Clashes surrounding the Temple Mount & Freedom of Worship

Jerusalem’s holiest site, the Temple Mount, known to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif, has been a point of sensitivity for many centuries, due to its historic importance to monotheistic religions, primarily Judaism and Islam.

The holy-compound, which according to religion outlines men’s connection to God, has turned into a flash-point of violence and division that obstructs the basic international law: freedom of worship.To discuss the recent escalation, defined by many as sparks of an ensuing religious war;

Guests Doctor Mordechai Kedar, Middle East expert & Lecturer Bar Ilan University; and Professor Ofer Cassif, Hebrew University Jerusalem & Member of Israel's communist party 'Hadash'. Analyst Mr. Amir Oren.

Jerusalem Studio

The program offers the viewer deeper understanding about current events in Israel. The topics vary from domestic and foreign policy to social changes, archaelogy and religion.

The program is hosted by TV7 Israel News anchor Jonathan Hessen.

  • First broadcast: October 9, 2015, Taivas TV7
  • Episode number: 145
  • Duration: 30 min
  • Spoken languages:
  • English
  • Subtitles:
  • Estonian, Finnish