British Public Figures Are Worried about the Effect of the Coronavirus on Ethnic Minorities—Excluding Jews

Two weeks ago, a group of over 70 prominent Britons signed a letter urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to conduct a government inquiry into the fact that people of African, Caribbean, and South Asian descent are dying of the coronavirus at a higher rate than whites. But the letter makes no mention of another group disproportionately affected by the pandemic, writes Eliyahu Lann:

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More about: British Jewry, Coronavirus, United Kingdom

Islamic Texts Provide Evidence That Belies Palestinian Propaganda about the Temple Mount

In the past few years, Palestinian leaders have added to their familiar, scurrilous claim that Israel plans to seize or destroy the al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock the assertion that there never was a Jewish Temple there, and that the site had no significance to Jews before modern times. Nadav Shragai argues that, to counteract this effort to rewrite history, it is not sufficient to turn to the wealth of archaeological evidence, which might not prove persuasive to a Muslim audience. Instead, he urges Israel and its defenders to build their case on Islamic sources:

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More about: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Jerusalem, Muslim-Jewish relations, Temple Mount