A senior administration official said that the president's team "continues to be engaged in this situation at the highest levels."
The tensions in Jerusalem have kindled protests in Turkey. Turkish media said some protesters kicked the doors and threw stones at a synagogue in Istanbul.
Rabbi said that if forced to chose between obeying the law and pursuing justice "of course I'm going to violate the law."
Jewish Temple Mount activist groups posted pictures of the site completely empty on Monday morning.
Minister of Internal Security told Army Radio that "the IDF, the Shin-Bet and the Police were involved in the decision-making process, and none of them objected."
The Palestinians have repeatedly violently violated the Temple Mount in recent years.
There is nothing better to set the Arab world on fire than false claims that the Jewish state is altering the status quo on the Temple Mount.
The first small group of Jewish visitors that entered the compound on Monday morning said the Mourners Kadish prayer for the fatalities in Friday's attack.
Political leaders praise dedication of Druse community to nation’s security.
The leaders went on to blame the "occupation" for the bloodshed.