"I`ll never forget Sharon walking on the Temple Mount w/ 1100 IDF soldiers. It was Sept `02 before the holidays"(Stephen A) Actually it was on the 28th of September 2000, in the wake of Barak's Camp David peace offer, which Bill Clinton applauded, when one of Israel's leading politicians and a war hero (albeit one with flaws) went on a walk on one of Judaism's holiest sites. And what was the result? The Palestinian Arabs rioted ... Personally I call that religious intolerance. Why isn't a Jewish leader allowed to visit one of Judasm's holiest sites? In fact, I find such intolerance by the Palestinian Arabs to be offensive ...
U.S. defense chief tells Congress: Military options remain against Iran (DPA)
from the article: Pro-Mideast in America: Getting past 'Pro-Israel' and 'Pro-Palestine'