The education committee of Israel’s Knesset said in a historic statement on Tuesday that every Israeli student should visit the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism.
The committee members rebuked the Israeli school system for poorly serving students by not teaching the national and religious significance of the Temple Mount to Israel and Judaism, according to the Jewish Press. The committee met last week to discuss the lack of education on the Temple Mount currently being required by Israel’s Ministry of Education.
“This is not a political issue and therefore support should be given to teaching about the importance of the Temple Mount among Israeli students,” Committee Chairwoman MK Sharren Haskel of the New Hope Party said.
MK Itamar Ben Gvir of Religious Zionism recommended to Education