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Embolden after Temple Mount riots, Palestinians turn up muezzin volume


Residents of Jerusalem suburbs claim that since the Temple Mount crisis, nearby mosques have increased the volume of their muezzin calls, especially noticeable at both four in the morning and at seven in the evening calls to prayer.

By Benny Tocker


Residents of Mevasseret Zion, a suburb of Jerusalem, are complaining that, since the Temple Mount crisis, the mosques in nearby villages and in Jerusalem have increased the strength of their muezzin calls.

Loudspeaker system used in Israel – Photo/ IsraelandStuff/PP

Eliyahu Trabelsi, a member of the local Torah core group who studies at a kollel (institute of Torah study) in Mevasseret Zion, told Arutz Sheva that the volume of the muezzin calls has reached unprecedented levels. Continue Reading »

Egypt learns from Israel, initiating legislation against noisy Muezzin loudspeakers


Egypt’s new legislation to ban the use of loudspeakers by mosques, has led to widespread national anger as the country is already outraged over a Christian student who was accepted to study Dentistry at an Islamic University.



The Egyptians have a ‘muezzin bill’ debate of their very own: a dispute has broken out over the past day after Egypt’s Minister of Religious Endowments legislated to ban the use of loudspeakers by mosques during Taraweeh prayers – a special prayer only recited during the Muslim festival of Ramadan that is read following the fifth prayer of the day. Continue Reading »