Jun. 8, 2017
The Washington Post has a story about a young American reporter in Jerusalem who witnessed Israel’s capture of the Temple Mount.
The photos accompanying the article are striking.
The first one shows, as we have noted many times, the weeds sprouting through the plaza in front of the Dome of the Rock that shows how neglected the “Haram al-Sharif” was when Muslims had exclusive control.
The other one compares what a section of the Temple Mount looked like when Israeli soldiers used it to hold some Jordanian soldiers, and compares it to what it looks like today:
At the time, under Muslim rule, is was a bare area. Today, it is filled with grass and trees.
The Washington Post cannot resist some revisionist history in the caption of these two photos: