permit and encourage the entry of Jews to the Temple Mount.
www.templeinstitute.org /archive/01-26-05.htm   (1472 words)

 Destruction of the Temple Mount
Muslim building projects on the Temple Mount and the expansion of a Muslim cemetery alongside the Mount have led to significant damage to the site in recent years and have created an unsightly hodge-podge of repairs and construction.
The latest Muslim encroachment to the Temple Mount is at the “straight joint” and the Ophel road at the southeastern corner of the Temple Mount.
The “straight joint” is a masonry seam marking the end of the pre-Herodian Temple Mount and the beginning of Herod’s extension of the wall southward; the masonry in the extension abuts the masonry to the north and is not interlocked with it.
www.bib-arch.org /TempleWall/bswbTempleWallMainPage.asp   (1025 words)

 LAYING CLAIM TO THE TEMPLE MOUNT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In fact, it was Ariel Sharon's visit to the Temple Mount, that led to the currently declared Intifada, or Palestinian uprising in the Middle East.
In fact the Temple must be rebuilt on the Temple Mount in the exact location of the previous two temples before the coming of the Messiah (Zech.
For this reason, negotiating away Jerusalem and the Temple Mount in East Jerusalem is no more an option than establishing the state of Israel in the Mediterranean Sea, which happens to be the Arabs preferred settlement.
www.contenderministries.org /middleeast/templemount.php   (3008 words)

 The Real Site of Herod's Temple in Jerusalem
Eyewitnesses such as Josephus have stated that the Temple could not be seen from the north because it was obstructed by the Fort to the north which was at a higher elevation.
During the Maccabean times, the temple mount was expanded to the north another 100 ft and the Temple was also moved north.
There were boundary areas beyond the walls, which made the whole temple mount 750 ft x 750 ft (500 cubits square), this outer square being at an angle with respect to the inner square.
www.biblediscoveries.com /templesite.html   (3250 words)

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The Temple Mount, which Arabs refer to as the Haram al-Sharif and on which today the Al-Aqsa Mosque is located, is the site on which the biblical King Solomon erected his Temple nearly 1000 years before the Common Era (see I Kings 5:15-7:51).
The Second Temple was destroyed in the year 70 C.E. by Roman armies, whose victory was immortalized in the Arch of Titus that may be seen in Rome to this day.
According to some rabbis, Jewish law prohibits Jews from entering the Temple Mount before undergoing rituals of purification that are not currently practiced; partly as a result of this prohibition, Jews for millennia have prayed at the Western Wall of the Temple Mount, outside the Mount proper.
www.adl.org /Anti_semitism/arab/temple_denial.asp   (1072 words)

 Temple Mount destruction - Third Temple, Al Aqsa mosque, Har HaBayit
However, given the collapse of two walls of the Temple Mount area in the past year and the bulge in the Southern Wall, the Arab protest is hardly valid.
The agents of Arafat on the Temple Mount are now in the midst of an intensive, violent campaign to destroy and remove all the remains of the First and Second Temples and to change the identity of the Temple Mount into an Islamic site.
With Jerusalem and the Temple Mount now "on the table" in the Peace negotiations, it is interesting to hear the views of a leftist leader, who has in the past been instrumental to get the Peace Talks and the gradual surrender of Israel territory to the Palestinians, going.
www.revelations.org.za /TempleMount.htm   (10644 words)

 Temple Mount in Jerusalem
Eilat Mazar, from the archaeology department at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is a member of the 'Committee against the Destruction of Antiquities on the Temple Mount.' Her dainty, rather tense voice seems to belie that she has consented to speak on a quiet evening by telephone.
In contrast to Jon Seligman of the IAA she is convinced that there is a tunnel on the Temple Mount, or to be more correct: a 40 centimeter deep trench that connects a water sewer between the Dome of the Rock mosque and the El Aqsa mosque.
From the middle of the eighties the 'Temple Mount Faithful', another indefatigable association, undertook frequent legal proceedings against the construction and the destruction of antiquities on the Temple Mount by the Waqf and against the laxity of the Israeli government to avoid these.
www.jewishmag.com /42mag/templemount/templemount.htm   (3377 words)

 Har Habayit - The Temple Mount - The Three Weeks and Tisha B'Av
The focal point of the Temple Mount was a central courtyard containing the structure of the Bet Hamikdash.
These were the main doorways used to access the Temple mount, one gate was used as the entrance, while the other gate served as an exit.
Whoever pledged a length of inexpensive material to the Temple would measure it according to the larger marking, while those who pledged a length of expensive material, such as a precious metal, would use the smaller marker.
www.chabad.org /holidays/3weeks/temple/tour/article.asp?AID=144587   (479 words)

 Jerusalem's Temple Mount: Center of Conflict Today > The Good News : September/October 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Going back to the time of Abraham, God sent him to Mt. Moriah [which was later the Temple Mount] to sacrifice his son Isaac, a type of the greater sacrifice that later came in the form of Jesus Christ being crucified.
The temple was built as a house for the Ark of the Covenant.
He is perhaps the world's foremost authority on the architecture and archaeology of Jerusalem's Temple Mount, site of the temples built by Solomon and Zerubbabel and the extensive renovation of the second temple by Herod the Great.
www.gnmagazine.org /issues/gn54/templemount.htm   (2458 words)

 The Temple Mount   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Solomon assumes such heavy debts in building the Temple that he is forced to pay off King Hiram with twenty towns in the Galilee (I Kings 9:11).
The temple and the temple district are not part of the rebuilt city of Jerusalem according to the details of this reapportionment.
So if this is written after Solomon's temple is destroyed and doesn't match at all the description of the second temple, and has an outer court unlike the third future temple, then I deduce it must not be describing any of those, but a fourth temple.
home.comcast.net /~watchmanbiblestudy/BibleStudies/BibleStudy_TempleMount.htm   (3258 words)

 A Third Temple
One school of thought believes that the Temple will descend in fire from heaven completely built after a religious gov­ernment is established as the Messiah arrives in the Age of Redemption.
Because the Jewish sage Maimonides taught that there had been nine red heifers between the beginning of the Tabernacle and the end of the Second Temple, and, that the tenth would be prepared by the Messianic King, a special urgency is attached to the recovery of the Temple Mount.
The Islamic authority (Wakf), who maintains rigid control of the Temple Mount, blamed the Israeli government for starting a fire in the AI Aqsa Mosque in 1969 in order to destroy the structure and rebuild the Temple.
dunamai.com /articles/Israel/third_temple_built.htm   (1449 words)

 Temple Mount - Jerusalem Photo Gallery by Abba Richman at pbase.com
Jews have been allowed to enter the Mount as of the summer of 2003 under the watchful eye of Waqf officials and the Jerusalem police who stringently guard the status quo regarding the presence of Jews on the Temple Mount.
To complicate this endeavor the Muslims built a cemetery under the gates on the outer slope of the Mount and watchmen are permanently on guard on top of the gates.
I believe that today jews, religious and otherwise, should be made to feel that going up to the temple mount, even without being able to pray, is an important activity that is the first step in gaining control and eventually, with G-d's help, rebuilding the temple.
www.pbase.com /abbarich/temple_mount   (1005 words)

 The Destruction of the Temple Mount Antiquities, by Mark Ami-El
Policemen on the Mount reported observing the dismantling of a water channel with arches on the western side of the pit at a depth of 2-3 meters, an ancient structure built some time between the Second Temple period and the Muslim period.
Open the Temple Mount to full, free, and regular examination by the national and international media, as is accepted among the democratic and cultured nations of the free world.
This article was prepared with the assistance of the Committee for the Prevention of the Destruction of Antiquities on the Temple Mount (http://www.har-habayt.org), Dr. Eilat Mazar, Zachi Zweig, and Sarah B. Tannenbaum.
www.jcpa.org /jl/vp483.htm   (3638 words)

 The Temple Mount
It was covered all over with plates of gold of great weight, and, at the first rising of the sun, reflected back a very fiery splendor, and made those who forced themselves to look upon it to turn their eyes away, just as they would have done at the sun's own rays.
But this temple appeared to strangers, when they were coming to it at a distance, like a mountain covered with snow; for as to those parts of it that were not gilt, they were exceeding white.
There are examples in classical Greek temples of such high steps (perhaps for the god); the pattern is typically interrupted by flights of shallower steps, friendly to mortals.
www.netours.com /jrs/2003/templemt.htm   (1868 words)

 Myths & Facts - Jerusalem
In 1990, the Temple Mount Faithful, a Jewish extremist group, sought to march to the Temple Mount on Sukkot to lay the cornerstone for the Third Temple.
The ostensible reason for the October 8, 1990, riot that led to the deaths of 17 Arabs, was that a Jewish fringe group known as the Temple Mount Faithful was going to attempt to lay a cornerstone for the rebuilding of the Temple.
The First Temple’s Holy of Holies contained the original Ark of the Covenant, and both the First and Second Temples were the centers of Jewish religious and social life until the Second Temple’s destruction by the Romans.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/myths/mf20.html   (6207 words)

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