77% of Israelis see removal of metal detectors on Temple Mount as capitulation

By Elior Levy, Yael Friedson, Ynetnews— The majority of Israelis think the removal of the metal detectors at the entrance to the Temple Mount constitutes a capitulation by the Israeli government, according to a Channel 2 News poll published on Tuesday. Seventy-seven percent of participants responded “yes” to the question whether the removal of metal…

Catholic Churches in Jerusalem Blame Israel for Muslim Violence, Deny Biblical Roots of Temple Mount

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— Amid the intensifying battles surrounding the Temple Mount, the Catholic Church expressed its concerns in terms that placed the blame entirely on Israel while referring to the site exclusively by its Muslim name. One bishop stated in an interview on Vatican Radio that there has, in fact, been…

Jerusalem On Edge After Police Officers Murdered at Temple Mount

By Israel Today— There was bolstered security in and around Jerusalem’s Old City just days after two Border Police officers were shot dead by Muslim terrorists following prayers atop the Temple Mount. Recently, Jordan, which administers the Temple Mount, complained about Israel installing metal detectors at the entrances to the holy site. So, Israel removed…