UNESCO: No connection between Temple Mount and Judaism

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 13, 2016 16:45
Temple Mount

The Temple Mount in Jerusalem . (photo credit: JACK BROOK)

 
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UNESCO has passed a Palestinian initiated resolutions that ignores Jewish ties to its most holy religious sites: the Temple Mount and the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem.

The first of two votes was held on Thursday by the 58-member Executive Board of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization in Paris.

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In advance of that vote, Israel’s Mission to UNESCO in Paris, had given board members and international diplomats a brochure detailing the deep historical connections Judaism has to those sites, which are also holy to Christianity and Islam.

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