Israel says it’s planning to replace the al-aqsa mosque in Jerusalem outputs with a temple the minister of housing and construction is called with a construction of what he calls the third a temple to replace the holy site where the ADL says the first and the second temples were destroyed many years ago so the third one needs to be built now al-aqsa mosque is considered that the third holiest site in Islam Palestinians have denounced the plan as desecration they say it’s part of Israel’s ongoing attempts to distort the Arab and Islamic history Palestinians argued that Jerusalem is the capital of a future Palestinian independent state and that its heritage should remain intact.