A Palestinian youth is silhouetted as he holds a toy gun and a Quran during a protest after Friday prayers on the compound known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City July 24, 2015. A few dozen Palestinians protested on Friday, a day after an altercation between Jewish settlers and Palestinians took place at the compound. The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background. Photo courtesy REUTERS/Ammar Awad
JERUSALEM (RNS) The remarks by Parliament member Masud Ganaim of the Joint (Arab) List political party came a day after clashes between masked Muslim rioters and Israeli police marred the holy Jewish fast day of Tisha B'Av.