Police curb Muslim access to Temple Mt, allow Jews and tourists

The Jerusalem police opened Temple Mount to free access by Jews and tourists for the first time Tuesday, Shavuot Eve. Muslim access was restricted after tips were received of plans for another stone-throwing rampage against the police and Jewish worshippers. This policy reversal by the Jerusalem police followed  months of regular Muslim disturbances directed against non-Muslim visitors to the shrine sacred to three monetheistic faiths and Jewish worshippers at the Western Wall.

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