Here’s one of several great PSAs just released by the Council on American Islamic Relations. Click here to see the rest.
so powerful-all of them. why can’t i get this up on my facebook???
The Jewish State of Israel does not allow Jews to pray at the holiest place to Judaism, the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. What do you make of that?
What one makes of it right away is that it is an obvious non sequitur, and a blatant and ill-made pretext to complain about something utterly unconnected with the nonsense over the proposed Islamic Cultural Center in the former “holy of holies” aka the abandoned Burlington Coat Factory building blocks from “ground zero”.
And then there is the inconvenient fact that the Temple Mount/Haram Al Sharif is also not within Israel. And the other inconvenient fact that the Jewish State of Israel also bars hundreds of thousands of Muslims from praying in Al Haram Al Sharif/Temple Mount, not to mention barring tens of thousands of Christians from praying in their holy places, although Jews do not make any religious claim on those Christian holy places.
Hi Y. Ben-David:
You wrote “The Jewish State of Israel does not allow Jews to pray at the holiest place to Judaism, the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. What do you make of that?”
I don’t see why these remarks are relevant. This is American not Israel. And in American we don’t (or shouldn’t) discriminate against minority religions. Since many of us here are members of a minority religion I think that this is a good thing, don’t you?
– Dan Solomon
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