The big news of the day is that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government is contemplating opening up all the Gates of Jerusalem to the Temple Mount, and allow prayers and putting on phylacteries on Shabbat and during the Jewish holidays.
Big news only because when Jews pray here the world is reminded that it was on Mount Moriah that Abraham intended to sacrifice his son, the Temple stood, and Jesus is coming back.
It is also another sign of the (end) times in which we live. So when Israel’s new Minister of National Security Itamar Ben-Gvir visits the Mount just days after being appointed to the cabinet, the whole world goes crazy and the UN calls an “emergency” session. Oh yea, and rockets start flying from Gaza.
Seriously? One can only imagine what will happen when the Messiah walks up the Holy Mountain through the Golden Gate!? A lot of shaking, I say. (see Haggai 2 below)
Meanwhile, various Temple Mount movements, some...
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