News Briefs

  4/17/2013, Iyar 7, 5773

MK Miri Regev: Why Can't Jews Pray on the Temple Mount?

Member of Knesset Miri Regev (Likud Party) addressed the ban on Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount. "I do not understand why a Jew is not allowed to pray in their most sacred place, the Temple Mount," she stated. She added that in the coming weeks she would conduct a fact-finding tour of the area with a special committee. She made the comments at a  session of the Knesset Interior and Environment Committee. Also in attendance was MK Yuli Edelstein, the Chairman of the Knesset, MK Tzahi Hanegbi, MK Moshe Feiglin and others.