MK Ayman Odeh ascends Temple Mount in violation of Knesset guidelines

Publication titleIsrael National News (Israel)
Odeh went up the Temple Mount to attend the Laylat al-Qadr prayer at the Al-Aqsa Mosque

According to Knesset regulations, any MK who is preparing to ascend the Temple Mount must notify the Knesset Sergeant-at-Arms of his intention the day before.

The Knesset spokesperson confirmed to Israel National News that MK Odeh did not submit a request to ascend the Temple Mount. MK Odeh's office has not yet responded.

In the past, Jewish Knesset members were prevented from ascending the Temple Mount without following the official procedure set forth in the directives.

Betzalmo CEO Shai Glick responded to the incident and said, "It turns out once again that, while Jewish Knesset members are restricted in their entry and...

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