PBS NewsHour

Israel official sparks controversy with holy site visit

Clip: 01/03/2023 | 8m 50s  | Video has closed captioning.

Five days after taking office, Israel’s new national security minister made a rare visit to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem. The site is revered by both Muslims and Jews, who call it the Temple Mount, and has for decades been at the center of tensions between Israelis and Palestinians. Nick Schifrin has more on the visit and why it is so controversial.

Aired: 01/03/23

Rating: NR

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