Tisha Be’Av this year coincided with the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, Festival of Sacrifice.
Embark on a photographic expedition of the Temple Mount – Jerusalem’s holiest and most contentious site.
Yes, the Jewish nation survived. It maintained a strong national awareness and even returned to its land by the grace of God.
Scuffles over access to an area on the Temple Mount located by the Golden Gate/Gate of Mercy near the Temple Mount resulted in several arrests. Now extremists have called for riots this Friday.
Tisha Be'av in eyes of Jordanian and PA officials and media: "Jews storm Al-Aqsa in 'central occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem."
I still thought I’d be able to steal at least a moment of inner peace and use it to feel something special.
Last week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lifted a three-year ban permitting Knesset members to ascend the Temple Mount.
The strongly-worded statement comes after member of Knesset and Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel ascended the Temple Mount earlier in the day.
Likud MK Yehudah Glick went up in January, one month after his wife Yafi's death to honor her memory, but there have been prohibitions on MKs going to the Mount for some two years.
Over 2500 Jews visited the Temple Mount during Passover, and many activists participated in a ritual sacrifice at the foot of the compound.