(ISRAELNATIONALNEWS) — Jerusalem police detectives detained right-wing activist Noam Federman and others for questioning, Monday afternoon, and seized a lamb the activists wanted to sacrifice on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City. Police cited them for transporting an animal without a permit.

Federman reacted by saying, “We demand to offer the Passover sacrifice, one of the most important commandments. The Jerusalem police are harming freedom of religion.

Several Temple movement tried to make the Pesach sacrifice on the Temple Mount Monday, expecting police to block their way, as has happened in previous years.

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