by Alex Maistrovoy
Welcome to the Holy Land: Al-Haram Al-Ibrahimi in
The Israeli government announced that it would include the Cave of the Patriarchs (Me'aratq HaMachpelah) in
Any conflict can be resolved if the conflicting parties recognize each other's right of existence. It becomes basically irresolvable if one of parties refuses to recognize the other. The key questions of borders, the status of
Arabs do not recognize it. All their policy, strategy, ideology is directed to depriving the Jews of any connection with the
It is the genocidal approach that is characteristic of Islam. Power and possession are inherent parts of religious attitude in Islam. This approach extends to all other religions, not only to Judaism. The idea consists in depriving other cultures of their spiritual base to achieve total physical domination over them.
The famous Belgian orientalist Koenraad Elst in his book Negationism in India: Concealing the Record of Islam writes:
"In all the lands it conquered, Islam has replaced indigenous places of worship with mosques. In
Nowadays, the same policy is being carried out towards the Jews. The ignorance, hypocrisy and soullessness of the Western world makes it easier for Islam to proceed.
HAS NEVER BEEN JERUSALEM A HOLY MUSLIM PLACE.
Statements about the city being "the third holy place of Islam" appeared in the thirties of the last century. First they were announced by notorious
(It is a well-known fact that Hussein collaborated with Hitler in the "final solution of the Jewish question". Less known is that he was appointed to the post of Grant Mufti of
Earlier all Arabian historians and scientists referred to
A historian Dr. Manfred R. Lehmann wrote:
"With this understood, it is no wonder that Mohammed issued a strict prohibition against facing Jerusalem in prayer, a practice that had been tolerated only for some months in order to lure Jews to convert to Islam. When that effort failed, Mohammed put an abrupt stop to it on February 12, 624.
As I have said,
For decades the Jerusalem Waqf has been destroying unique Jewish antiquities on the
That was the
ME'ARAT HAMACHPELA AND RACHEL'S TOMB.
Genesis Chapter 23 tells us that Abraham purchased the Cave of the Patriarchs to bury his wife Sarah. Genesis 35, 19 describes that Rachel "died and was buried on the road to Efrata which is
It had happened about two thousand years before Islam appeared. Now we learn that Me'arat HaMachpela and Rachel's Tomb have always belonged to Arabs. According to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas the Israeli cabinet's decision is a "serious provocation that may lead to religious war".
We also learn that both sites have no connection to the Jews. One of them is named the Sanctuary of Abraham (Al-Haram Al-Ibrahimi), and the second Bilal Ibn Ribah mosque. By the way, Bilal Ibn Ribah mosque was built by the Muslims only a thousand years ago.
All of this without any doubt is a "continuing Israeli provocation". It can cease only in one case: with the disappearance of
During the centuries everything non-Muslim that became part of Dar Al-Islam ("
 Algemeiner Journal, August 19, 1994.
Alex Maistrovoy is a journalist.
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