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Temple Mount Cases

Photo: Yehuda Etzion on the Temple Mount with arms raised; Photo credit: Adam Prop
Yehuda Etzion on the Temple Mount with arms raised; Photo credit: Adam Prop

For a selection of cases in which Honenu Attorneys represented Jews detained on or near the Temple Mount, please see the links below: April 27, 2023: Court releases Temple Mount activist

December 27, 2022: Brutal policeman still not investigated, suit filed

November 20, 2022: Honenu demands immediate investigation of brutal policeman

October 7, 2022: Temple Mount activists not distanced from Eastern Wall

October 3, 2022: Court decision: Blowing a shofar at the Eastern Wall is permitted

October 3, 2022: Three minors detained on Temple Mount

August 7, 2022: Nine Temple Mount detainees on Tisha B'Av

July 10, 2022: Honenu appealed, police eased Temple Mount administrative order

Brosh after his release; Photo credit: Itamar Carmon, Hadashot Kol HaOlam

June 12, 2022: Youth petitions Supreme Court to ascend the Temple Mount

May 23, 2022: Honenu to Supreme Court President: Defend the Temple Mount ruling

May 23, 2022: Honenu calls for bodyguards for Judge Saharay

May 22, 2022: Jerusalem court allows Jewish prayer on Temple Mount

May 18, 2022: Jewish youth NOT distanced from Old City Jerusalem

April 15, 2022: Another Temple Mount activist detained, released

Detainee on Temple Mount; Photo credit: Free use

April 14, 2022: Temple Mount activists detained, strip searched

January 19, 2022: Temple Mount activists demand cancelation of administrative orders

December 26, 2021: Restrictions lifted from Temple Mount activists

December 16, 2021: Temple Mount activists released

May 10, 2021: Jews detained at Temple Mount gates May 4, 2021: Minors detained over praying at Temple Mount gates September 2, 2020: Three detained over “Circling the Gates” July 19, 2020: Charged with “Shema Yisrael” on the Temple Mount February 19, 2020: Rabbi Glick threatened during interrogation February 19, 2020: Rabbi Glick falsely detained on Temple Mount December 16, 2019: Jews indicted for prayer on Temple Mount October 30, 2019: Five worshipers detained on Temple Mount August 26, 2019: Youths indicted for “Shema Yisrael” on Temple Mount June 20, 2019: Minors detained near Temple Mount gates refused to post bail-UPDATE June 20, 2019: Minors detained near Temple Mount gates refused to post bail November 13, 2018: Eight girls detained near Temple Mount September 26, 2018: Four detainees on Temple Mount September 17, 2018: Youths unjustifiably detained on Temple Mount, released September 13, 2018: Visitor to Temple Mount detained, released September 6, 2018: Jewish youth removed from Temple Mount July 26, 2018: Tisha B’Av: Dozens distanced from Temple Mount gates

Students at the police station; Photo credit: Honenu
Students at the police station; Photo credit: Honenu

July 22, 2018: Tisha B’Av: Three Students for the Temple Mount activists detained July 22, 2018: Tisha B’Av: Temple Mount detainees July 9, 2018: 15-day distancing order for two minors July 8, 2018: Two minors detained near Temple Mount gates June 27, 2018: “Circling the Gates” detainees unconditionally released June 26, 2018: “Circling the Gates” detainees spend night in remand April 4, 2018: 13-year old girl detained in Old City of Jerusalem March 30, 2018: Detentions in the Old City of Jerusalem August 28, 2017: Without trial, without warning August 20, 2017: Complaint justified, interrogator to be reprimanded June 21, 2017: Jew detained at Temple Mount gate April 19, 2017: 13 year old girl detained at gates to Temple Mount April 9, 2017: Detained Temple Mount activists ordered released February 26, 2017: Temple Mount detainee released February 16, 2017: Temple Mount activist sues police for humiliating illegal detention January 3, 2017: Minors left barefoot in cold, abuse or error? January 2, 2017: Documentation of illegal body searches erased December 29, 2016: 60-day distancing order for Temple Mount detainees December 29, 2016: Temple Mount detainees held overnight, awaiting deliberation December 11, 2016: Detainees left overnight in cold, open areas of police station December 1, 2016: Despite documentation, two cases of police brutality closed November 20, 2016: Detained minors held handcuffed for hours October 14, 2016: Brother detained during bar mitzva celebration September 27, 2016: Temple Mount distancing regulations revealed September 21, 2016: Policeman filmed threatening young woman September 13, 2016: Distancing order canceled for Temple Mount activist September 11, 2016: Detained minor: “A policeman punched me.” August 31, 2016: Activists detained at Temple Mount gates July 12, 2016: Temple Mount activist detained on his way to memorial June 5, 2016: Rabbi leaving Temple Mount detained April 17, 2016: Jew detained on Temple Mount for giving commentary March 9, 2016: Are Jews allowed to drink from water fountains on the Temple Mount? February 14, 2016: Three Jews detained on Temple Mount on suspicion of praying December 28, 2015: District court judge strongly criticized Temple Mount police December 24, 2015: Judge bans two released detainees from entering Temple Mount December 22, 2015: Jews detained on Temple Mount on Tenth of Tevet November 1, 2015: Administrative order bans Temple Mount activist from Jerusalem October 12, 2015: Suspected of praying on Temple Mount, weapon license revoked September 8, 2015: Jew detained for reciting blessing on Temple Mount September 6, 2015: Jews banned from Temple Mount allowed to return July 30, 2015: Bride detained on Temple Mount on suspicion of praying July 29, 2015: Court ruling: Shofar blowing permitted on Temple Mount July 13, 2015: Deliberation to take place on Temple Mount protest petition June 29, 2015: Father and sons assaulted on Temple Mount May 28, 2015: Jewish youth on Temple Mount ‘framed’ May 10, 2015: Bridegroom detained on suspicion of praying on Temple Mount April 20, 2015: Soldier detained on Temple Mount on suspicion of bowing February 5, 2015: Rabbi Elitzur briefly detained on Temple Mount, faces possible ban February 2, 2015: Court criticized police treatment of Temple Mount detainees February 1, 2015: Six Jewish youths detained on Temple Mount December 21, 2014: Youth detained on Temple Mount December 18, 2014: Jewish youths detained on Temple Mount December 16, 2014: Jewish woman carrying grape juice detained at entry to Temple Mount October 31, 2014: Police request rejected, Temple Mount activists released August 6, 2014: Jewish youth detained on suspicion of singing at gate to Temple Mount May 7, 2014: Temple Mount detainees released February 6, 2014: Temple Mount: Israeli flag, banned – Hamas flag, permitted June 23, 2013: Court: Ban on Jewish prayer on Temple Mount violates freedom of worship May 8, 2013: Temple Mount detainees unconditionally released April 29, 2013: Police selectively enforcing law on Temple Mount, detainee unconditionally released April 23, 2013: Two minors detained on Temple Mount December 19, 2012: Police lost control of Arab mob, abandoned Jewish women October 4, 2012: Jews detained after Arabs riot on Temple Mount

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