That is the feeling one gets in the Old City of Jerusalem.Just walking through the narrow streets and alleys, never mind the shrines holy to three faiths, one is immersed in history.Such congressional intervention makes it more difficult to ensure that US — not foreign — interests are the point of departure.” last winter, demanding by a 344-36 vote that Obama “refuse to endorse” Goldstone’s findings of Israeli war crimes, Congress has joined with the Jewish Lobby in its efforts to crank up hysteria regarding Iran’s nuclear energy program.On January 17, 2009, The Israel Project and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (and more than twenty similar Jewish Lobby groups of which there is NO end), hosted an anti-Iran workshop billed as, Israel Advocacy Training Institute: Spotlight Iran. Berman Hebrew Academy in DC, focused on the “Iran threat,” emphasizing the “danger posed” by the country’s “aggressive pursuit of nuclear arms.” (Thus far, however, the world is only aware of Iran’s nuclear energy ambitions, but NO EVIDENCE of Iran’s “pursuit of nuclear arms” has emerged.Debbie Wasserman Schultz, played a significant role in the workshop’s Congressional and Legislative Advocacy Session.Farhadian, who has been the recipient of “private” Jewish money on at least two occasions in 2009, is known for her “partnership” with Chabad House, an ultra-religious/pro-Israel Jewish group.entitled: “Iran: Time for a New Approach,” Brzezinski and co-author Robert Gates argue against the tenor of the Jewish-induced hysteria toward Iran, now being vomited by the Zionist screech owl, Elie Wiesel.
The surrounding walls date to the rule of the Ottoman Sultan, Suleiman the Magnificent (1520-1566).You may notice the original gates are angled so that you can't enter directly into the city without making a sharp 90-degree angle turn.This was to prevent enemies on horseback from charging full-speed, straight ahead through them, and to make it difficult to use a long battering ram to break them down.Stephen's], Herod’s, Damascus [Shechem] and New). One of the closed gates is the Golden Gate, located above ground level and below the Temple Mount. According to Jewish tradition, when the Messiah comes, he will enter Jerusalem through this gate.To prevent him from coming, the Muslims sealed the gate during the rule of Suleiman.