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  • proper n. One of the hills of Jerusalem, where the Biblical king Solomon built his great temple, which Roman emperor Vespasian's son and successor Titus leveled except for the wailing wall 70 AD during the failed Jewish rebellion

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  • SHARON: - the term Temple Mount for almost 2,000 years now.

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • That, and you have to know everyone that knows the Bible knows that we have been using the term Temple Mount for, I'll say the Prophet Isaiah and Jeremiah using it, the Christian world have been using -

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • Israeli officials say they will limit access to the East Jerusalem holy site known as the Temple Mount to Jews and the Noble Sanctuary to Muslims to men over the age of 45.

    Palestinians Prepare to 'Mourn' Israel's Creation

  • In Jerusalem, ahead of the third Friday prayers of the holy Muslim Ramadan fasting month, access to the disputed hilltop compound known as Temple Mount or Noble Sanctuary was restricted to Palestinian men over 50 and women over 45 carrying Israeli identity cards, Israel Radio said.

    Israel: Attackers will pay 'very heavy price'

  • In the center of Jerusalem is a series of platforms that were built over many centuries, known as the Temple Mount, on Mount Moriah.

    Stanley Weiss: The Confederation of Abraham

  • It sat on an elevated plaza that the Jews called the Temple Mount, because that was where their Holy Temple had stood before the Romans destroyed it in 70 AD.

    The Omega Theory

  • Since Israel reunited Jerusalem peoples of all religions have had freedom of access to their holy sites and freedom of worship—except, ironically, the Temple Mount, which is run by the Muslim Waqf.

    Of French Solutions to Mideast Peace

  • Israel, and the majority of contemporary archaeologists, believe that the Temple Mount is the site of the mighty Second Temple, which represents the high point of the Jewish Kingdom, some 2000 years ago.

    Rocky Reasoning in Jerusalem

  • The Western Wall is at the base of a compound known to Jews as the Temple Mount, which is Judaism's holiest site.

    Rabbi Decries Western Wall Security Cameras

  • Today, Palestinians called the Temple Mount "a red line that Israel should not cross."

    Daniel Levin: Riot Crackdown at the Temple Mount

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