Tens of thousands of Jews are expected to participate in various events in honor of Jerusalem Day on Sunday, marking the 51st anniversary of the liberation and unification of the city.
As Arabs began shouting at the Jewish groups, the Jews began to sing holiday songs in response.
The decision was made following a “situational assessment,” the IDF said.
"There is no disputing the fact that according to Jewish law it is permitted to enter very broad areas on the Temple Mount, even without any preparation," he writes.
Back in 1967, General Mordechai Gur made his immortal declaration, "Temple Mount is in our hands," only to be reversed a few hours later by then Defense Minister Moshe Dayan.
One thing is clear – the next group of Jewish visitors on the Temple Mount must send us the video of their proud A cappella of Reb Shlomo Carlebach's classic...
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."
Two cell members were also charged with planning an ISIS-style shooting attack on a Tel Aviv synagogue where one of them had worked.
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.
"Returning to the Mountain" hopes that if enough people file complaints the Waqf can be deterred.
"We draw our strength from our deep connection to the Land of the Bible, and our commitment to the words of the Prophets," Rabbi Rabinovich told Vice President Pence.
"It is unacceptable to allow this violence-inciting group to remain in the holy place even for another day."
What would happen when a thousand Jews ascend to the holy mountain? Who could stop them?
He interpreted President Trump's declaration on Jerusalem to mean that "the limits of Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem are determined by negotiations."
It was the first visit to Jerusalem by a senior Jordanian official since U.S. President Trump announced his recognition of the city as Israel's capital.
Today a Jew who goes up to the mountain feels that he is welcome."
The two Turkish tourists who were deported entered Israel on Belgian passports; details on the third man were unavailable.
Israel Police said the men tried to reach the Al Aqsa Mosque where they planned on participating in a demonstration.
“We note that we cannot imagine Israel would sign a peace agreement that didn’t include the Western Wall.”
"Irresponsible terrorists are leading you to an escalation right before winter, when the hardships in Gaza increase."
MK Tibi's visit "did not happen during a calm and serene time and was not made privately and discretely, rather in an overt and demonstrative way, as a clear provocation in a sensitive and stormy time."
"in the introduction, I wrote explicitly that my opinion is the same as the opinion of all the sages of Israel who forbade entering the Temple Mount."