Israeli police and special unit officers were deployed in large numbers at the holy site as far-right settler groups and Knesset members flooded through the Moroccan Gate as part of a one-day trial for such visits. Among them was Likud MK Yehuda Glick, one of the leading advocates for Jewish visitation to the Al-Aqsa compound, and Shuli Moalem-Refaeli, an MK from the Jewish Home party.
“I used to go to protests since I can remember, since I was able to walk. … My mother was very active, and she attended almost all, if not all, of the protests as I was growing up with my siblings and I,” said one woman who was joined by her teenage sons and daughter at a recent AIPAC protest.
WASHINGTON --- Among the crowd of protesters gathered outside an American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference in Washington on March 20th stood a number of Palestinian families. “I don't want to just say that it's because we're Palestinian,” Rowayda Widdi told MintPress News. “We're really active in these things because we have family