Prayer In Every City

Israel

Tension has been mounting for several months at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, which is the current location of the Dome of the Rock and former location of the Jewish Temples. This is probably the most volatile location in the entire world due to clashes between Jews and Muslims over the right to pray at the Temple Mount. Jews are allowed to pray at the Western Wall, but are forbidden to even where a prayer shawl, much less pray at the al-Aqsa mosque.

Tensions grew even more when Rabbi Yehuda Glick, a right-wing activist, was shot and wounded by a Palestinian last week. The Temple Mount was closed for a day on Oct. 30, 2014 due to riots, see Israel on Brink of Third Intifada. This is the first time that the Mount had been closed in 14 years.

Due to continued riots, the Mount was closed for another few…

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