Tuesday, May 23, 2017

No, Ivanka Is Mislead By Israel's Government Policy

Being petty:

Ivanka [Trump]...posted about what was undoubtedly a moving personal moment on her social media channels:

I am grateful to have experienced a deeply meaningful visit to the holiest site of my faith and to leave a private note of prayer.</

Unfortunately for Ivanka, or whoever runs her social media accounts, she gave expression to a common misconception about the Western Wall. In actuality, the site only draws its sanctity from the adjacent Temple Mount, the holiest place in Judaism where both Jewish Temples once stood. (The wall is called the Western Wall because it surrounded said Temple from the West.) 



And Rosenberg gives two reasons:


One reason that some mistakenly believe the Wall to be the holiest site in Judaism is that many Jews refuse to step foot on the Temple Mount due to its sanctity, though a minority of religious authorities permit the practice. Another reason for the misconception is that even those Jews who do visit the Mount are forbidden to pray on it by the Islamic Waqf that controls the area, leaving the Wall as the world’s most conspicuous Jewish prayer site...

So I responded with the real reason:

It's Israel's 'holiest' site. As gov't won't let us do anything 'holy' on the Temple Mount, @IvankaTrump has been fooled by our gov't.

It's actually Israel's government policy that is at fault.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

She did not imply that the stones of the Kotel was the holiest site. You are sounding more like the "fake news" sites. Let's not make this a political event when a Jewish woman conveys her emotional remarks publically.

Mr. Cohen said...

Terrorism Persists Because It Has Been Rewarded:

by Harvard Law Professor Alan M. Dershowitz, 2017/5/23


www.algemeiner.com/2017/05/23/alan-dershowitz-terrorism-persists-because-it-has-been-rewarded/