Tag: Temple Mount

TEL AVIV - An Israeli court on Monday ruled that Jewish visitors to Jerusalem's Temple Mount compound may chant "Am Yisrael Chai" ("The people of Israel live"), since it constitutes a patriotic exclamation rather than a religious prayer and is therefore not in violation of the ban on uttering Jewish prayers …

WATCH: Court Rules Jewish Visitors May Chant ‘Am Yisrael Chai’ On Temple Mount

TEL AVIV – An Israeli court on Monday ruled that Jewish visitors to Jerusalem’s Temple Mount compound may chant “Am Yisrael Chai” (“The people of Israel live”), since it constitutes a patriotic exclamation rather than a religious prayer and is therefore not in violation of the ban on uttering Jewish prayers at the holy site.

The Dome of the Rock is reflecting on the main gate of the Al-Aqsa mosque inside the Al-Aqsa mosques compound, sacred for Muslims and Jews, in Jerusalem's Old City, on November 3, 2015.

Jordan Complains About Jews Praying at Temple Mount Entrance

The Jordanian government has filed an official complaint to the Foreign Ministry over a recent court ruling allowing Jews to pray outside the gated entrance to the Temple Mount holy site in Jerusalem, Channel 10 reported Tuesday.

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12 Points the Palestinians Claim Are inside Trump’s Mideast Peace Plan

While the Trump administration has kept its forthcoming proposal for an Israeli-Palestinian deal tightly guarded, a policy paper made public on Friday by a top Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) official claims to know the contents of the U.S. deal framework.

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Netanyahu: Israel Must Retain Jerusalem to Ensure Freedom of Worship

DAVOS, Switzerland — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Thursday that Israel would retain control over Jerusalem’s holy sites in any peace deal, while ensuring “complete religious rights for those of all faiths.” His comments came amid speculation over the content of US President Donald Trump’s peace plan.

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IDF Preps for Friday Protests Over Jerusalem Move

Israeli security forces are preparing for clashes with Palestinian protesters for a second consecutive Friday following last week’s announcement by US President Donald Trump that the US recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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Poll: Most Israelis Want Jewish Prayer on Temple Mount

Nearly three-quarters (72%) of Jewish Israelis think Israel should maintain its sovereignty over the Temple Mount in whatever diplomatic agreements it signs, a poll conducted for the Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies and released this week found.

School children wave Israeli flags at the Western Wall, the holiest place where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City, during Jerusalem Day celebrations, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. On Wednesday Israelis commemorated the capture of the city's eastern sector in the 1967 Mideast war. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Republican Lawmakers Introduce Resolution Affirming Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

Following the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from the U.N.’s educational, scientific, and cultural body (UNESCO) over it’s anti-Israel bias, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) introduced a resolution that “recognizes and affirms the historical connection of the Jewish people to the ancient and sacred city of Jerusalem.”