In an attempt to gain international legitimacy for its rewriting of history, the Palestinian Authority (PA) will submit a resolution to UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) next week claiming the Kotel (Western Wall) as its own.The PA has been advancing such ideas for some time. On the name "Al-Buraq Wall" (a.k.a. the "Western Wall" or "Wailing Wall") see here, here, here, and here.
The proposal calls to have the Kotel in Jerusalem - which is an outer wall of the Temple Mount that is the holiest site in Judaism - recognized as part of Al-Aqsa Mosque located on the Mount, reports Yedioth Aharonoth on Friday.
A copy of the proposal reveals its main points, which begin with the call "to declare and confirm that the Western Wall is part of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and is called Buraq Plaza. The same applies to the Mughrabi Gate."
Saturday, October 17, 2015
The PA, UNESCO, and the Western Wall
TEMPLE MOUNT WATCH: PA Tries to Claim Western Wall at UNESCO. Proposal, likely to pass due to Muslim majority, would have Kotel renamed Buraq Plaza and made part of Al-Aqsa Mosque. (Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva)