The Temple Institute: Police ban three far-right activists from Temple Mount

 

 


Donors Wall

Important:
Copyright Information

Membership
World Members Map
Newsletter



Internet Radio:
 Temple Talk

Internet TV:
 Light to the Nations

 Bat Melech
 Weekly Torah

Museum
Gift Shop

Site Map
Search

Mikdash Kids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Police ban three far-right activists from Temple Mount

reprinted from Haaretz
24/03/2005 21:02

By Haaretz Service

Jerusalem police on Thursday refused to allow three far-right activists to enter the Temple Mount, saying they feared their presence could lead to riots, Israel Radio reported.

Attorney Baruch Ben-Yosef, who has been active in attempts to restore the Third Temple on the site of today's Dome of the Rock, tried to enter the area Thursday and was prevented from doing so by police.

The police also decided they would not allow Baruch Marzel or Itamar Ben-Gvir, activists from the outlawed Kach movement, to enter the Temple Mount, spurring charges of police persecution.

"This is a political persecution by the Israel Police," said Ben-Yosef. "We will agree to this and we will struggle to scrap the ban."

"This is an attempt to shut us up, a very grave decision by the Jerusalem police," said Ben-Gvir. "I would like to see the Jerusalem district police chief issuing orders banning the entrance of Waqf [Islamic religious trust] members who incite to violence."

Jerusalem police said in reaction that the claims were being examined but that until then, some far-right activists will continue to be banned from the Temple Mount, Israel Radio reported. Each case, police said, will be considered separately.

 

Temple Institute Search:  

 

home | about | news | events | study tools | gallery | articles | temple mt. | red heifer | donate | donors wall
contact | multimedia | newsletter/subscription | site map | store | El Instituto del Templo Facebook | O Instituto do Templo Facebook | ivrit | magyar | terms of use
Universal Torah | youTube | Facebook | twitter | mikdash kids | bar/bat mitzvah

 

The Temple Institute website is an ongoing project of the International Department of the Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel.

Web site contents, including all text and images, copyright ©1991-2017, The Temple Institute.
Reproduction in any form whatsoever, for any purpose, is strictly forbidden without written permission of the copyright holder.

All Rights Reserved.

Subscribe