Ben-Gvir visits Temple Mount: 'We are the masters of Jerusalem'

May 22, 2023

Israel's National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir visited the Temple Mount on Sunday morning, two days after Jerusalem Day. The head of the Temple Mount Administration, Rabbi Shimshon Elbaum, welcomed the visit stating "I congratulate National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir for his ascent to the Temple Mount, which gives meaning to the slogan 'The Temple Mount is in our hands' which recently turned 56 years old." National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir visits the Temple Mount. May 21, 2023 (credit: TEMPLE MOUNT ADMINISTRATION)"Ben-Gvir has been active since his youth in favor of Jewish pilgrimages to the Temple Mount, and since taking office has already caused significant improvements, removing hundreds of harassers and strengthening Israel's rule on the Temple Mount." Over 1,000 Jews visit the Temple Mount for Jerusalem DayOn Thursday, Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount raised the Israeli flag while singing "Hatikva," as over a thousand Jews visited the complex to mark Jerusalem Day.

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