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  4/23/2013, Iyar 13, 5773

Two Minors Arrested for Praying on Temple Mount

Two minors were arrested for suspicion of praying and bowing on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, according to the Honenu organization. Non-Muslim prayer at the holy site is considered disturbing the peace and banned by law enforcement authorities. This is the latest incident in which a Jewish person was detained for prayer related offenses. Member of Knesset Miri Regev recently announced the formation of a committee in investigate the issue.