Families of those killed in the war and families of abductees from the day of the shocking massacre that happened on October 7 ascended the Temple Mount today (Monday). Since the war began, over 4,000 Jews have come to pray on the Temple Mount.
The aliyah was led by Ditza Or, the mother of Avinatan Or who was kidnapped on Simchat Torah. And Yehudit Nitzan, the mother of Gilad Nitzan the 14th who fell in the war in Gaza.
Rachel Sela, who guided the special ascent, said that the police responded to their special request, security and allowed them a long and extended ascent, with many points of commonality on the mountain. The immigrants thanked Rabbi Shimshon Elboim and Ayla Ben Gabir from the Temple Mount administration for coordinating the unique aliyah.
4,074 Jews went up to pray on the Temple Mount from the beginning of the war in Gaza until today, during 32 days of opening for Jews.
The “Yairah” organization that monitors the data on the Temple Mount notes that this is a 7% increase compared to last year. So 3,873 Jews immigrated in these days.
The Temple Mount Administration notes with satisfaction the increasing number of visitors to the Temple Mount, especially in light of the dramatic decline at every other site in Israel due to the war.
The thousands of pilgrims to the Temple Mount pray at the holy place for the return of the abductees, for the victory of the war and for the eradication of Hamas and terrorism in Gaza.