Record Breaking Number of Jews Visited Temple Mount Over Passover

The Jerusalem Post reports: A record number of Jews visited the Temple Mount over Passover, breaking the record for most Jewish visitors to the site in one day as well as over the course of Passover.

Approximately 1,600 Jews visited the site throughout the seven days of Passover, compared to last year’s Passover record of 1,015, according to Yirah, an organization that encourages the presence of Jewish worshipers on the Temple Mount.

The daily record for the number of Jews visiting the site was also broken on Sunday, with 495 Jewish visitors ascending to the Temple Mount, compared to the former record of 448 set last Succot. The record for the greatest number of Jews to visit the Temple Mount during a Jewish holiday was 1,611, also set last Succot.

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