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Jews March On Jerusalem Holy Site Besieged by Violence. “People Are Very Angry”

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Thousands of Israelis participated in a march around the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City, with a special focus on the Temple Mount.

Monday evening marked the beginning of the Jewish fast of Tisha B’Av, which commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples.

Though it is Judaism’s holiest site, Jews are still not allowed to pray there due to threats of Muslim violence.

Government officials participating in the march noted that the people of Israel are seeking much more than just the right to pray atop a Muslim-occupied Temple Mount.

They want the Third Temple.

“Everyone who came here tonight proved with his feet that we want the Temple back – and quickly,” Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben Dahan told Arutz 7.

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