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Collapse reported on Temple Mount
Israel Today ^ | August 27, 2013

Posted on 08/28/2013 6:02:29 AM PDT by NYer

Eyewitnesses told Turkish media this week that a portion of the Temple Mount platform near the Al Aqsa Mosque has collapsed, creating a serious safety hazard and a possible threat to the stability of the Islamic structure.

If the report is accurate, it would be the second serious collapse on the Temple Mount in the past five years.

Palestinian officials claim that the collapses are caused by deliberate Israeli action to bring down the Al Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock so that the Jewish Temple can be rebuilt.

But archaeologists and engineers have been warning for years that the heavy construction projects being carried out by the Muslims atop the Temple Mount are destabilizing the huge number of ancient structures and water cisterns that riddle the sacred plateau.

Many believe it is only a matter of time before most of the platform collapses. And there are fears such a collapse could occur during Ramadan, when upwards of 100,000 Muslims gather atop the Temple Mount for weekly prayers.


TOPICS: Current Events; History; Islam; Judaism
KEYWORDS: alaqsamosque; archaeology; godsgravesglyphs; holyland; israel; letshavejerusalem; mosque; muslim; templemount
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1 posted on 08/28/2013 6:02:29 AM PDT by NYer
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To: Nachum; SJackson; SunkenCiv

Ping!


2 posted on 08/28/2013 6:02:56 AM PDT by NYer ( "Run from places of sin as from the plague."--St John Climacus)
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To: NYer

It needs to collapse!!!!


3 posted on 08/28/2013 6:05:48 AM PDT by Ken522
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To: NYer

Jerusalem shall be trodden underfoot of the gentiles ,until the time of the gentiles be fulfilled!


4 posted on 08/28/2013 6:06:47 AM PDT by pastorbillrandles (, but you are right about the mood, tense)
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To: NYer
Palestinian officials claim that the collapses are caused by deliberate Israeli action to bring down the Al Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock so that the Jewish Temple can be rebuilt.Heh, heh. Keep telling yourselves that.
5 posted on 08/28/2013 6:08:17 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: NYer

They accuse Israel of doing this because it’s exactly what they would do in the same situation. Their entire history is of destroying antiquities in the spread of their “religion”. Look at the museums in Egypt being looted, or the 1000 yr old Buddha in Kashmir that was blown up by the Taliban


6 posted on 08/28/2013 6:10:34 AM PDT by RedStateGuyTrappedinCT
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To: NYer

Blame others/ deny scientific evidence / full speed ahead. These are the reasons that Islamic civilization remains in the Dark Ages. Same old, same old.


7 posted on 08/28/2013 6:17:00 AM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: NYer
~ shrug ~
8 posted on 08/28/2013 6:18:46 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: tomkat

This is a big sign that we are in the end times!


9 posted on 08/28/2013 6:22:02 AM PDT by princess leah
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To: NYer

shouldn’t be too long now..


10 posted on 08/28/2013 6:23:28 AM PDT by smvoice (Better Buck up, Buttercup. The wailing and gnashing are for an eternity..)
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To: NYer

Good! Moar please!


11 posted on 08/28/2013 6:27:46 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: NYer

Bush’s Fault!!


12 posted on 08/28/2013 6:33:50 AM PDT by Darteaus94025 (Phony President)
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To: NYer

“Many believe it is only a matter of time before most of the platform collapses. And there are fears such a collapse could occur during Ramadan, when upwards of 100,000 Muslims gather atop the Temple Mount for weekly prayers.”

Oh Nooooo! That would be terrible. :-)



13 posted on 08/28/2013 6:36:01 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: NYer

Nice picture...looks like a mass “butt crack” inspection in progress. I didn’t know there were that many plumbers in Jerusalem.


14 posted on 08/28/2013 6:41:49 AM PDT by Towed_Jumper (What does it mean to be declared "guilty" in a nation without the rule of law?)
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To: NYer
Palestinian officials claim that the collapses are caused by deliberate Israeli action to bring down the Al Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock so that the Jewish Temple can be rebuilt.

That would be great if true.

5.56mm

15 posted on 08/28/2013 6:42:34 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: NYer

The muslims did this to themselves. They constructed the foundations badly: subterranean soil is being washed away after every rain.

I suspect that the whole abominable structure is going to disappear into a sinkhole that stinks of crap. And no-one will be to blame except the muslims themselves.


16 posted on 08/28/2013 6:55:24 AM PDT by agere_contra (I once saw a movie where only the police and military had guns. It was called 'Schindler's List'.)
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To: NYer
Note that 100% of those in this picture are "praying" with their read ends FACING the Dome of the Rock. Supposedly, they are facing mecca, but in doing so, they are "mooning" their supposed sacred place on the Temple Mount.
17 posted on 08/28/2013 7:02:59 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: NYer

I have never seen a pic of them praying in that manner. It sure looks weird with their dome in the background


18 posted on 08/28/2013 7:11:15 AM PDT by winodog (Knowledge puffs up people giving them a high opinion of themselves that is undeserved.)
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To: agere_contra

Yes, but the world will blame Israel. And so it begins..


19 posted on 08/28/2013 7:11:21 AM PDT by smvoice (Better Buck up, Buttercup. The wailing and gnashing are for an eternity..)
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To: smvoice

I’m not a betting person by nature, but I would lay a bet on Damascus being in her very last days of existence.


20 posted on 08/28/2013 7:13:34 AM PDT by smvoice (Better Buck up, Buttercup. The wailing and gnashing are for an eternity..)
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To: RedStateGuyTrappedinCT
Exactly!


21 posted on 08/28/2013 7:20:21 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (Be the Enemy Within the Enemy Within...)
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To: Eagle of Liberty

What is that?


22 posted on 08/28/2013 7:24:44 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: NYer

“And there are fears such a collapse could occur during Ramadan, when upwards of 100,000 Muslims gather atop the Temple Mount for weekly prayers.”

Oh, wouldn’t that be a shame.


23 posted on 08/28/2013 7:51:28 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: left that other site

You get that many muslims farting toward it all at once, something’s got to come down.


24 posted on 08/28/2013 7:52:09 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: princess leah
This is a big sign that we are in the end times!

Sure feels that way. Ready or not?

25 posted on 08/28/2013 7:57:59 AM PDT by GBA (Our obamanation: Romans 1:18-32)
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To: princess leah
"This is a big sign that we are in the end times!"

Nah, the Gospel has not yet been spread over the world.

26 posted on 08/28/2013 8:00:44 AM PDT by ex-snook (God is Love)
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27 posted on 08/28/2013 8:03:58 AM PDT by SJackson ( The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. BF)
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To: 9YearLurker

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhas_of_Bamiyan


28 posted on 08/28/2013 8:07:10 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: NYer

Sucks to be them, I suppose....


29 posted on 08/28/2013 8:13:06 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Uncle Miltie: Obama poisoned race relations for a generation. Everything is racial now.)
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To: NYer

like termites.. muslims are slowly eating away at the foundation of their own sacred temple. ironic.


30 posted on 08/28/2013 8:30:33 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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To: Boogieman

What a shame.

And now they are allies to Obama.


31 posted on 08/28/2013 8:32:02 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: NYer; F15Eagle
Ping!
32 posted on 08/28/2013 8:47:36 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: princess leah

I agree


33 posted on 08/28/2013 8:48:56 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: princess leah
I will have to re-read Revelation chapter 13 again tonight.


34 posted on 08/28/2013 8:50:26 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: NYer

Too bad the ground didn’t open up and swallow up all the bastards.


35 posted on 08/28/2013 9:03:18 AM PDT by ZULU ((See: http://gatesofvienna.net/) Obama, do you hear me?)
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To: IMR 4350

This position encourages farting, so, IIRC, there is (somewhere in islamic literature) a special prayer to be said if one farts while praying.


36 posted on 08/28/2013 9:20:42 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: smvoice

Israel will most likely be blameless in all of this.


37 posted on 08/28/2013 9:32:54 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: NYer

Ping


38 posted on 08/28/2013 9:42:55 AM PDT by tang-soo (Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks - Read Daniel Chapter 9)
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To: Biggirl

..not according to GOd’s Word...The whole world will come against Israel.


39 posted on 08/28/2013 11:09:17 AM PDT by smvoice (Better Buck up, Buttercup. The wailing and gnashing are for an eternity..)
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To: NYer

Bfl


40 posted on 08/28/2013 12:47:27 PM PDT by Manic_Episode (Some days...it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps....)
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To: SkyPilot

Most likely he will appear to be “christian” or such.

For the False Prophet has two horns like a lamb (christian, small “c” on purpose) BUT speaks as a Dragon (Satan).


41 posted on 08/28/2013 12:53:11 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: NYer
Imam calls for US and Europe’s destruction from Temple Mount pulpit

Al-Aqsa worshippers enthralled as cleric predicts rise of Islamic caliphate that will wipe out enemies
By Times of Israel staff July 18, 2013, 4:52 am

http://www.timesofisrael.com/imam-calls-for-us-and-europes-destruction-from-temple-mount-pulpit/

As above, so below...

42 posted on 08/28/2013 12:58:26 PM PDT by Jeremiah Jr (EL CHaI)
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To: NYer

The Muslims are creating structural instability by their foolish messing and destroying of antiquities. Full of hate and hubris, the Muslims in charge of the Temple Mount are nudging that mosque to fall.


43 posted on 08/28/2013 1:16:05 PM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: F15Eagle
For the False Prophet has two horns like a lamb (christian, small “c” on purpose) BUT speaks as a Dragon (Satan).

Hmmm.....very interesting. I will have to think about that one. Thanks.

44 posted on 08/28/2013 3:33:18 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: left that other site

They happily moon each other, spewing deadly methane!


45 posted on 08/29/2013 1:13:57 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: NYer

They are engineering a provocation. The Muslim leaders want an incident they can use to whip up enthusiasm to attack Israel.


46 posted on 08/29/2013 1:30:29 AM PDT by SauronOfMordor (Hold the pig steady)
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To: NYer; StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; decimon; 1010RD; 21twelve; 24Karet; 2ndDivisionVet; ..

Thanks NYer.

47 posted on 08/29/2013 3:59:39 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: sheik yerbouty

Google (or bing, if you wish) the words “farting, salah, farting while praying, make wudu, etc, and you will find PAGES of discussion. LOL.

This could be construed as a poison gas attack.

Obama is deeply saddened.


48 posted on 08/29/2013 5:12:45 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: NYer

hopefully it collapses while packed with ‘believers’. The more dead the better


49 posted on 08/29/2013 5:26:53 AM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: Texas Eagle; SunkenCiv

You’ll know if the Israelis are involved when you see them marching around the Rock seven times, blowing ram’s horns.

They have some excellent previous experience with that deconstruction technique.


50 posted on 08/29/2013 6:41:21 AM PDT by wildbill
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