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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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  • The riots on the Temple Mount on Erev Yom Kippur last year raised Jordan-Israel tensions to a new peak.

    IMRA Middle East News Updates

  • City and the placement of a Second Temple-era stone from the Temple Mount on the plaza of the Knesset building.

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  • The Dome of the Rock, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and the Armenian monastery were there; the Tyropoeon Valley that had once bisected the city was sketched in with a pencil, a north-south dip that cut along the edge of the Temple Mount before the city literally grew up and filled it with the rubble and d├ębris of its earlier incarnations.

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