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March 14, 2013 12:42 am
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Battle Over Jewish Right To Temple Mount Prayer Unfolding

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Times of Israel – On Tuesday, the struggle of Jewish women fighting to worship with prayer shawls at the Western Wall in Jerusalem received renewed attention when protesters at the holy site were joined by several new members of Knesset, spotlighting Israel’s ongoing policy of imposing Orthodox practice on all worshipers at the wall.

But in the coming years a different battle over Jewish prayer, one unfolding a few paces away, is likely to be of more significance — a growing debate over whether Jews should be allowed to pray on the Temple Mount itself.

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http://www.timesofisrael.com/on-the-temple-mount-a-battle-brews-over-jewish-prayer/

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