"Today, anyone who wishes to come to the Temple Mount knows that it is open for longer as more Rabbis, Jews and tourists come and visit it."
The incident occurred on HaNeviim Street, near the Old City, according to Police Foreign Press Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld.
I still thought I’d be able to steal at least a moment of inner peace and use it to feel something special.
Visitors were warned not to pray, bow, damage or touch anything.
The “irony” that it was an olive branch that got them into trouble was not lost on them, Tipton said.
Bin Alawi said he came to the West Bank and Jerusalem to learn more about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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75% believe Temple Mount must remain under Israeli jurisdiction
Nearly three-quarters (72%) of Jewish Israelis think Israel should maintain its sovereignty over the Temple Mount