Siham Ratib Nimr, 49, was the mother of Mustafa Nimr, who was killed by soldiers in September after being mistaken for a terrorist.
The ceremony has been conducted annually for the past 15 years, but it began as a semi-underground event in which an animal was sacrificed a few days before Passover.
Despite pressure from the right, Israel can’t do as it pleases on the Temple Mount.
No megaphones or marching in the streets: Left-wing groups, who planned march to mark 50 years of occupation, say police have set impossible conditions for permit.
Waqf officials say Israeli archaeologists tried to remove stones from the complex, violating status quo.
Yehudah Glick petitions the High Court for immediate repeal of prohibition, says considerations for ban are not security-oriented but political.
Ahlam al-Tamimi was imprisoned in Israel for her role in the bombing of a Sbarro Pizza restaurant, and now faces charges in the U.S.