Ascending Har HaBayit

Picture taken by Rav Hagai Yekutiel. This path is accepted by those ascending the Temple Mount according to the central opinions specifying the placement of the Mikdash. Hundreds of Talmidei Chachamim and Rosh Yeshivas have already walked there. Those who follow the following instructions may fulfill the mitzvah of ascending the Temple Mount without halachic problems.

Entrance Hours to the Temple Mount

Every day, include Shabbat and Jewish holidays (excluding Fridays and Islamic holidays)
Winter: 7:30-10:30 Summer: 7:30-12:30
12:30-13:30 13:30-15:00

Please bring a passport or identity card.

BEFORE ENTERING one must immerse in a kosher mikvah, wear cloth shoes, and know exactly where one is allowed to walk. (Before immersing, one should should shower, thoroughly wash one's hair, and remove all barriers.)

To arrange a guided ascent, you can email me or call +972-2-5371904 or +972-2-6280874

Reverence of the Holy Site (Mora HaMikdash)

It says in the Torah, (Vayikra 19:30) "You shall keep My Shabbatot and reverence My Sanctuary." From here, our Sages learned that the mitzvah of revering this holy site applies even when the Beit HaMikdash is in ruins.

HaTenu'ah LeChinun HaMikdash

Gathering en masse to arouse consciousness among the People, its rabbis, and its leaders to rebuild the Beit HaMikdash and return the Kohanim to their Service

P.O. Box 31336, Jerusalem, ISRAEL
Telephone: +972-2-5371904
Email: Yirmiyahu Fischer

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