Haaretz reports that any and all forms of Jewish prayer are forbidden on the Temple Mount. Not even moving your lips. It may provoke the gentiles!
A Jew is not allowed to pray in any overt manner whatsoever on the Temple Mount, even if he is just moving his lips in prayer, Public Security Minister Avi Dichter recently wrote MKs Uri Ariel and Aryeh Eldad (National Union-NRP)….
It is not possible to arrest a person for ‘conversing with his maker,'” Dichter replied, using the same terminology of the MKs’ letter.
“However it is possible to carry out an arrest for expressions of outward and demonstrative signs [of prayer].”
This interpretation, Dichter continued, “is in line with the rationale that bans Jews from praying at the site, in light of serious concerns that this will serve as a provocation, resulting in disorder, with a near certain likelihood of subsequent bloodshed.”
I am really speechless….
Hearken to the voice of my supplications when I cry out to You, when I lift my hands towards Your Holy Sanctuary. (Psalm 28) I guess King David will be the first arrested.
ck adds: Aw we discussed this already! Who can forget this post, the comments and the accompanying pic: