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About Us

High On The Har proudly celebrates the mitzvah of ascension every day Jews are permitted on the the Temple Mount by leading inspirational tours and providing a meaningful spiritual experience for people of all ages, faiths and backgrounds! Founded in 2022, High On The Har is committed to ensuring the daily right of ascension, increasing the number of Olim (visitors), teaching Torah and leading Minyan (prayer services), creating impactful educational content, normalizing our Jewish presence, and fighting for equal rights and access to the Temple Mount for us all. We welcome you to join us every Sunday through Thursday, and to share in this incredible, centuries old mitzvah!


Meet Our Founder


Dr. Melissa Jane Kronfeld

M.S. M.S. M.A (exp.)

Dr. Melissa Jane Kronfeld grew up in New York and studied international relations, international law, national security, and Jewish philosophy at George Washington, New York, Rutgers, and Bar Ilan Universities. A published author, journalist, college lecturer, political advisor, and social impact consultant, she has served on the board of over 40 non-profits. Melissa has been a featured speaker at conferences around the world including at the United Nations, the White House and Capitol Hill, and is a regular commentator on print, television, radio, and podcast news outlets.

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Our Partners

High On The Har proudly partners with a variety of local and international non-profits, government agencies, media platforms, religious and educational institutions, philanthropic organizations, and companies who support equal rights and access to the Temple Mount. If you wish to join our growing community of partners, contact us here.

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