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Chief Rabbi Urges Jews to Stay Away From Temple Mount as Arabs Riot in Jerusalem

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Israeli Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Ynet – Riots began in East Jerusalem as Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef urged Israelis to stop attempting to enter the flashpoint Temple Mount, claiming that doing so was a religious offense. He made the comments at the funeral for 17-year-old yeshiva student Shalom Baadani who died Friday morning from wounds sustained during Wednesday’s vehicular terror attack in Jerusalem.

“We need to stop this, only then will the people of Israel’s blood not be spilt” the rabbi said, insinuating that those Jews repeatedly attempting to enter the holy shrine were complicit in the boy’s death.

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