More than 200 people were waiting at the Mughrabi gate before the opening of the mountaintop compound, eager to enter the courtyards of the House of God during the days of the pilgrimage.
All of which can only mean one thing: rush to the mikvah, folks, get dressed modestly and go visit the Temple Mount this Chol Ha'Moed, before Israel Police declare that doing that endangers peace in the Middle East.
“A discovery like this—ancient coins bearing the words 'Freedom' and 'Redemption'—found right before the Jewish Festival of Freedom, Passover, begins, is incredibly moving,” Dr. Mazar noted.
"These exercises are both a significant reminder of the destruction and a reminder of the goal for which we are aiming."
The Islamic Waqf guard accompanying their group complained to the Police escort, and the congressmen, who are both in their 70s, were physically removed from the Temple Mount.
Today a Jew who goes up to the mountain feels that he is welcome."
A Spokesman for the Temple Organization Headquarters said there is no more appropriate time than the jubilee year for the liberation of the Temple Mount to renew the Temple service in its proper place, on the Temple Mount.
The Jordanian government ordered the Waqf to not appear in court, as part of their policy to not recognize the authority of the courts of the State of Israel over the Temple Mount.
In the picture there's only one occupying force, way back, behind the nice storming lady in the green shirt. All the other occupying forces were probably having lunch at the time.
Amjad Jabarin from Umm al-Fahm aided the three Israel-Arab Islamic terrorists in their Temple Mount terror attack.
Soccer games are a common sight on the Temple Mount, according to the report, even though they are explicitly prohibited by the law governing holy places, which has been upheld by the High Court's ruling.
Watch a Muslim mother teach her children to shoot policemen on the Temple Mount.
The three Israeli Arab cop killers were killed as they were attempting the flee the scene.
Hamas said in response to Abbas' Saturday speech that the Chairman's threats against the Gaza Strip were "an explosive charge placed on the reconciliation efforts," blaming Abbas of acting to further deepen Gaza's isolation.
Other than that one Jordanian Waqf agent, the Temple Mount was almost empty of Muslims Sunday.
The Jordan Times' version of the King Abdullah's announcement Saturday already scrubbed out the anti-Semitic tidbit, but it was clear that the King is stressed enough by recent events to shake out the ant-Jewish genie in the bottle.
With great sorrow and grief, we announce the murder of our dear one, National Honor.
In a survey conducted by Channel 2 News Wednesday, 77% of respondents said they believe the decision to remove the metal detectors from the Temple Mount is perceived as Israel's capitulation.
'Those who are able to should visit Al-Aqsa. For those who cannot visit Al-Aqsa should send aid to our brothers there,' Erdogan said.
The video is the fifth in the “Children are Ready” series which has already accumulated over 1 million views on the Temple Institute’s YouTube page.
Warning the Netanyahu cabinet against reaching decisions based on strictly electoral reasons, Blum said that Israel now has 'another two-day window of opportunity to get off the metal detector issue which are important on the tactical level but stupid on the strategic level.'
'What's outrageous is Abbas's refusal to condemn the heinous murder.'
Meanwhile, Minister of Transport Yisrael Katz announced he intends to demand that the death penalty for the terrorist who carried out the attack in Halamish that resulted in the murder of a Jewish father and his two children.
It's the stuff that topples governments, and Prime Minister Netanyahu knows it.
How will the Muslims react when they discover there security cameras have been installed too?