I was walking alone in the courtyard of the Temple Mount, lagging behind my tour group, making my way to the Al Aqsa Mosque, when these three Arab boys came up beside me. They were smiling and talking loudly to me, "Ma'Shem, Ma'Shem".  I didn't know what they were saying, let alone if it was … Continue reading Ma’shem

Temple Mount

Biblical scholars and archaeologists agree that Temple Mount is the site of biblical King David's repentance offering to the the Lord and where King Solomon, King David's son, built "God's House", known as the First Temple (approx. 1,000 BC). Scholars and archaeologists also agree that King Herod the Great built the Second Temple on the same site. … Continue reading Temple Mount