Four Jewish youths were arrested on Thursday morning 26 Kislev on Har Habayis in two different incidents, Honenu reports.
In the first incident as visitors were leaving the Holy Site. According to members of that group an Arab jumped on one of them and began attacking the person. A confrontation broke out and two Jews and one Arab were arrested.
As another group was visiting the site police claim that one of them shouted “H’ Hu Elokim”. Police pounced on him and placed him under arrest. When the second person decried the actions of police, he was arrested too.
The four were taken to a police station and a Honenu attorney responded to assist them.
It is pointed out that the Chief Rabbinate of Israel in line with the psak of Gedolei Hador Shlita prohibit visiting Har Habayis as there is a Chiyuv kares to those who ascend.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)