Another media outlet misidentifies Judaism's holiest site

Cross posted from CAMERA’s blog Snapshots.
The Independent is the latest media outlet to correct the false claim the Western Wall is Judaism’s holiest site.

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Left: original passage. Right: Revised passage.

It follows earlier corrections at The Washington Post, Haaretz, and the BBC, among others.
Judaism’s holiest site is the Temple Mount, the site of the first and second Jewish temples which housed the Holy of Holies (the inner sanctuary where the Ark of the Covenant was located). The Western Wall, a retaining wall of the Temple Mount compound, obtained its holy status due to its proximity to the Holy of Holies.
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