Temple of Solomon

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any of three successive temples in Jerusalem that served as the primary center for Jewish worship

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The building is overseen by the governing body of Freemasonry, which is described on their site as: "The Supreme Council (Mother Council of the World) of the Inspectors General Knights Commander of the House of the Temple of Solomon of the Thirty-third degree of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States of America.
universities, there are no antiquities whatsoever in the Middle East that corroborate the myths of the Hebrew Bible, and no traces whatsoever of Jewish kingdoms or the Temple of Solomon in Palestine.
One of the most holy of sites for the followers of the religions of Abraham, the Temple of Solomon has a rich and ancient history.
Stonehenge, a prehistoric monument located 13 kilometres north of Salisbury, and the Temple of Solomon, reputed to be the first temple located on the Temple Mount, Jerusalem, would appear to have no connection at all.
Credited with the destruction of the temple of Solomon in 586 BCE, Nebuchadnezzar II was also responsible for sending the Jews into exile, according to the Bible.
A great example of this was when he famously replied to an anti-Semitic remark in Parliament by stating, "Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honorable gentleman were brutal savages in an unknown island, mine were priests in the temple of Solomon.
I especially enjoyed the pages on the symbolism of the broken pediment as 'an open house for the Word,' on attempts at reconstructing the Temple of Solomon (culminating in Jacob Jehuda's wooden model), and on the distinctive bulbous-based obelisks as signs of past time.
Assembling at the Temple of Solomon (today's al-Aqsa mosque), wearing embroidered dalmatics, or liturgical vestments, stoles and the crown jewels, Fulk and Melisende mounted gorgeously caparisoned horses.
The Temple of Solomon, including the Holy of Holies (sanctum sanctorum or garb grih) was destroyed and over it now stands the Al Aqsa mosque.
It continued: "Burning a mosque in Beit Fajjar, near Bethlehem, is a test, or a prelude to the burning of the Al Aqsa Mosque, or completing the drilling on its foundations to undermine them and establish the Temple of Solomon .
Former Senator Asem Ghosheh spoke of the Israeli plans to build the Temple of Solomon.
He stressed that Arab leaders realize the threat facing Al-Aqsa with tunnels being dug underneath it in search of the elusive Temple of Solomon.
It was said to be hidden beneath the Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem.
In 'Live and Let Die' we have the snakes, voodoo, Baron Samedi and Tarot cards with the initials JB (James Bond) on them for Jachin and Boaz, the Freemasonic pillars from the Temple of Solomon.
His talk was based on The Temple of Solomon and he brought along his own crafted model to illustrate his talk.