[IMRA: Interesting situation: they embrace Jesus as a "Palestinian" who
interacted with the Jewish Temple (for example with the money changers)
while at the same time they deny the existence of that same Temple.]
Nov. 12, 2012
PA TV News:
No trace of Jewish history in "our land"
"Temple exists only in the minds of radical organizations"
by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik
p:+972 2 625 4140 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
f: +972 2 624 2803 w: www.palwatch.org
Recently, Palestinian Authority TV News exemplified the PA policy of denying
the existence of any Jewish history in Jerusalem. In a report about Israel's
excavations on the Temple Mount exposing part of the Western Wall, the
government-controlled PA TV stated:
"There's [an Israeli] race against the clock to complete the excavations in
search of [Jerusalem's] Temple that exists only in the minds of radical
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Palestinian Media Watch has documented the PA's continued denial of Jewish
history and particularly its denial of the existence of the Temple,
referring to it as the "alleged Temple." To prove their claim to the land,
the PA actively rejects all Jewish history in the land of Israel, inventing
an ancient Palestinian history in its stead. The PA accuses Israel of
stealing Palestinian heritage, claiming that it does not have any history on
PMW has also documented how Israel's excavations of the Western Wall near
the Al-Aqsa Mosque are presented by the PA as part of an Israeli plan to
destroy the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Following is the excerpt from PA TV News denying Jewish history in
PA TV newsreader: "Deep underground beneath the Al-Aqsa Mosque, there's [an
Israeli] race against the clock to complete the excavations in search of
[Jerusalem's] Temple that exists only in the minds of radical organizations.
These images reveal the extent of the excavations. ... Here, you can see an
underground city excavated by Jewish radical organizations. They falsify
historical facts by linking them to Jewish history, the traces of which
don't exist in our land."
[PA TV (Fatah), Oct. 25, 2012]