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Historic Damascus synagogue looted and burned
Jerusalem Post Newspaper ^ | 04/01/2013 | JTA

Posted on 03/31/2013 6:26:49 PM PDT by george76

The 2,000-year-old Jobar Synagogue in the Syrian capital of Damascus was looted and burned to the ground.

The Syrian army loyal to President Bashar Assad and rebel forces are blaming each other for the destruction of the historic synagogue

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The Jobar synagogue was built atop a cave that, according to tradition, was used by the prophet Elijah to conceal himself from prosecution. The synagogue is said to have been built by Elijah's successor, the prophet Elisha, and repaired during the first century by Eleazar ben Arach.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: churchburning; damascus; damascussynagogue; elijah; elisha; jobar; jobarsynagogue; obamasfault; rop; synagogue

1 posted on 03/31/2013 6:26:49 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

My money is on the rebel forces doing it.

Although, it is plausible that it could be a “Reichstag Fire.”


2 posted on 03/31/2013 6:28:15 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: george76

If it was a mosque the muzzies would be rioting and burning and killing all over the place.


3 posted on 03/31/2013 6:32:58 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: george76

They’re systematically wrecking christian churches too, watch this short video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KkO5t4FdPSo


4 posted on 03/31/2013 6:34:01 PM PDT by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: SkyDancer

Bloody worthless muzzie savages!

Nuke Makkah NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

):^(


5 posted on 03/31/2013 6:35:10 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: george76


6 posted on 03/31/2013 6:35:53 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: elcid1970

YES!


7 posted on 03/31/2013 6:37:46 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: george76

Typical. They will rewrite history just like “1984” if you let them.


8 posted on 03/31/2013 6:40:53 PM PDT by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

At least the Nazi’s were real sharp dressers. Get around a muzzie, he stinks like camel dung. There’s no camel in sight. These folks need to be collar and leashed just like rabid dogs.


9 posted on 03/31/2013 6:42:53 PM PDT by STD ( Intellectuals, they are a wrecking crew, dismantling civilization)
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To: george76

I wonder if that is where Saul was headed when he was struck blind on the road to Damascus.


10 posted on 03/31/2013 6:45:38 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and what was once the American Way.)
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To: george76
The origin of Iraq's Baath party can be traced to the Nazis

Saddam and the Third Reich:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUglHRO-uk8

13th Waffen Mountain Division of the SS Handschar:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPuu1taua7o


11 posted on 03/31/2013 6:46:36 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: george76

This one;

www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIrxxzc8hDA


12 posted on 03/31/2013 6:48:14 PM PDT by STD ( Intellectuals, they are a wrecking crew, dismantling civilization)
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To: SkyDancer

No offense meant here. They are blowing up imams and mosques too. And there is rioting and burning and killing all over the place.

I hear it is almost as bad as ramadan.


13 posted on 03/31/2013 6:51:31 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: george76

14 posted on 03/31/2013 6:51:36 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: SkyDancer
LINK
15 posted on 03/31/2013 6:53:49 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: george76

Does prove that all these lands should be returned to the Jewish people for safekeeping. Look at the bloody mess the Arabians have made of it!


16 posted on 03/31/2013 6:55:35 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: george76
Joseph Goebbels

One of Osama bin Laden's Mentors.




Where are the survivors of the massacre at Benghazi? The silence of the Obama Regime on this question is deafening!

Fiat Justitia, Ruat Coelum!

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

17 posted on 03/31/2013 6:58:48 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: george76

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DS_pGnRDuuk


18 posted on 03/31/2013 7:17:18 PM PDT by ResponseAbility (The truth of liberalism is the stupid can feel smart, the lazy entitled, and the immoral unashamed)
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To: Cicero

This will get no play in the media, but throw just ONE Koran in a urinal, and watch the MSM go crazy.


19 posted on 03/31/2013 7:18:19 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: yarddog

The address is on a street called straight in arabic. That must be why the crazy mujde decided to loot and destroy it. Only monkeys and apes go there.


20 posted on 03/31/2013 7:18:31 PM PDT by STD ( Intellectuals, they are a wrecking crew, dismantling civilization)
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To: george76

Lot has left the building. Time for Demascation.


21 posted on 03/31/2013 7:18:34 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Vietnam vet here, 1971-72. Flew Hueys.

God bless the Marines!


22 posted on 03/31/2013 7:33:03 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: elcid1970; Red_Devil 232
Welcome Home Brothers!





Where are the survivors of the massacre at Benghazi? The silence of the Obama Regime on this question is deafening!

Fiat Justitia, Ruat Coelum!

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

23 posted on 03/31/2013 7:43:14 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: yarddog

How ironic, tonight I saw the very last installment of “The Bible” miniseries and saw the scene when Paul had is encounter with Jesus on the road to Dammacus.


24 posted on 03/31/2013 7:46:14 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: george76
The Jobar synagogue was built atop a cave that, according to tradition, was used by the prophet Elijah to conceal himself from prosecution. The synagogue is said to have been built by Elijah's successor, the prophet Elisha, and repaired during the first century by Eleazar ben Arach.

The track record of idol worshipers who messed with Elijah or Elisha is not good. They might want to duck. Not that it will help 'em all that much or anything...


25 posted on 03/31/2013 7:51:25 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (Separate school and state, before it's too late!)
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To: SkyDancer

It will be rebuilt as a Mosque.


26 posted on 03/31/2013 8:31:33 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: george76

This is as if they were to burn the Church of the Holy Sepulcher—which I would not put past them.


27 posted on 03/31/2013 9:16:07 PM PDT by RobbyS
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To: Cicero

Thank you for the photo. What a loss! Many Christian Churches, in the north of Syria, have also been damaged or destroyed.


28 posted on 04/01/2013 1:20:54 AM PDT by BlackVeil
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To: SkyDancer
If it was a mosque the muzzies would be rioting and burning and killing all over the place.


When did Muzzies stop rioting, burning, and killing all over the place?, never.

29 posted on 04/01/2013 1:23:08 AM PDT by MaxMax
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30 posted on 04/01/2013 5:13:31 AM PDT by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Goebbels’ eyes in that picture are freakish.


31 posted on 04/01/2013 8:13:51 AM PDT by Pyro7480 (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; george76; dfwgator; ml/nj; ExTexasRedhead; fhayek; STD; Hildy; Sarah; ...
Yes, there are strong historical ties between Nazi Germany and radical Islam, with both ideologies promoting virulent antisemitism. Destruction and desecration of Jewish holy sites was a common occurrence in Germany and Nazi-occupied Europe in the late 1930s and early 1940s, and similar atrocious acts against Jewish property have occurred with regularity in the Arab world from then on.

So this story out of Damascus, as sad as it is, should not be considered surprising. And unlike the situation in Nazi Europe, there are few if no Jews remaining in the Arab world for the last half century or more, with the large bulk of the Jewish populations there having long ago immigrated under duress to Israel and elsewhere in the Western world. So the "silver lining" in the Arab world is that, unlike the Nazi era, the Islamists and their fellow antisemites have few opportunities to commit bodily crimes against Jewish people in their midst.

32 posted on 04/01/2013 8:35:06 AM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

Heinrich Himmler’s Remarkable Admiration For Islam: “It Promises Beautiful Women In Heaven”

http://www.militantislammonitor.org/article/id/3964


33 posted on 04/01/2013 8:38:35 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: justiceseeker93

Not to minimize this heinous act....but that is what muslims DO to the monuments and holy places of their enemies.(And, according to them, we Christians and Jews ARE their enemies. They have determined that, not us.)

The Grand Mosque of Damascus is usurping the site of one of the oldest churches in the world. In fact, many believe that John The Baptist is buried there.

The Magnificent Church of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul was usurped by a mosque.

Who can forget the Giant Buddhas that were blown up by the Taliban?

Not To Mention The Cave of Machpela, The Tomb of Rachel, Joseph’s Tomb in Shechem (Totally Destroyed), and the TEMPLE MOUNT.

And we witnessed such a trespass right here at home with the WTC mosque controversy.

It’s what they DO.


34 posted on 04/01/2013 8:54:57 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: Pyro7480
Famous photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt at League of Nations.

"His Joseph Goebbels photo at the League of Nations in Geneva, 1933 clearly displays the antagonism of his subject when Goebbels realized Eisenstaedt was Jewish."



Where are the survivors of the massacre at Benghazi? The silence of the Obama Regime on this question is deafening!

Fiat Justitia, Ruat Coelum!

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

35 posted on 04/01/2013 12:46:10 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“15,000 Jailed During Day”

Preparedness means greeting them at the door with appropriate......arms are for hugging.


36 posted on 04/01/2013 2:24:02 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Due Process 2013: "Burn the M*****-F***er Down!")
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To: ConorMacNessa

Yeah, I remembered that detail soon after I commented. Thanks!


37 posted on 04/02/2013 7:38:05 AM PDT by Pyro7480 (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Those Jews 2000 years ago were trying to create facts on the ground!!! /s

Thanks george76.


38 posted on 04/02/2013 8:20:30 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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