The Israelis Who Take Rebuilding the Third Temple Very Seriously

Eran Tzidkiyahu, a guide to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, explains why Temple activists are so driven - and how their mission clashes with a fundamental part of Palestinian identity

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Eran Tzidkiyahu.
Eran Tzidkiyahu.Credit: Emil Salman
Ayelett Shani
A Jew prays in front of an entrance to the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, on Tisha B'Av, a day of fasting and lament, in Jerusalem's Old City, August 1, 2017Credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS
Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick. Credit: Emil Salman
Eran Tzidkiyahu.Credit: Emil Salman
Palestinians pray as Israeli police officers look on by newly installed metal detectors at an entrance to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, July 16, 2017. Credit: AMMAR AWAD/REUTERS
Palestinians gather at the Temple Mount compound after Israel removed all security measures it had installed there, in Jerusalem's Old City July 27, 2017.Credit: MUAMMAR JAMEL AWAD/REUTERS
Eran Tzidkiyahu.Credit: Emil Salman

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