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Israeli Third Temple party gains traction

The right-wing, radical Zehut party of former Knesset member Moshe Feiglin is gaining traction and might even enter the Knesset following the April elections.

Israeli parliament member Moshe Feiglin (R) walks near the Western Wall after visiting the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City, Nov. 2, 2014.REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Whether the upcoming government will be formed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu or by Blue and White head Benny Gantz, one thing seems clear: The next Knesset will likely have a respectable representation of the Temple Mount Faithful movement, whose vision is to establish the Third Temple in Jerusalem.

According to recent , former Knesset member Moshe Feiglin’s , which means identity in Hebrew, will pass the electoral threshold and may well constitute the surprise of the elections. Feiglin promises his voters that he will act on behalf of , causing many youths to join him. If the momentum continues, Feiglin

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