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  Av 8, 5773 , 15/07/13

MK Feiglin Asks A-G Basis for his Ban from Temple Mount

Member of Knesset Moshe Feiglin (Likud Beyteinu) sent a letter to Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein, Sunday, after it became clear to Feiglin that Weinstein was involved in the decision to prohibit him from going onto the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City. In the letter, Feiglin said the ban was in contradiction to three basic laws: the Jerusalem Basic Law, the Knesset Basic Law and the Basic Law on Human Dignity and Freedom. Feiglin also claimed the prohibition went against the freedom-of-religion clauses of the Declaration of Independence.

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