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1 The History of Israel & 3 Faiths

2 Who ever heard of such a thing? Who has ever seen such things? Is a country born in one day? Is a nation brought forth all at once? For as soon as Tziyon went into labor, she brought forth her children. “Would I let the baby break through and not be born?” asks Adonai. “Would I, who cause the birth, shut the womb?” asks your God. Isaiah 66:8-9 Complete Jewish Bible


4 6/1/13 Syrian rebels fire 18 rockets/mortars into Lebanon hitting Hezbollah stronghold Yusuf al-Qaradawi Sunni Muslim Cleric in Qatar He denounced Assad's Alawite sect, an offshoot of Shiite Islam, as "more infidel than Christians and Jews" and Shiite Muslim Hezbollah as "the party of the devil."

5 5/21/13 Syria Syrian rebels offer Christian residents four choices: 1) renounce the ‘idolatry’ of Christianity and convert to Islam 2) pay a heavy tribute (jizya) to the Muslims for the privilege of keeping their heads and their Christian faith; 3) be killed; 4) flee for their lives, leaving all their belongings behind.

6 Saddam Hussein 4/4/03 “Long live Iraq. Long live Palestine" Hamas Leader Khaled Mash’al 3/06 “The liberation [of Palestine] will come with the help of Allah, until it is attained by the last soldier, woman, and child, despite resistance by Israel and the United States…. Jerusalem will become Arab and Muslim again, including all the places holy to Islam and Christianity.”

7 Iranian President Ahmadinejad “Wipe Israel off the map.“ "Iran believes that whoever is for humanity should also be for eradicating the Zionist regime as symbol of suppression and discrimination," Ahmadinejad on Monday said that Iranians and Muslim nations worldwide should hold Qods rallies and show their willingness to dispose of this "infectious tumor and this regime full of rascality." "Recognizing the Palestinian state is not the last goal. It is only one step forward towards liberating the whole of Palestine." Al Qods Day – 8/11

8 “This battle is not between al-Qaeda and the U.S., this is a battle of Muslims against the global Crusaders.” Osama bin Laden 1993

9 Letter to the American People allegedly written by Osama bin Laden – 12/02 "The creation and continuation of Israel is one of the greatest crimes, and you [the Americans] are the leaders of its criminals.There is no need to explain and prove the degree of American support for Israel. The creation of Israel is a crime which must be erased. Each and every person whose hands have become polluted in the contribution toward this crime must pay its price, and pay for it heavily."

10 Answer to 9 accusations by the US government– 5/09 Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, et al With regards to these nine accusations that you are putting us on trial for; to us, they are not accusations. To us they are badges of honor, which we carry with pride. Many thanks to God, for his kind gesture, and choosing us to perform the act of Jihad for his cause and to defend Islam and Muslims. Therefore, killing you and fighting you, destroying you and terrorizing you, responding back to your attacks, are all considered to be great legitimate duty in our religion. These actions are our offerings to God.

11 Answer to 9 accusations by the US government– 5/09 Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, et al You have violated the law of war by supporting the Israeli occupation of Arab land in Palestine and Lebanon, and for displacing five million Palestinians outside their land. You have supported the oppressor over the oppressed and the butcher over the victim.

12 Answer to 9 accusations by the US government– 5/09 Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, et al We do not possess your military might, nor your nuclear weapons. Nevertheless, we fight you with the almighty God. So, if our act of Jihad and our fighting with you caused fear and terror, then many thanks to God, because it is him that has thrown fear into your hearts, which resulted in your infidelity, paganism, and your statement that God had a son and your trinity beliefs. So, our religion is a religion of fear and terror to the enemies of God: the Jews, Christians, and pagans. With God's willing, we are terrorists to the bone. So, many thanks to God.

13 April 2011

14 Radicalism usually prospers in the gap between rising expectations and declining opportunities. This is especially true where the population is young, idle, and bored; where the art is impoverished; where entertainment – movies, theater, music – is policed or absent altogether; and where young men are set apart from the consoling and socializing presence of women. Anger, resentment, and humiliation spurred young Arabs to search for dramatic remedies The Looming Tower Lawrence Wright 2006



17 263 miles 71 miles 9 miles 100 miles Range of Hamas rockets launched from Gaza Strip Nov-Dec 2012


19 Genesis 6-9 - Noah & flood Genesis 9: 18 – Ham & son, Canaan Genesis 10: 6 – Canaan, son of Ham Genesis 10: 13 – Philistines Genesis 10: 15 – Canaan, father of … Genesis 10: 19 – borders Genesis 10: 21 – sons of Shem Genesis 11: 10-26 – Shem to Abram Genesis 11: 31-32 – Ur to Canaan, but only to Haran


21 Abram – 2000 BC Genesis 12: 1-9 – Leave your country & go… blessing of Abram & trip on to Canaan Shechem (modern West Bank Nablus) Bethel – Ai Negev 75 Years old Wife - Sarai Nephew – Lot Possessions & people acquired

22 (Nablus) NEGEV


24 Abram, Ishmael – 2000 BC Genesis 15 – covenant, promise of son land for your descendants from the Nile to the Euphrates Genesis 16 – Ishmael a wild donkey of a man Genesis 17 – Abraham, Isaac, Ishmael everlasting covenant thru Isaac circumcision, whole land of Canaan

25 Isaac & Ishmael Genesis 21 – birth of Isaac, banishment of Ishmael to Paran (Sinai) Genesis 22 – sacrifice of Isaac (almost) region of Moriah Genesis 25 – vs 5 Abraham leaves everything to Isaac, the promised son, & sends all others to the land of the east vs 9 – Isaac & Ishmael bury Abraham vs 12-18 – Ishmael, 12 tribes (17:20), east, lived in hostility (16: 12)


27 Noah HamJapheth Shem (Shemites or Semites) MizraimCanaan Casluhites Philistines Hittites Jebusites Amorites Etc… (Canaanites) Arphaxad Eber Peleg Reu Serug Nahor Terah (Koran says Azar) Abram (Abraham) Genesis 10-11 IshmaelIsaac 12 tribes Arab nations 12 tribes Jacob (Israel) Edomites Jewish nation of Israel Genesis 25-28 No historical evidence of Philistines or Canaanites by the Greek period, ~350BC (Koran claims Ishmael was son to be sacrificed) Esau

28 Syrian Schoolbooks – 6/02 Eighth-graders are taught that, "It is known that the Jews of today do not have any connection to Palestine…” Palestinian Schoolbooks – 6/02 The Palestinians, the books claim, have first rights to the country. The "Arab Canaanites" were here before the Jews, therefore the Zionistic claim of rights to the land by virtue of forefathers are a lie. Zionism is described as a movement of which the seizing of land is foremost among its tenets.

29 Knesset Member Ibrahim Abdullah Sarsur, who heads the southern Islamic Movement inside Israel, published an official announcement Sunday according to which a nation he called the “Arab Jebusites” founded the city of Jerusalem – which he referred to using the Arabic name Al Quds – a long time before the Jews showed up there. ( 10/11/09

30 Land of the Israelites (Koran) 5: 20-21 – Bear in mind the words of Moses to his people. He said, 'Remember, my people, the favors which Allah has bestowed upon you. He has raised up Prophets among you, made you kings, and given you that which He has given to no other nation. Enter, my people, the Holy Land which Allah has assigned for you. Do not turn back, and thus lose all.‘ 10: 93 – We settled the Israelites in a secure land and provided them with good things. 17: 104 - And thereafter We said to the Children of Israel: 'Dwell in the land. When the promise of the Everlasting Life comes We shall bring you all together.'

31 Koran Stories of Abraham (no Abram) 6: 74-75 – “(And remember) when Abraham said to his father Azar: 'Will you take idols for gods, surely I see you and your people are in clear error.' And so We showed Abraham the kingdom of the heavens and the earth, so that he might be of those who are certain.” (Compare to Genesis 11: 31-32 & 12: 1) 3: 67 – “neither a Jew nor Christian” (first true Muslim) 2: 123-132 – Abraham & Ishmael build the Ka’bah in Mecca 37: 100-109 – Abraham takes his son to be sacrificed (Compare to Genesis 22)

32 Jacob Genesis 25: 21-23 – birth of Esau & Jacob Genesis 25: 29-34 – Esau trades his birthright to Jacob Genesis 26: 1-6 – God blesses Isaac Genesis 27 – Jacob, thru deception, gains Isaac’s blessing intended for Esau Genesis 28: 10-15 – God blesses Jacob Genesis 32: 22-32 – God & Jacob wrestle Jacob demands God’s blessing

33 Jacob & Sons Genesis 35: 9-15 – promise of land Genesis 35: 23-26 – sons of Jacob (Judah – origination of “Jew”) Joseph & the Ishmaelites (~1900BC) Genesis 37: 23-28 & 36 – Joseph sold to Ishmaelites (Midianites – 25: 1) Jacob Blesses Judah Genesis 49: 8-12 – Lion of Judah, the scepter will not depart from Judah

34 Noah Shem (Shemites or Semites) Genesis 10-11 Isaac 12 tribes Arab nations 12 tribes Esau Edomites Reuben Simeon Levi Judah Genesis 25-28 Ishmael Abraham Genesis 35 Issachar Zebulun Joseph Benjamin Jesse David JESUS Isaiah 11 Jeremiah 23 Genesis 49: 8-12 Matthew 1 Luke 3 Dan Naphtali Gad Asher Jacob (Israel)

35 1964 - Milestones – Sayyid Qutb Calls on the faithful to topple illegitimate regimes and create pure Islamic states to free mankind from every authority except that of God “…Islam is a universal declaration of the freedom of man on the earth from every authority except God’s authority, and that religion ought to be purified for God…” 1928 – Muslim brotherhood founded - Hassan al’Banna

36 Muslim Brotherhood mission: - build the Muslim individual - build Muslim families - create Islamic societies - create Islamic states - create Islamic caliphate

37 Moses, Joshua & the Promised Land ~ 1440BC Exodus 23: 20-33 – confirmation of covenant with Moses Deuteronomy 7: 1-11 – drive out the occupying nations (Genesis 10: 15) (no Ishmaelites/Midianites) their sin has evidently reached its “full measure” (Genesis 15: 16) Joshua 1- entering the promised land

38 Borders of the Promised Land Numbers 34 & Present-Day Borders

39 Tribal Distribution of Promised Land

40 David & Jerusalem ~ 998BC II Samuel 5 & 6 – David conquers Jerusalem & brings in the Ark of the Covenant II Samuel 24: 18-25 – David purchases the “threshing floor” from Araunah Solomon & the Temple ~ 950BC II Chronicles 3: 1 – Temple location

41 II Samuel 24: 18-25

42 David & Jerusalem ~ 998BC II Samuel 5 & 6 – David conquers Jerusalem & brings in the Ark of the Covenant II Samuel 24: 18-25 – David purchases the “threshing floor” from Araunah Solomon & the Temple ~ 950BC II Chronicles 3: 1 – Temple location

43 II Chronicles 3: 1

44 Assyrian Captivity 725BC Isaiah 9: 8-10:4 - prophecy II Kings 17-18 – historical account of 10 northern tribes of Israel Prophecy of Cyrus 700BC Isaiah 44:28 – 45:1, 13 – Cyrus will command rebuilding of Jerusalem & Temple

45 Prophecy of 70 Years of Desolation ~605BC Jeremiah 25:8-14 – Nebuchadnezzar, Babylon Jeremiah 29: 10-14 – I will bring you back

46 Jewish Wailing Wall Muslim Dome of the Rock Muslim Al Aqsa Mosque Kidron Valley

47 Fall of Jerusalem & Destruction of the Temple Av 9, 586BC II Chronicles 36: 15-21 – Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem & the Temple Captivity of the Jews – first dispersion (diaspora) Zerubbabel builds the 2 nd Temple Dedicated - Adar 3, 516BC Book of Ezra (first ingathering)

48 Persian Persecution ~ 480BC Book of Esther – Feast of Purim Antiochus Epiphanes 167BC Daniel 11: 31-32 - Desecration of Temple 200 BC - Dead Sea Scrolls begun 330 BC – Greeks take Israel

49 1 Maccabees 1: 54-59 54 On the fifteenth day of the month of Kislev in the year 145 [167 BC], King Antiochus set up The Awful Horror on the altar of the Temple, and pagan altars were built in the towns throughout Judea. 55 Pagan sacrifices were offered in front of houses and in the streets. 56 Any books of the Law which were found were torn up and burned,

50 1 Maccabees 1: 54-59 57 and anyone who was caught with a copy of the sacred books or who obeyed the Law was put to death by order of the king. 58 Month after month these wicked people used their power against the Israelites caught in the towns. 59 On the twenty-fifth of the month, these same evil people offered sacrifices on the pagan altar erected on top of the altar in the Temple.

51 Antiochus Epiphanes 167BC Maccabeean revolt 164BC Feast of Dedication (Hanukkah) Desecration of Temple Jesus in the Temple for Feast of Dedication John 10:22

52 65 BC – Romans begin rule over Israel 20 BC - Herod the Great begins refurbishing 2 nd temple (Zerubbabel’s) Accordingly, in the fifteenth year of his reign, Herod rebuilt the temple, and encompassed a piece of land about it with a wall, which land was twice as large as that before enclosed. The expenses he laid out upon it were vastly large also, and the riches about it were unspeakable. A sign of which you have in the great cloisters that were erected about the temple, and the citadel which was on its north side. (Josephus)

53 Time of Christ Luke 2 John 2:19-20 Matthew 24: 1-2 “not one stone” 64 AD – Temple refurbishment completed 66 AD – Siege of Jerusalem (Vespasian) Av 9, 70 AD - Temple destroyed (Titus) Jewish Diaspora (2 nd )

54 Titus’ Arch - Rome

55 The History of Israel & 3 Faiths

56 "This is our Land because G-d gave it to us,” he said. While it is true that Jews – descendants of Isaac, and Arabs – who are descendants of Ishmael, share a common father in Abraham, Feiglin explained, “He bequeathed the Land of Israel to the lady of the house, and gave the son of the maidservant gifts and sent him to Saudi Arabia.” MK Moshe Feiglin 7/22/13 Israel National News

57 “…only through the wisdom of the leadership, conscious action, consideration, and walking the right path" are headed toward "achievement, exactly like the Prophet [Mohammad] did in the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah, even though some opposed it." Mahmoud Al-Habbash Palestinian Authority Minister of Religious Affairs 7/24/13 The Blaze (Islam – taqiyyah)

58 135 AD – Hadrian & Aelia Capitolina No Jews Temple of Aphrodite Israel’s new Name

59 135 AD – Hadrian & Aelia Capitolina No Jews Temple of Aphrodite Israel’s new Name Palaestina

60 320 AD – Constantine, Helena, Christian Holy Sites Church of the Nativity Church of the Holy Sepulchre

61 320 AD – Constantine, Helena, Christian Holy Sites Church of the Nativity Church of the Holy Sepulchre Mid 300’s – NT canon established 425 AD – Sanhedrin dissolves in Tiberias

62 570 AD – Muhammad born in Mecca, Saudi Arabia tribal warfare hundreds of gods moon god – Al Ilah Mecca, Ka’bah (holiest site) Jewish & Christian friends and wives 610 AD – Revelations begin (Gabriel?)


64 Islam - surrender to Allah Allah – the one true god, god of Abraham Muslim (Moslem) – one who surrenders Muhammad (Mohammed)– prophet (last) to which the Muslim holy book, the Koran (Qu’ran) was revealed (as a ‘final’ revelation) by Allah, through the angel Gabriel Islamic Terminology (610 A.D.)

65 Muhammad’s Encounter with the Angel Gabriel Terror, trembling, unable to rationalize, possessed with an evil spirit, suicidal thoughts, vice-like embrace, squeezed out words, traumatized “Unable to rationalize the ordeal he had just experienced, Muhammad concluded that he was possessed with an evil spirit and was thinking of committing suicide.” Islamic Imperialism – A History (Efraim Karsh 2007)

66 Prophets – Muhammad, last & greatest – the “seal” of the prophets - others: Abraham, Isaac, Ishmael, Noah, Moses, David, Isaiah, John the Baptist, Jesus Hadith – deeds & sayings of Muhammad Islamic Terminology (610 A.D.)

67 Volume 2, Book 13, Number 21: Narrated Abu Huraira through different narrators that the Prophet said, "It is Allah's right on every Muslim that he should take a bath (at least) once in seven days.“ Book 41, Number 4828: Narrated AbuSa'id al-Khudri: When the Apostle of Allah (peace_be_upon_him) sat, he had his knees drawn up supported by his hands.

68 Book 37, Number 4310: Narrated AbuHurayrah: The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: There is no prophet between me and him, that is, Jesus (peace_be_upon_him). He will descend (to the earth). When you see him, recognize him: a man of medium height, reddish hair, wearing two light yellow garments, looking as if drops were falling down from his head though it will not be wet. He will fight the people for the cause of Islam. He will break the cross, kill swine, and abolish jizyah. Allah will perish all religions except Islam. He will destroy the Antichrist and will live on the earth for forty years and then he will die. The Muslims will pray over him.

69 Prophets – Muhammad, last & greatest – the “seal” of the prophets - others: Abraham, Isaac, Ishmael, Noah, Moses, David, Isaiah, John the Baptist, Jesus Hadith – deeds & sayings of Muhammad Jihad – struggle – internal struggle to submit to Allah; external struggle for the cause of Allah Islamic Terminology (610 A.D.)

70 Koran 17 The Night Journey - Al-'Isra' 1: “Exalted is He who carried His worshiper [Prophet Muhammad] to travel in the night from the Sacred Temple to the Furthest Temple which We have blessed around it so that We might show him some of Our signs. He is the Hearer, the Seer.” Sacred Temple = Mecca Furthest Temple = ??? Earlier translations = temple Later translations = mosque, house of worship

71 620 AD – Midnight Journey 622 AD – Flight to Medina (Hegira or Hijra) Year 1 – Muslim calendar (lunar year = 360 days) 2013=1434 H 632 AD – Death of Muhammad Burial in Medina, 2 nd holiest site Beginning of Sunni vs Shiite


73 690 AD - Dome of the Rock Al-Aqsa mosque (Al Haram al Sharif – Noble Sanctuary) 3rd Holiest Site






79 Inner Face: South Wall - In the name of Allah the Merciful the Compassionate. There is no God but Allah alone; he has no co-partner. He is the Kingship and His the praise. He giveth life and He causeth to die, and He hath power over everything. South-East Wall - Verily Allah and His angels pronounce blessing upon the Prophet. O ye who have pronounced blessings upon Him and give Him the salutation of peace. O, People of the Book (i.e. the Jews and Christians, always referred to as such by the Muslims -Ed.) do not go beyond the bounds in your religion and do not say about Allah anything but the truth. The Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary, is but a messenger of Allah and His word which he cast upon Mary, and a spirit from Him. So believe only in Allah and of his messenger, but do not say "Three" (Trinity) and it will be better for you. Allah is only one God. Far be it from His glory that he should have a son.

80 North Wall - The Messiah will not deign to be in the service of Allah nor will the angels who stand in his presence. O Allah; pray upon Thy messenger "the servant Jesus – (N-W Wall) - the son of Mary and peace be upon him the day of his birth, the day of his death and the day of his being raised alive." That is Jesus, son of Mary - a statement concerning which YOU are in doubt. It is not for Allah to take for Himself any offspring, glory be to Him. West Wall - Allah bears witness that there is no God but Him, likewise the angels and the people possessed of knowledge (S-W Wall) - upholding justice. There is no God but He, the Almighty and All wise. Verily, the religion in Allah's sight is Islam.

81 Outer Face - West and North-West Walls - In the name of Allah the Merciful and Compassionate. There is no God but Allah alone. Praise be to Allah who hath not taken to himself offspring. To Him there has never been any person in the sovereignty. Mohammed is the messenger of Allah, may God pray upon Him and accept his intercession. Praise be God who has not taken unto himself a son and who has no partner in sovereignty nor has He any protector on account of weakness.



84 Expansion under the Prophet Mohammad, 622-632 Expansion under the Prophet Mohammad, 622-632 Expansion during the Patriarchal Caliphate, 632-661 Expansion during the Patriarchal Caliphate, 632-661 Expansion during the Umayyad Caliphate, 661-750 Expansion during the Umayyad Caliphate, 661-750

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