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Jewish man forbidden from bending his head on Temple Mount

A policeman forbade a Jewish man from lowering his head on the Temple Mount out of apparent concern that he was praying.

In the short video clip shown on social media, an ultra-Orthodox man can be seen sitting on a fragment of a wall by himself, one arm on his knee and his head bent.

An Israeli officer taps him on the shoulder and asks him politely to please raise his head.

When the man asks him, "Is it forbidden to bend my head?" the policeman just repeats his request. When asked if this is policy or just a personal request, he ignores the question, takes two steps away and hovers in place, s...


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