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  9/12/2013, Tishrei 8, 5774

Police to Restrict Entry of Muslims to Temple Mount

The Jerusalem police announced on Thursday evening that, following a security assessment, they will be restricting the entry of Muslim worshippers to the Temple Mount for Friday prayers. Only men aged 45 and over with blue ID cards will be allowed to enter the compound. Police in large forces will be deployed around the Old City starting on Friday morning to maintain order during Yom Kippur.

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