Religious reporters marked the tenth anniversary of access to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City by praying on the site. Prominent among them were Amit Segal of Channel 2 Television, Ro'i Sharon of Channel 10 Television, Kalman Libeskind of the Ma'ariv daily and Nadav Shragai of the Yisrael Hayom daily.
Yelled at by members of Muslim groups when they entered, they reviewed remains of the Temple and its history under the guidance of archaeologist Shim'on Riklin. They were also exposed to tractors working for the Muslim Waqf Authority and youths using the holy site as a soccer field. Riklin says he plans frequent visits with other groups.