Israeli Likud lawmaker Moshe Feiglin barred from Temple Mount again

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Jewish Daily Forward:

“When, just beforeJerusalem Liberation Day, the prime minister orders an Israeli Knesset member that – contrary to Israeli law – he not to go up to the Temple Mount, it means that the prime minister has officially and openly revoked Israeli sovereignty on the Mount and given it to the Muslim Wakf,” Feiglin wrote on his Facebook page.

Feiglin was prevented by police from visiting the Temple Mount on the second day of Passover in March, after information that hundreds of Arabs planned to protest his visit. He had coordinated his visit in advance with security officials.

Earlier in March, Feiglin was prevented from entering the Dome of the Rock and then removed from the Temple Mount. He had asked to be allowed to enter the Dome of the Rock in his capacity as a Knesset member.

Feiglin was detained by Israel Police in January for praying on the Temple Mount. He also was arrested in October for praying at the site. In December he led a minyan at the site that was caught on video and widely distributed.