Feb 11, 2010
Warning: Imminent Murder on Temple Mount: By Moshe Feiglin
This is a letter that Moshe Feiglin sent to the Chief of Police due to a recent incident in which he was not protected by the policeman when on Temple Mount. Note that Feiglin copied this letter to "The Jewish People"
Inspector General David Cohen
Re: Warning of Imminent Murder on
Exercising its exclusive judgment, the Israel Police under your command prohibits Jews who ascend to the site of their holy
Personally, I have the "privilege" of exposure to this Israeli humiliation on my monthly visits to the
Nonetheless, I am obliged to inform you of an event that I experienced yesterday on my ascent to the Mount. It signals the fact that murder of Jews on the
Perhaps, after you have stripped the Jews of all their human rights in the place most holy to the Nation of Israel, you will at least function as a professional force (like the UN) and carry out a fraction of your original role. In other words, at the very least, maybe you will protect the right of the Jews - to live.
B. The Event
Yesterday, I stood opposite the site of the
As you know, Jews are permitted to enter the
I was apprehensive, but unwisely relied on the Israeli policeman who was watching our every move and was standing just a few steps away from our group. Everyone else in the group identified the approaching danger. It seemed clear that the policeman, who was ostensibly guarding us, would also identify the danger and would certainly attempt to defend us.
I forgot, though, that in reality, the role of the police on the
As a Jew, I understand that I am the dangerous factor on the
The Arab woman came right up to me, pushed me and disappeared into the mosque. As opposed to everyone else in our group, the policeman did not notice what had happened.
1. Clearly, if the Arab woman pushed me (through her robes and scarves) with her bare hands, she could have done the same with a knife or other weapon.
2. Under the circumstances today on the
3. The self confidence and motivation displayed by the Arab woman testify to the dangerous situation on the Mount. This reality will encourage and imminently bring about attempts to murder Jews.
D. A personal notification
In light of the above, I hereby notify you that I no longer rely on the Israel Police to protect my life on the
However, you must know that if an Arab once again approaches me in a suspicious or threatening manner, I will do my utmost to protect my life and I will also recommend to all the Jews ascending the Mount to do the same.
CC: The Jewish People