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  2/26/2014, Adar 26, 5774

MK Calls for Prayer Rights on Temple Mount

Deputy Transportation Minister Tzipi Hotoveli (Likud Beytenu) praised Tuesday's Knesset discussion on prayer rights at the Temple Mount. Judaism's holiest site. "It was an important and heated debate and raised awareness of the issue," she told Arutz Sheva news.

She called upon Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Eli Ben Dahan (Jewish Home) to regulate prayer times at the site in a similar manner to those at the Cave of Machpelah in Hevron.