Palestinians say that because the Qumran Caves, in the Judean Desert, are beyond the Green Line, Israel has taken possession of the ancient texts illegally. But according to Israel, this is one more attempt by the Palestinians to rewrite history.
UNESCO recently passed resolutions that implicitly deny any connection between Jews and the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City. Yes, it is an attempt to re-write history. But that is not the worst of it.
According to UNESCO's resolution, there is no connection between Jews and the Temple Mount, including its Western Wall, in Jerusalem's Old City. As seen in the video below, yesterday's gathering of thousands for Judaism's High Priestly blessing flaunted UNESCO's damning denial.
PM Netanyahu says he hopes future UN Chief Antonio Guterres' term will see UN abandon anti-Israel bias. Meanwhile, Israel is suspending ties with UNESCO in the aftermath of its draft proposal that refuses to acknowledge any connection between the Jewish State and the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City.
Scornful of UNESCO's draft resolution failure to acknowledge the inextricable link between Jews and the Temple Mount, Israel is appealing to the Pope - and Bible believing Christians - to intervene before next week's vote.