No serious scholar today questions the links between the Jews and Jerusalem. History books and artifacts confirm them, and the Bible records the Jews’ presence there for 3,000 years.
That, however, has not stopped UNESCO, the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization, from adopting statements denying any connection between the Jews and the Temple Mount and the Western Wall.
Essentially, UNESCO insists Jerusalem has significance for only one religion, Islam.
In response, the United States and Israel have withdrawn from the organization.
But now a foundation dedicated to the discovery of ancient Jerusalem is offering “empirical proof” of the Jews’ residency in Jerusalem for millennia and challenging UNESCO to “get your facts straight.”
UNESCO’s egregious claims came in steps. It declared the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron, believed to be the site of the double tombs of Abraham and Sarah, Isaac and