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  10/3/2012, Tishrei 17, 5773

Yitzhar Man Arrested on Temple Mount

Police have arrested a man from Yitzhar who visited the Temple Mount on Wednesday. The detainee has been identified as Yehuda Liebman, head of the Od Yosef Chai yeshiva.

On Tuesday police arrested two men for allegedly praying on the Temple Mount. One was Likud Jewish Leadership faction head Moshe Feiglin, who was later freed at the order of a Jerusalem judge.

Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount are prohibited to pray or show external signs of worship.