Haaretz, Apr 8, 2017


For the first time the group was allowed to hold the ceremony just a few hundred meters from the Mount − which is administered by a Muslim religious trust


Men conducting a Passover sacrifice near Jerusalem's Temple Mount, April 6, 2017. Emil Salman

It was a reenactment of the Paschal sacrifice, staged by activists seeking to expand the Jewish presence on the Temple Mount and attended by hundreds of right-wing Jewish men, women and children.

[...] While the lamb was roasting in the brick oven that had been built in the middle of the plaza, Shimshon Elboim, one of the handful of Belz Hasidim active in the Temple Mount movement − which is mainly comprised of religious Zionists − offered his take on the event [....]

“Ultimately the government wants to serve the people, and the people want the Temple; the people want to offer sacrifices. At this rate the day isn’t far off – just a few more years – when we’ll be privileged to do sacrifices on the Temple Mount itself.”


from http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.782280