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  Adar 22, 5773 , 04/03/13

Feiglin Denied Access to Dome of the Rock

Member of Knesset Moshe Feiglin (Likud) had to be escorted from the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City, Monday, when he tried to enter the Dome of the Rock which, Israeli policemen told him, is under the jurisdiction of the Muslim Waqf Authority and closed to Jewish visitors, according to Kol Yisrael government radio . He insisted on entering because of his position. The confrontation drew a crowd of Muslim worshippers, who were dispersed by police who came to the scene and took Feiglin away. Hamas TV said the Muslims threw shoes at him en route to removing him.

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