Photo Credit: Temple Mount Faithful Movement Facebook page
Jews praying at the entrance to the Temple Mount

After allowing Jews to enter the Temple Mount on two of the last ten days of Ramadan, the Israel Police Jerusalem District Commanders on Sunday announced Jews would be barred from the sacred site for the remaining days of Ramadan, the blog Temple Mount News reported.

The Temple Mount will be reopened to Jews after the end of Id al-Fitr, which will be celebrated by Muslims next week, after the end of Ramadan.

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This is not an uncommon behavior of the Israel Police, which regularly awards Muslim violence with curbs against Jews. Last year, the police forcibly opened the Temple Mount to Jews at the beginning of the last ten days of Ramadan, but following a direct order from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the same police closed the mountain to Jews until the passage of Id al-Fitr.

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