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Palestinian protects Dome of the Rock with sling shot and infuses it with blood

Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, official PA daily  |


Abbas' official PA daily published this cartoon encouraging Palestinians to throw stones at Israelis. The cartoon shows a man standing on top of the Dome of the Rock shooting with a slingshot while giving blood to the Dome.
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Note: This cartoon was originally published a few days after Mutaz Hijazi, an Islamic Jihad member and released prisoner, attempted to murder Rabbi Yehuda Glick. Rabbi Glick is the Chairman of the Temple Mount Heritage Foundation that works to increase awareness of the central place the Temple Mount and the Temple hold in Jewish heritage through educational activities and by encouraging people to visit the Temple Mount. Rabbi Glick was seriously wounded in the shooting attack (Oct. 29, 2014).

This cartoon was republished in February 2019 during violent clashes on the Temple Mount between Palestinain worshippers and Israeli security forces; see note:

February 2019 Temple Mount clashes


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