For 19 years Jordan had control over east Jerusalem.No freedom of religion in 19 years. No Israeli Jew could pray in the holiest place for Jews.Now Jordan has no control over Jerusalem,but they still don't want the Jews to have that right.Maybe it is because the king Abdullah is afraid of ending up like Abdullah the first his great grand father. Assassinated by Palestinians in Al Aqsa Mosque.
Erdan meets senior IDF officers (res.) to discuss candidacy of Gal Hirsch for police chief (Haaretz)
from the article: Palestinian official: Israel deliberately sparking fire in Jerusalem