Israel Seeks to Muffle Muslim Call to Prayer

IsraelJERUSALEM (Israel Today) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet on Sunday approved a proposed bill that would put an end Muslim calls to prayer being blasted over loudspeakers across Israel.

Known as the muezzin, this mosque official is supposed to call the faithful to prayer from a mosque’s minaret five times every day. Modern mosques, like those found in most cities in Israel, amplify that call using multiple loudspeakers.

The so-called “muezzin bill” is aimed at protecting the rights of those Israelis, most non-Muslims, who don’t want such Islamic practices imposed upon their lives.

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  • Amos Moses

    Where is the headline about rebuilding the Third Temple ………..

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Israel has few friends on earth, but the Lord protects her always.
    Jesus of Nazareth is the Divine Messiah of the Jews. He is the Saviour of the world.
    ( John chapter 4)

  • RWH

    So if this is the logic that a call to prayer violates the sensibilities of people, when is the government going to pass a ban against the ringing of church bells?

  • Robert

    good they don’t need to BLAST it over loud speakers. even christian church bells should not be BLASTED over loud speakers. when you on purpose abuse it you should loose it..