The Waqf is continuing its illegal takeover of Sha’ar HaRachamim on the Temple Mount.
Well, President Piñera did cause an earthquake, but not at the Kotel. He did it a few yards up, at the Temple Mount.
Jews believe the gate was sealed by the Muslims because of the tradition that this is the gate through which the Anointed One will enter Jerusalem.
Illegal construction work on the “Gate of Mercy” structure is causing permanent harm to the ancient Jewish structure.
Hundred have already visited the Temple Mount and thousands are praying at the Kotel on Jerusalem Liberation Day.
The move comes in violation of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s instructions to enforce the closure of the building.
Five Jihadists have been arrested and one Waqf guard was injured after police took control over the situation.
Rabbi Yisrael Ariel, who was one of the soldiers who liberated the Temple Mount in the Six Day War, recounts the story to Jewish visitors on the Temple Mount, on Jerusalem Liberation Day.
Muslims have built two mosques on the site where once stood the First and Second Jewish Holy Temples of Jerusalem.
On Sunday morning, we expect Jews will not be allowed entry to the Temple Mount to celebrate the liberation of the Temple Mount.
Israel Police said there will “soon be a final decision” on the matter.
Visiting hours for Jews at the Temple Mount are to be held from 7:30 am to 11:00 am.
The project enables volunteers to take an active role in the salvage of artifacts buried in the soil.
"The Waqf has no authority over Jews who go up to the mountain, and the Waqf guards who choose to act against Jews improperly must be removed from the mountain."
Along with Egypt, Jordan is the only Arab nation to have a peace accord with Israel.
The most violent and serious attack took place last Thursday when a terrorist set the Israel Police station afire by throwing a firebomb at a police officer.
“We will do whatever is required to maintain our sovereignty on the Temple Mount, and not that of terrorist organizations who operated there."
Two Arab youths were arrested and linked to Tuesday’s firebombing attack on the Israel Police station in the central part of the Temple Mount compound.
PA leader Mahmoud Abbas's office says he has been in touch with “relevant parties, including Jordan” to “pressure the occupation’s government to halt this dangerous escalation.”
This is not the first time terrorist weapons have been stockpiled in the mosque for use on the Temple Mount against police and Jews visiting the holy site.
An Arab attacker hurled a flaming firebomb (Molotov cocktail) at a police station in the compound, injuring one police officer and damaging the police station.
The announcement came after restraining orders were delivered by Jerusalem Police to senior Waqf officials, distancing them from the Temple Mount.
Jewish activists met on Sunday evening to discuss the Muslim Waqf’s recent illegal takeover of the Temple Munt's Sha’ar HaRachamim (Golden Gate) compound and the required Israeli response.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu orders removal of recently installed equipment from the “Gate of Mercy” site on the Temple Mount • Arab officials: Israeli government efforts “to Judaize Jerusalem and erode the status quo at Al-Aqsa will be met with strong resistance.”
Islamist broke into the Gate of Mercy section and are turning it into yet another mosque.
I'd like to see a better reasoned and less combative platform – with no need to change or moderate the party's beliefs.
“There is no permission for foreigners or for Jews to enter there, even if we cannot at present prevent foreigners' entry."
Both men were involved in leading the mob of Arabs who this weekend broke down the locked Gate of Mercy, or Golden Gate.
The Islamists screamed Allahu Ahkbar and that with spirit and blood they will redeem Al-Aqsa.
Earlier this week, Jerusalem Police chained the gate to the compound following an incident in which worshipers led by Islamic Waqf officials broke through the gate and held prayers at the site.