Archive for the ‘Temple Mount’ tag
Police officers notified Rabbi Israel Ariel that he is permanently banned from going to the Temple Mount. The officers did not provide a reason for the ban.
(Hebrew - Srugim)
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, Safed’s Chief Rabbi, wrote in an article which appeared in the “Maayanei Yeshua” pamphlet, that he dreams of a kingdom “which says with full force that it desires a temple…even if it means erasing the mosques from atop this holy mountain”.
(Hebrew - Kipa)
MK Aryeh Eldad (National Union) published an article calling for the demolition of the Temple Mount mosque, in order to construct the Jewish temple.
Posters calling to enter Temple Mount alongside Moshe Feiglin and “clear it from land-thieving enemies of Israel” were posted in Jerusalem. It should be noted that Feiglin has denied any involvement with the aforementioned posters.
An officer’s testimony to the Jerusalem Magistrate Court reveled that officers of the Jerusalem Police had given false information to the Supreme Court and the Knesset regarding the separate regulations for secular and religious Jews entering Temple Mount.
The Antiquities Authority conducted a series of clandestine excavations near the Temple Mount. Prominent persons in Israel’s Islamic community, led by Sheikh Ra’ed Salah, had accused Israel of conducting these excavations, which could endanger the mosques in the Haram Al Sharif, but the authorities involved denied conducting excavations at the site.