An Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologist
walks through what Israeli authorities say
is a 2,000-year-old drainage tunnel
leading to Jerusalem's Old City.
Dan Balilty | AP
a glorious tradition of
culture and religion, politics, commerce,
and unmatched art and architecture,
has all but been lost so that Zionists
can claim that they are the true successors
of Joshua and King David...
Jarndyce specializes in first editions, rare books, and wonderful collectors' editions of the complete works of Shakespeare, Dickens, and countless others.
Also displayed in the store are enormous antique illustrated copies
of the Bible. These mammoth books are
beautifully adorned with illustrations that bring Biblical
characters and stories to life.
The angel who stopped Abraham as he was about to sacrifice his son; Moses coming down from Mount Sinai; the young David slaying the giant Goliath, and so many more.
They all came alive in
front of my very eyes and it was as clear to me as a child as it is
today and to so many others, that those stories describe real
They lead readers and
even those who do not read but hear the stories and look at the
illustrations, to believe that these were real people and real
events that took place.
US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman
speaks at the opening of an "ancient road"
that cuts into the Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan.
Tsafrir Abayov | AP
This literal reading of
the Bible, and particularly of the Old Testament, has given and
continues to give Zionism enormous impetus.
Neither the people of Greece, the Nordic people, or even those who practice various faiths in India regard their mythology as history.
You will not find Greek archeologists digging to find the home of Zeus.
There are no signs that the Nordic people are searching for the ancient city where Odin and Thor resided, and even in India, where the ancient gods are very much part of life, there is no expectation that the city of Shiva will be dug up by archeologists.
Archeologists working in the name of Zionists
have been digging up Palestine for two centuries, often ignoring or
even destroying valuable artifacts that do not serve their purpose.
They ignore the wealth of
history and archeology that exist in Palestine and search for proof
of their own theories.
In fact, is not uncommon to see invaluable historical sites destroyed by design at the hands of Zionist institutions.
The Mamilla Cemetery is one such example.
Over the last decade, a significant portion of the cemetery has been razed and human remains have been desecrated so that the Simon Wiesenthal Center can build a facility, shamelessly called the Museum of Tolerance.
The Mamilla Cemetery,
shown here in a 1951 aerial photo,
sat undistributed for centuries until the Israeli government
paved the way for the construction of
the Museum of Tolerance atop its historic ruins
To this end, petitions have been filed with various UN bodies, including UNESCO, to protect the sacred site.
The "Museum of Tolerance," as it is called, has resulted in the disinterment of hundreds of graves, and the whereabouts of the countless human remains that have been disposed of are unknown.
Recognized as one of the most prominent Muslim cemeteries in the world, where seventy thousand warriors of Saladin's armies are interred, is now all but gone.
Bab al-Rahmeh is yet another famous Islamic cemetery in Jerusalem.
Another classic example of the destruction of real history for the sake of mythology is,
The Temple in question is the Jewish Temple and the Umayyad palaces on which it is to be built date back nearly 1,400 years, built in the early stage of the Islamic period, and used to house the Islamic Caliphs and institutions that managed the affairs of Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Monuments in disrepair
Zionist authorities have not only destroyed precious historical sites in search of mythical ones, they have also allowed invaluable historical sites to fall into disrepair.
There are countless such sites throughout Palestine, such as the mosque of Dhaher Al-Umar in Tabariya, which now stands alone, in ruins, a solitary witness to the glorious Arab past of the city.
Daher al-Umar was a Palestinian leader who ruled most of Palestine and shaped its history throughout the entire 18th century. Not only has his memory been erased, but the monuments that carry his name and still exist now lay in ruins.
The mythology of the Old Testament was turned into history through a successful attempt to make the stories and the figures in these stories, mythical as they may have been, into actual historical events and figures.
At the same time, the real history of Palestine, a glorious history of culture and religion, politics, commerce, and unmatched art and architecture, has all but been lost so that Zionists can claim that they are the true successors of Joshua and King David.
There is no harm in enjoying the wonderful illustrations that adorn the Bible.
However, we must be careful not to confuse those stories and the illustrations with the actual history of Palestine...