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    • 15.05.13 | 00:10 (IDT)

    constituted a source of conflict between them throughout the mandate period.We know from pilgrims and travellers in the fifteenth century that it was not the Wailing Wall, but the Mount of Olives outside the Old City that was dedicated once a year to the commemoration of the destruction of the Temple- like rabbi Meshulam Da Volterra letter in 1481. The Wailing Wall was defined and set apart only during the reign of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent in the sixteenth century.F.E. Peters- only from the early years of that century did Jewish visitors describe the Wailing Wall and connect it with the earlier tradition of the ‘Presence of God.Even the ‘official’ history of the Wall published by the Israeli defence ministry in the early 1980s:“it should, however,be pointed out that for hundreds of years, during nearly the whole of the Middle Ages, there is hardly any reference to the Wall”To help the new tradition grow in'67 Moroccan Quarter was razed,and its 650 inhabitants were evicted with only three hours to remove their belongings.

    from the article: At the Western Wall, the sacred stones might become the stepping stone for Third Temple dreams
    First published 10:00 15.05.13 | Last updated 09:46 14.05.13
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