Important:
Copyright Information

Membership
World Members Map



Internet TV:
 Light to the Nations

 Bat Melech
 Weekly Torah

Museum
Gift Shop


View Larger Map

Site Map
Search

Mikdash Kids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Former Police Chief: If Leaders Had Guts, Temple Mt. Would Be Shared

reposted from The Jewish Press
August 6th, 2013

Above Solomon’s Stables - where years ago a huge mosque was built underground, it is possible to build a synagogue.

by David Bedein

Interviewed on IDF Radio August 5, 2013 [IMRA translation]

Program host Razi Barkai: With an area of 144 dunam, in contrast to the very small area of the Western Wall Plaza, where it is be possible to make a reasonable separation between men and women, isn’t it possible to divide the area up there (Temple Mount)?

Former Jerusalem police chief Aryeh Amit: Razi – if the situation was normal and if the two sides – both on the Arab side and the Israeli side – there was a leadership that was brave and serious, that can make decisions and is prepared to engage in somewhat revolutionary thinking, then of course it could be.

More than that. Above Solomon’s Stables – where years ago a huge mosque was built underground, it is possible to build a synagogue. But that would be if the situation was normal and there was someone to talk to.

But when you have leaders on both sides who are timid – they don’t have the guts to make any significant changes – they only want quiet so that they can go to sleep and make sure that the day passed quietly – there’s nothing to talk about.

 

Temple Institute Search:  

 

home | about | news | events | study tools | gallery | articles | temple mt. | red heifer | donate | donors wall
contact | multimedia | newsletter/subscription | site map | store | El Instituto del Templo Facebook | O Instituto do Templo Facebook | ivrit | magyar | terms of use
Universal Torah | youTube | Facebook | twitter | mikdash kids | bar/bat mitzvah

 

The Temple Institute website is an ongoing project of the International Department of the Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel.
Web site hosting and programming copyright ©2000-2016, graciously provided by Electric Scribe (SM).

Web site contents, including all text and images, copyright ©1991-2016, The Temple Institute.
Reproduction in any form whatsoever, for any purpose, is strictly forbidden without written permission of the copyright holder.

All Rights Reserved.

Subscribe