To Islamists, No Religious Site Is Sacred

(Israel Hayom) Reuven Berko - Since before the establishment of the State of Israel, the Palestinian Arabs have treated the Temple Mount as a "religious trigger" to be used to whip the masses into a fury of violence against the Jewish community. Every time the Palestinians are in trouble, they turn up the flames at the Temple Mount with the lie that Israel is planning to topple the Al-Aqsa mosque. While Israel is using the best methods at its disposal to secure Al-Aqsa, the Palestinians treat the mosque in a contemptuous manner, using it as a nexus for religious incitement to terrorism. The terrorist attack on the Temple Mount shows the Palestinians' destructive attitude toward Islamic holy sites, as well as how they thumb their noses at Jordan's role as supervisor of the Temple Mount mosques. Dr. Col. (ret.) Reuven Berko was an adviser on Arab Affairs to the Jerusalem district police.

2017-07-17 00:00:00

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