Tuesday, August 15, 2006

TEMPLE MOUNT WATCH: Hershel Shanks e-mails to alert me to a piece about the "Destruction of the Temple Mount" on the BAS website. It opens:
Muslim building projects on the Temple Mount and the expansion of a Muslim cemetery alongside the Mount have led to significant damage to the site in recent years and have created an unsightly hodge-podge of repairs and construction.
and proceeds to summarize the worrisome recent history of the site. It's not clear exactly when the article was written (a date on the page would be helpful), but the latest reference is to the summer of 2005. It also contains some good photos of the area.

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