A group of Jews left Har Habayis on Thursday afternoon, 20 Cheshvan. A young Arab who noticed them, threw a glass bottle on the floor near Shar Shalshelet so that Jews walking barefoot on Har Habayis would be injured.
One of the members of the group visiting was Rabbi Shmuel Moreno, the rabbi of the Nof Tzion neighborhood on Har HaZeisim noticed what was happening and turned the attention of the policemen.
The young Arab was detained for questioning and Rabbi Moreno filed a complaint with police.
Photo: The young Arab who planned to injure the Jews who were walking is taken into custody.
Gedolei Yisrael over the generations and the Chief Rabbinate of Israel prohibit visiting Har Habayis, which they explain carries the punishment of karess.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Photo: Media Resource Group)