Israeli forces have converted a Palestinian building into a Jewish synagogue during their ground operation in northern Gaza, Anadolu Agency reported quoting local reported.
The Jerusalem Post report said that “Israeli forces have established a synagogue in the heart of the Gaza Strip during the ground invasion.”
The newspaper did not specify the location of the converted building but published photos of the entrance, which features a large sign that reads “Abraham Temple.”
Other photos showed the interior with seats and a table with Jewish religious books on it.
“The soldiers converted one of the buildings into a space for them to pray. They added benches and a table to place their prayer books,” the report said.
“According to the government press office’s documentation, the synagogue was named Abraham Temple and it has a sign inside showing the times for prayer, which are updated daily,” Jerusalem Post mentioned.
“In early November, IDF prayed in a 6th-century synagogue in Gaza, the first time in close to two decades that Jews were allowed to worship at this holy site.
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