Friday, October 19, 2007

Religious Fact of the Day

Much of the tension between Jews and Muslims stems from the fact that Muslims have erected the al-Aqsa Mosque (the third holiest site in Islam) and the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount where the Jewish Temple was before being destroyed (first by the Babylonians and then the Romans). Many Jews (and fundamentalist Christians) would like to build the Third Temple there.

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