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Mr. Biggott, Carl Rose, American Jewish Committee, c. 1945.

Mr. Biggott, Carl Rose, American Jewish Committee, c. 1945.

| April 23, 2017

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Jerusalem The Endless Crusade

Jerusalem The Endless Crusade

| March 14, 2017

According to Ibn al-Qalanisi, although he exaggerated the numbers of the victims.  And all the Jews that crowded into their synagogue were burned alive inside.  Mistaking the al-Aqsa mosque for the Temple of Solomon, Raymond of Aguilers wrote a notorious account of what he had observed: Wonderful sights were to be seen. Some of our […]

July 15th, 1099 Muslim Account / Murder of Jews in Synagogue on Temple Mount

July 15th, 1099 Muslim Account / Murder of Jews in Synagogue on Temple Mount

| March 14, 2017

July 15th, 1099 The Temple Mount To quote from Al Kalasini’s contemporary account: “They (the Crusaders) proceeded towards Jerusalem, … The people fled in panic before them. They descended first upon Ramallah and captured it after the ripening of the crops. From there, they marched to Jerusalem, the inhabitants of which they engaged and blockaded […]

1099 Crusader Massacre of Jews and Muslims in Jerusalem

1099 Crusader Massacre of Jews and Muslims in Jerusalem

| March 14, 2017

July 15th, 1099 The Temple Mount Within hours of breaching the walls of Jerusalem in 1099, the victorious Crusaders had massacred almost all of the city’s Jewish and Muslim inhabitants. The Crusaders ascended the Temple Mount and after giving thanks to God for their victory, converted the mosques into churches, renaming the Dome of the […]

July 15, 1099 Synagogue on Temple Mount Destroyed/ Murder of Jews

July 15, 1099 Synagogue on Temple Mount Destroyed/ Murder of Jews

| March 14, 2017

July 15, 1099 The Temple Mount “Such wise mercy was the prelude to an orgy of destruction that shamed Christendom and led to a jihad against the Crusaders as well as confirming the pogroms in Germany. There was a slaughter of the Muslims who had taken refuge in the al-Aqsa mosque, ‘more than seventy thousand […]

1096 Crusaders and the Jews of Europe

1096 Crusaders and the Jews of Europe

| March 14, 2017

Eyewitness Accounts of Crusaders attack on Jews in Cologne and Mainz, Germany “At the beginning of summer in the same year in which Peter, and Gottschalk, after collecting an army, had set out, there assembled in like fashion a large and innumerable host of Christians from diverse kingdoms and lands; namely, from the realms of […]

1050 Yeshiva/ Discovery of The Temple

1050 Yeshiva/ Discovery of The Temple

| March 14, 2017

1050 The Temple Mount In a letter from the yeshiva (Ge’on Ya’agov) of Jerusalem to the communities in the diaspora [evidently those in Egypt], written in the middle of the eleventh century, we find the passage: ‘And from our God there befell His mercy upon us before the kingdom of Ishmael; at the time when […]

1047 Synagogue & Churches

1047 Synagogue & Churches

| March 14, 2017

3,200 Years of Documented Presence of the Jewish People in the Land of Israel, Genesis 15:18-21 Persian Traveler Nasir-L-Khusrau wrote: ‘From all the countries of the Greeks and from other lands, the Christians and the Jews come up to Jerusalem in great numbers in order to make their visitation of the church [of the Holy […]

1039 Sukkot & Hoshanah Rabbah

1039 Sukkot & Hoshanah Rabbah

| March 14, 2017

October 12, 1039 Temple Mount On Hosha ‘na rabba, or the eight day of the Feast of Tabernacles, Jews gathered on the Mount of Olives. Solomon ben Judah wrote “from the morrow after Hosha ‘na rabba or the light day of the Feast of Tabernacles” Source: A History of Palestine (p. 705). Moshe Gil. 1992.

1015 Christian Churches / Synagogues

1015 Christian Churches / Synagogues

| March 14, 2017

Islamic Murder, Mayhem, and Mutilation In 1010 a certain monk, named John, seeking revenge against the Patriarch of Jerusalem, Zacharias, petitioned the caliph against the church and its wealth. El Hakim, who, it is said, was incensed at the alleged annual display of “miraculous fire,” formally directed the governor to. “Destroy the Church of El […]