Quarrel Over Jerusalem
Since the day that I brought My people from the land of Egypt, I did not choose a city out of all the tribes of Israel in which to build a house that My name might be there, nor did I choose any man for a leader over My people Israel; but I have chosen Jerusalem that My name might be there, and I have chosen David to be over My people Israel. (2 Chronicles 6:5-6)
God has chosen His people Israel. The covenant involves Israel. The covenant involves Jerusalem. We therefore pair Israel with the key word Covenant and the key word Jerusalem with the key word Covenant. With the expected number of ELSs set to 40, the probability that a text from the ELS random placement text population would produce as small a table as that produced by the Torah text is 61/1,000 for the key word pair Israel and Covenant. With the expected number of ELSs set to 10, the probability that a text from the ELS random placement text population would produce as small a table as that produced by the Torah text is 61/1,000 for the key word pair Jerusalem and Covenant.
The quarrel about Jerusalem is not about geographic land and boundaries. It is not about a Palestinian state residing alongside Israel. The quarrel over Jerusalem is a spiritual quarrel. Ishmael cannot accept the existence of Judaism, for Jerusalem represents the God of My people Israel. According to the Koran, the God of Ishmael, Allah, replaces the God of Israel as the Koran replaces the Torah. Therefore, we choose the key words Quarrel over Jerusalem and Ishmael. With the expected number of ELSs set to 10, the probability that a text from the ELS random placement text population would produce as small a table as that produced by the Torah text is 2/10,000.
In this table there is an ELS of the key word Enemy, אויב. The skip of this ELS is 4 and it would not be picked up unless the expected number of ELSs is set to 40. With expected number of ELSs set to 40, the p-level increases because there are many more competing ELSs in the monkey texts. It is clear the Enemy cannot be regarded as a small skip ELS in this context. The probability that a text from the ELS random placement text population would produce as small a table as the one produced by the Torah text is 29.5/1,000.
Perhaps most interesting about this table is the word in the text that comes after Ishmael: I heard you.
But regarding Ishamel, I have heard you; I have blessed him, will make him frutiful, and will increase him most exceedingly. (Genesis 17:20)
Listen to what the Zohar explains about this verse.
And Abraham said, O that Ishmael might live before you (Genesis 17:18). Even though the Holy One, blessed be He, gave him the news about Isaac, Abraham cleaved to Ishmael, until the Holy One, blessed be He, answered him, And as for Ishmael, I have heard you..." (Genesis 17:20). He was later circumcised and entered the holy covenant before Isaac came into the world.
Come and see, for four hundred years, the minister of the children of Ishmael stood and begged before the Holy One, blessed be He. He said to Him, Whoever is circumcised has a portion in Your name. [The Holy one blessed be He,] said to him, it is so. He said to Him, Behold Ishmael who is circumcised. Why does he not have a portion in You like Isaac? He said to him, It is not so, the one was circumcised well and properly, while the other was not so. Moreover, the one cleaves to Me properly at the eighth day, while the others are distanced from me for many days. [The appointed minister over Ishmael] said to Him, But still in all, since he is circumcised, would he not have a good reward for this?
Woe is the time that Ishmael was born into the world and was circumcised. What did the Holy One, blessed be He, do [Pertaining to the complaint of the minister of Ishmael?] He distanced the children of Ishmael from supernal cleaving and gave them a portion below in the Holy Land, because of their circumcision.
The children of Ishmael are destined to rule over the Holy Land for a long time when it is empty from anything, like their circumcision, which is empty and imperfect. And they will prevent the children of Yisrael from returning to their place until the reward for the merit of the children of Ishmael reaches completion.
The children of Ishmael will cause great wars in the world and the children of Edom will gather against them, and wage war against them, one on the sea, one on the dry land, and one near Jerusalem. And they will rule over each other, but the Holy Land will not be given over to the children of Edom. Zohar Vaera
There is an ancient book that Rabbi Glazerson came across in 1963 and which since then he has not been able to find again. He remembers this book commenting on the verse beginning And regarding Ishmael. The book relates the gematria of the two word expression to the time when Jerusalem would fall out of the hands of Ishmael. The gematria of ולישמעאך שמעתיך, And regarding Ishmael, is 1327. To 1327 add 2 for the kollel of the two words. This comes to 1329. The 1329 means that Ishmael will rule Jerusalem for 1329 years.
At the end of the summer in the year 636 CE, the Battle of Yarmuk between the Moslems and the Greeks took place. The Moslems won. Then the Moslems came to Jerusalem and laid siege to the city for two years. After eighteen months the besieging army was joined by a second force, led by Ben-Jarah, and finally the city surrendered. Ben-Jarah called on the Caliph Omar to assume the crown of victory in February 638. Karen Armstrong writes that
The Caliph Omar entered Jerusalem mounted on a white camel, escorted by the magistrate of the city, the Greek Patriarch Sophronius. The Caliph asked to be taken immediately to the Temple Mount and there he knelt in prayer on the spot where his friend Mohammed had made his Night Journey.
Therefore, to this 638 date add 1329. 638+1329=1967. The six day war started in June 5, 1967, which is the Jewish year 5727, התשכז. After the 6 day war, Ishmael no longer ruled Jerusalem.
As shown below, an ELS of (5)727 occurs nearby the main terms of this table.
It is interesting that the key words Covenant PLO and Fatah also occur in this table.