Copyright Information

World Members Map

Internet TV:
 Light to the Nations

 Bat Melech
 Weekly Torah

Gift Shop

View Larger Map

Site Map

Mikdash Kids



































Temple Mount Closed due to Threats of Palestinian Rioting

reposted from Arutz 7
September 24, 2013 Tuesday 20 Tishri 5774

by Daniel K. Eisenbud

Police close Jerusalem site after receiving threats of violence.

The Temple Mount was closed to thousands of visitors Tuesday morning, including Jews making a pilgrimage to the holy site for Succot, after police received threats of rioting by Palestinian Muslims at the site.

According to Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld, following a security assessment, police determined that closing the holy site was necessary to protect visitors from possible violence at the hands of Arabs who reject Jewish rights to pray there.

Asked if the site would be reopened to visitors Wednesday, Rosenfeld said police are taking a wait and see approach.

“We’ll see what takes place tomorrow,” he said.

A police officer was lightly injured and three members of the northern branch of the fundamentalist Islamic Movement were arrested at the Temple Mount last week, after several rock-throwing Palestinians attacked visiting groups, police said.



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 ©1991-2019, The Temple Institute.
Reproduction in any form whatsoever, for any purpose, is strictly forbidden without written permission of the copyright holder.

All Rights Reserved.