Jewish Journal


June 10, 2011

Police confront stone-throwers on Temple Mount


Israeli police quelled stone-throwing on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

Police entered the compound, known to Muslims as the Haram al-Sharif, on Friday after stone-throwers targeted Israeli troops who secure the area’s margins.

The police used tear gas to subdue the rioters and arrested three people, Israeli media reported, quoting police spokesmen; no one was injured.

Stone-throwers have in the past targeted Jewish worshippers at the Western Wall, directly bellow the compound.

It was not clear what prompted the rioting, but a number of Palestinian groups have called for a third intifada.

JewishJournal.com is produced by TRIBE Media Corp., a non-profit media company whose mission is to inform, connect and enlighten community
through independent journalism. TRIBE Media produces the 150,000-reader print weekly Jewish Journal in Los Angeles – the largest Jewish print
weekly in the West – and the monthly glossy Tribe magazine (TribeJournal.com). Please support us by clicking here.

© Copyright 2017 Tribe Media Corp.
All rights reserved. JewishJournal.com is hosted by Nexcess.net
Web Design & Development by Hop Studios 0.2306 / 41