Monday, March 23, 2020

Temple Mount closing(s)

TEMPLE MOUNT WATCH: Al-Aqsa mosque shut amid coronavirus outbreak. Prayers suspended after Wakf holds emergency meeting in Jerusalem (Aness Suheil Barghoti, Anadolu Agency). Effective this morning.

Sadly, even this notice could not resist insinuating some political fake news:
Al-Aqsa Mosque is the world's third holiest site for Muslims. Jews refer to the area as the "Temple Mount," claiming it was the site of two Jewish temples in ancient times.

Also note this: Israel, Jordan said discussing possibility of closing Temple Mount (Times of Israel).

UPDATE: See also here from last week.

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