UK Media Watch prompts Times of London correction on holiness of the Temple Mount

A few days ago we noted that Gregg Carlstrom, in a July 10th article at Times of London (Israeli tunnels ‘wrecking holy sites in Jerusalem’) became the latest British journalist to obfuscate the undeniable fact regarding the Temple Mount’s status as Judaism’s holiest site.

Temple-Mount-Dome-of-the-Rock-631.jpg__800x600_q85_cropHe wrote the following:

original Times of London language on Temple Mount

Interestingly, however, it was Carlstrom himself, back on Oct. 31, 2014, Nov. 1st, 2014, and April 22, 2015 who definitively stated that the Temple Mount – where the First and Second Jewish Temples once stood – was the “holiest site” in Judaism.

We contacted Times of London editors to alert them about the error, and they promptly revised the misleading passage.  It now reads:


We commend Times of London editors on the prompt correction.

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