Official PA daily: “Alleged Temple organizations” ask their supporters to take part in “mass invasions” of the Al-Aqsa Mosque
Headline: “Settlers are renewing the invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and one of its guards was distanced for four months”
“Settlers yesterday [Aug. 7, 2016] renewed their invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque through the Mughrabi Gate in small groups one after the other...
It is worth noting that the alleged Temple organizations have in the past demanded of their supporters that they take part in mass invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque during these days, as preparation and arrangement for what is called ‘[the day of] the destruction of the alleged Temple’ (i.e., Tisha B’Av), which will take place on the 14th of this month [August 2016].”
The PA and its leaders misrepresent all of the Temple Mount as an integral part of the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Therefore they vilify any presence of Jews on the mount as an “invasion” or a "break-in." It should be noted that Jews who visit the Temple Mount only enter some sections of the open areas, and do not enter the Al-Aqsa Mosque or the Dome of the Rock. Israeli police ban Jewish prayer at the Temple Mount because of threats of violence by Palestinians.
“Temple organizations” refer to religious Jewish movements including the Temple Mount Institute, the Temple Mount Heritage Foundation, the Initiative for Jewish Freedom on the Temple Mount, and Students for the Temple Mount, which spread awareness of the importance of the Temple Mount in Judaism and encourage people to visit the site.
Tisha B'Av - Jewish day of mourning commemorating the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem (586 BCE and 70 CE) and the forced exile of most of the Jewish people from the land of Israel.