Friday, July 21, 2017
"Regardless how you feel about BDS, Congress must reject action to criminalize free speech and peaceful protest," wrote on Twitter.
The closure was ordered after a Jewish group attempted to pray at the holy site in violation of the status quo.
David Ben-Gurion is rightly remembered as the founder of the modern state of Israel, created in 1948 by a UN resolution.
With literally thousands of years of history, the Jewish state is a treasure trove of cultural landmarks you won't want to skip on your next visit.
The Israel Anti-Boycott Act would violate the First Amendment, the American Civil Liberties Union argues.
It is the first time that Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount are not under scrutiny by guards for the Muslim Waqf, the Islamic trust that oversees the holy site, since Muslims are boycotting the site over the presence of metal detectors.
The legislation would require a Knesset supermajority to approve the handover of land in Israel's capital, including for peace.
The grand mufti reportedly called on worshippers to ignore a temporary closure imposed on the Temple Mount area after three Arabs allegedly killed two Israeli police officers there.
Three suspected terrorist were killed in the incident, which Israeli ministers said was unusually severe and may bring limitations on Muslims' freedom to worship at the Temple Mount.
The Liquor Control Board of the province of Ontario asked vendors to remove such wines from their shelves and to stop importing them.


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