Hamas funding anti-Jewish riots on Temple Mount

A view of the Temple Mount. Credit: Godot13 via Wikimedia Commons.

 (JNS.org) A top-ranking Hamas operative says the Palestinian terror group is paying young Arabs to harass Jews and incite riots on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, the Israeli Shin Bet security agency revealed

Hamas operative Mahmoud Toameh, 63, who was arrested by the Shin Bet as he was attempting to infiltrate the country from Jordan, said during interrogation that Hamas is paying Arab youths between NIS 4,000 and 5,000 ($1,150-$1,440) to harass Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount and throw stones at them. 

Posted on May 30, 2014 .