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Record Numbers of Jews who visit the Temple Mount

Record Numbers of Jews who visit the Temple Mount
On Israel's Independence Day, the Mount reopened for non-Muslims after a 14-day closure. Thousands of Jews and Christians queued in line to ascend the Temple Mount from early morning, but the Israeli police allowed small groups to do it.

Despite the discrimination a record number of over 1,000 Jews ascended on Independence Day!
While in line to ascend they sang joyful songs of praises to God as they waited on the packed ramp to the only one of ten gates "infidels" are allowed to use.

Biden: No Freedom of Worship

US President Joe Biden is telling the Israeli government to stop talking about "freedom of worship" on the Temple Mount. Journalist Jacob Magid reports.

In fact, US officials have sought to "push Israel to avoid using the phrase and instead focus solely on affirming their commitment to the status quo at Jerusalem's holy sites, a diplomat familiar told Times of Israel. The effort appeared to have made headway as PM Yair Lapid held another briefing on Sunday, using the opportunity to stress Israel's commitment to the status quo and this time, without adding a line about protecting freedom of worship for all religions in Jerusalem".

The Israeli government banned Jews and Christians from the Temple Mount during Passover and Ramadan to appease Islamist rioters. Before the establishment of the current government, the Israeli police had been in fairly good control of the situation. As they escorted peaceful visitors, they embarrassed the rioters by shutting them into the Al Aqsa Mosque itself. Visitors on the Mount could hear the trouble makers throwing stones at their own doors and windows, wrecking their own building. It had all the appearance of an adolescent temper tantrum.

Time to build the Third Temple Now!

In light of these recent events, we believe that now is the time to build the Third Temple. Let's show the Islamic Waqf that the Mount is ours to ascend in the thousands and hopefully in the millions. 

Sincerely,
The International Initiative For The Third Temple

Israel elections results, great news for Temple Mount faithful!

The result of Israel's latest elections with PM Benjamin Netanyahu elected and a huge surprise from Ozma Yehudit party taking so many votes has resulted in a potentially true right wing government that could result in more accountability to Jews on the Temple Mount and a stronger policing against terrorism.

With Ozma Yehudit party coalition taking some key roles in the government with one of the most important ones being the ministry of internal security this could lead to a potential in stricter policy against lawlessness that is increasing in Israel, in other words law and order!

For those of us who are Temple Mount faithful this is great news and a potential for a new era for access and prayer on the Mount. The latest incident on the Mount when one of the Temple Mount faithful were attacked by a Muslim the Israeli police arrested the attacker immediately and justice was served, hopefully this is a sign that those are moving in the right direction.

Now it's just a matter of time for the newly elected government to be formulated and we can see the fruit of this monumental time for all the Temple Mount faithful.

Sincerely,
The International Initiative For The Third Temple

Is It Time For A Temple?

First, what does the Bible have do say about The Temple Mount? Both the Old Testament (Is. 1:2-3; Ezek. 37:26-28; 40-48; Dan. 9:27; Mic. 4:1-2; Hag. 2:7-9; Zech 6:12-15; 14:20) and the New Testament (Mt. 24:15; Mk. 13:14; 2th.2:4; Rev. 11:1-2) affirm that a new Temple will once again occupy Mt. Moriah as part of God's end-time plan for the nation of Israel.

What evidence can we see today in Israel of rebuilding the Third Temple?
In 1989, at the beginning of the Temple Movement, Time Magazine reported that a 1983 newspaper poll had shown "that a surprising 18.3% of Israelis thought it was time to rebuild". However, since that time Israel has suffered through the Intifadah, the "Peace Process", and numerous riots started due to the issue of The Temple Mount.
On February 11, 1996, The Temple Mount and Land of Israel Faithful Movement- an Israeli activist organization that publicly demonstrates in favor of rebuilding the Temple- commissioned a poll, conducted by the international Gallup organization, of Israelis of all age groups. The question: "The Temple Mount and Land of Israel Faithful Movement, headed by Gershon Salomon, put forth it's main ideology on the struggle for Israeli sovereignty and the Jewish future of The Temple Mount, Jerusalem, and the land of Israel, and the rebuilding of the Temple. How likely would you be to support the idea of this movement?".
The results, according to the Temple Mount Faithful, were the largest show of support any organization in Israel had ever received (58%). Of the pulled group, the highest percentage came from young Israelis. Depending on the usual variables in statistical surveys, this indicates a substantial increase in the readiness of Israelis to see Jewish sovereignty reasserted over The Temple Mount and a new Temple erected.
In 2014 Labor and Likud members join bid to push controversial legislation to open The Temple Mount compound for Jewish prayer, currently permitted only for Muslims.
The bill was led by MK Miri Regev (Likud) and MK Hilik Bar (Labor) and it aimed to extend freedom of worship on The Temple Mount to the level allowed in Hebron's cave of the Patriarchs, where Jews and muslims share the holy site.
Now, on January 5, 2022, MK May Golan is proposing to include The Temple Mount and The Tomb of the Patriarchs (Machpelah) to be recognized in the bill of "protected holy sites" that was created in 1981.
We believe that the time is very near to the rebuilding of the Temple in Jerusalem as Jewish interest grows yearly, the question simply is how soon?

Greeting to all our Temple Mount faithful

Thanks to you we have been able to achieve many of our goals for the past year and now we would like to discuss some of our future goals. This year we would like to intensify our Temple Mount activity and efforts, especially since the COVID pandemic has delayed and prevented many of our Temple activists from around the world to enter the country and show their support.

 

One of our motivations for this year is to make the Third Temple a reality. For many years Temple activists have been talking about the Third Temple, making models of the utensils that were used in the service at the Temple, clothing of the high priest act. Rarely though have we seen actual action towards removing the Muslim control of the Temple Mount which is at the heart of the issue or fighting for Jewish rights to worship and pray on the Temple Mount. As an example the Temple Institute has done so much in laying the foundations for our hopes and dreams of the Third Temple. You can visit the museum in the Jewish quarter of the Old City in Jerusalem or visit the website at Templeinstitute.org for more information about the Temple Institute and their activities.

 

With all that said, what we believe is needed right now is for us to take action toward that becoming a reality. If not now than when? How long do we need to discuss this before anyone takes real action toward making this reality today! We believe that it is time to take the next steps to bring down the control of the Islamic Waqf from the Temple Mount and to regain Jewish control of the Mount like we had in 1967. Next we need to reestablish Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount and lastly start the building of the Third Temple. We have already seen the blueprints for the Third Temple now it is time for us to unite and take action to put into motion.

 

We know that many will have a problem with these ideas in our government but we need not be afraid of what will be said about us or how the world opinion will be effected by this. We need to stand strong for our rights to worship and pray on G-ds holy mountain no matter the cost, it is our right! If you would like to help and support us in this initiative, please feel free to contact us and together we can make a difference.

 

Sincerely,

The international Initiative for the Third Temple staff.
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