Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Orthodox Jews plan Passover sacrifice on Jerusalem's Temple Mount

Catholic World News - April 11, 2014

An Orthodox Jewish group is planning to offer sacrifice on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem for Passover next week.

The group, Hozrim El Ha-Har, has told members to gather on Monday, April 14, prepared to sacrifice a lamb on the site of the ancient Temple. The sacrifice would be the first offered in centuries on that spot.

The Temple Mount is also the site of the Al Aqsa mosque, and is jealously guarded by Muslims. The plan by a Jewish group to offer sacrifice there is likely to stir tensions, and Israeli security officials will be on alert.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our July expenses ($8,498 to go):
$35,000.00 $26,502.43
24% 76%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Suffering Christians 19 hours ago
New York Times propaganda piece on fetal-tissue sales 22 hours ago
God the Designer: Yes or No? July 28
Monday-morning musings July 27
But WHY are these videos so damaging to Planned Parenthood? July 25

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days