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  ניסן 15, 5774 , 15/04/14

Temple Mount: Jews Arrested Attempting to Bring Pesach Sacrifice

Eight Jews were arrested Monday for attempting to sacrifice a goat on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Judaism's holiest site.

The group were making their way to the Mount in order to carry out the Pesach (Passover) Sacrifice, known as the Korban Pesach, which Jews are commanded to make in commemoration of the Exodus from Egypt,

Nationalist activist Noam Federman, who was among those detained, slammed the arrests as an "embarrassment to the State of Israel.

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