Monthly Archives: October 2015

Debunking myths

Mahmoud Abbas and Ehud Olmert

Gershon Baskin believes the Palestinian accusations over alleged Israeli government plans to divide the mosque or to destroy it in order to build the Temple are false. read more

This madness must stop

Palestinian children hold toy guns during a protest on the compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City,

Gershon Baskin feels that keeping the status quo means that Jews will not be allowed to pray on the Temple Mount for the foreseeable future and even though there is no justice in this, the reality of the sensitivity of the issue now demands that this issue be removed from the agenda until after there is peace. read more