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  10/3/2012, Tishrei 17, 5773

Two More Jews Arrested on Temple Mount

Three Jewish men have been arrested on the Temple Mount Wednesday. Early in the day Yehuda Liebman, head of the Od Yosef Chai yeshiva, was arrested while visiting the Mount, and on Tuesday Moshe Feiglin and Hagai Weiss were arrested for allegedly praying while visiting the holy site.

One of the latest detainees has been identified as Dr. Menachem Ben-Yashar, 87, a long-term activist for Jewish rights on the Temple Mount. The other is Elyashiv Sherlo, the son of Rabbi Yuval Sherlo, who heads the Petach Tikva yeshiva.