Likud MK Denounces Temple Mount ‘Infringement’

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Likud MK Tzipi Hotovely launched a fierce attack against the Jerusalem police on Wednesday, accusing them of unilaterally tightening regulations against Jews who want to go up to the Temple Mount.

Israeli authorities forbid Jews and other non-Muslims from praying out loud on the Temple Mount because of tensions it may cause.

Supervisors from the Jordanian Wakf accompany visiting groups to ensure that they do not pray or conduct any visible form of worship with Israeli police providing security oversight.

Hotovely’s comments come following several recent incidents on the Temple Mount in which Jewish visitors have experienced problems during or before their ascent to the site, which the MK referred to in her statement.

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