Photo Credit: Temple Mount Administration
MK Itamar Ben-Gvir on the Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av. August 7, 2022

Despite the ongoing operation against Islamic Jihad in Gaza, and the hundreds of rockets launched at Israel, including Jerusalem, more than a thousand Jews have already gone up to the Temple Mount on Sunday morning, as Jews commemorate Tisha B’Av with fasting and lamentations. Many more are still waiting on line for their turn.

Jews waiting on line to go up to the Temple Mount on Tisha B’Av morning. August 7, 2022. Photo: Tom Nisani

Among those that went up were MK Itamar Ben-Gvir and Ben Shapiro.

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Update: By day’s end The Temple Mount Administration recorded a total of 2,041 Jews who visited the Temple Mount on Sunday, an impressive 20% increase over last year’s 1,679 visits to the Temple Mount, according to a TPS report. According to Tom Nisani of Har Babayit Beyadeinu, 2200 Jews ascended.

Hamas previously threatened to attack if Jews went up on Tisha B’Av. Hamas later tried to link themselves to the Islamic Jihad rockets launched towards Jerusalem.

Jews walk on the Temple Mount on Tisha B’Av. August 7, 2022 / Credit: TPS

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