Yehuda Glick Photo by Emil Salman

Yehuda Glick Photo by Emil Salman

Rabbi Yehuda Glick, spokesman for the Joint Committee of Temple Organizations – is in serious condition after being shot in front of the capital’s Menachem Begin Heritage Center Wednesday night.

According to police, the shooting took place at approximately 10:30 p.m. outside the memorial center, located near the Old City, by a suspect riding a motor bike who fled the scene.

Glick, who has a long history of advocating for Jewish prayer rights at the Temple Mount, spoke Wednesday evening at the Begin Center alongside MKs Eliyahu Ben-Dahan, Moshe Feiglin and Miri Regev at an event titled “Israel Returns to the Temple Mount.” Read  more

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Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Violence has been escalating recently. The police have closed the Temple Mount to both Jews and Arabs to avoid further escalations. Watch and Pray.