Moshe Feiglin was detained on the Temple Mount on Tuesday morning after police
accused him of praying on the Temple Mount. Police detained Feiglin and removed
him from the site but did not close the area to other visitors.
Praying out loud
or using any type of traditional prayer objects such as tefillin, tallit, or
prayerbooks is forbidden for Jews at Judaism's holiest site due to tensions with
Muslims worshipers at the Al Aqsa Mosque.
National police spokesman Micky
Rosenfeld said Feiglin prostrated himself on the ground and began chanting, in
violation of the law.