King Abdullah of Jordan has expressed outrage that 400 Jews visited the site of the two Holy Temples on the Temple Mount yesterday. His statement of fury ignored the simultaneous Moslem provocations and violence.
Yesterday, the 9th day of the month of Av – the date on which both Holy Temples were destroyed some 2,500 and 2,000 years ago, respectively – a relatively large number of Jews visited the site: some 400.
"We continuously struggle with repeated strikes carried out by Israel and extremist organizations in Jerusalem," the king stated, "as well as with the attempts to change the status quo in the city. We will stand fast against any attempt to harm our holy places or to divide the Al-Aqsa mosque [in terms of] area or prayer times." READ MORE