Police bar Jews from entering Temple Mount, fearing Palestinian unrest
Jerusalem District Police cites intel indicating local plans to disturb the peace; clashes between Palestinian youth and police have become more frequent over the course of the Jewish holidays.
The Jerusalem District Police decided Tuesday to close Temple Mount off to Jewish visitors, citing "intelligence indicating [Palestinian] intentions to disturb the peace" in the area.
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