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April 23, 2016 1:30 pm

Israeli Police Arrest Jewish Activists Planning Passover Sacrifice on Temple Mount

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Jewish activists tried sacrificing a lamb on the Temple Mount, pictured. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Extreme Jewish activists wanted to sacrifice a lamb on the Temple Mount, pictured. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Israeli police detained seven people on Friday on suspicion of planning to sacrifice lambs on the Temple Mount compound, also known as the Haram al-Sharif to Muslims, as part of a religious Passover ritual.

Police said in a statement that two youths were initially arrested while making their way to the Temple Mount site, the holiest in Judaism, for “behavior which was bound to break the peace,” right-wing Israeli news site Arutz Sheva reported.

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