This Week in Israel — March 29, 2018

The Passover Sacrifice
The Jerusalem District Court approved for the first time since the re-establishment of Israel the ritual of slaughtering the paschal lamb below the southern side of the Temple Mount in the Davidson complex. The ceremony took place on Monday and included the slaughtering of two lambs, and a demonstration of the work of the Kohanim, attended by senior National Religious rabbis including Yisrael Ariel and Dov Lior. MK Yehudah Glick (Likud), a former senior Temple Mount activist, attended the event as well. Times are changing…

The Border with Gaza
There were 3 separate incidents of Gazans crossing illegally into Israel this past week. Some were even carrying grenades. By the grace of God, no attacks were carried out, but these crossings were a wake up call for Israel to keep up the work on the enforcements being put in place along the security fence between Israel and Gaza.

French Support for Holocaust Victim
There was a huge silent march yesterday evening in France, expressing support for the family of Mireille Knoll, a Holocaust survivor who was stabbed to death in her home last Friday before her apartment was set on fire. The court indicted two suspects on Monday for the crime, rightly labeling it an antisemitic attack.

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