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By Israel Today Staff |
A Jewish settler from Gush Etzion walks by the muslim shrine of Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City on October 06, 2010. The Jewish settler comes to the Temple Mount once a week because he believes it is a mitzvah (divine commandment) as a Jew to come to the place where the old Jewish Temple stood. Photo by Abir Sultan/Flash90. Photo: Abir Sultan/Flash90

“The history of the Jewish people began at the site of the Temple in Jerusalem,” Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan said in an interview with the religious newspaper Mishpacha. “Every time it’s rumored that our government is trying to make the nation more religious, it makes me feel like screaming. I don’t understand those people who believe that Israel is becoming more...

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