Trump and the Western Wall

Don’t send in the clowns. No one from rocket scientist to a barely educated person is likely to deny that China has a connection to the Great Wall of China, or that Egypt has a connection with the Pyramids. Yet UNESCO is funny that way. On October 12, 2016, by a vote of 24 to 6 with 26 abstentions, a resolution of that organization accusing Israel of denying Muslim access to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem referred to the site only by its Arabic name Haram al-Sharif, and failed to mention, implicitly denying, any link between Judaism and its holy sites in Jerusalem. On May 3, 2017 Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, indirectly indicated the bias of UNESCO. Together with the head of the British Jewish Community, the archbishop prayed at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Later in the day, he visited Yad Vashem, the official Holocaust memorial, and spoke of anti-Semitism as the root of all European racism. He spoke strongly of the centuries of terrible hatreds against the one...(Read Full Article)