One of our sons was absent from our seder table this year.
Raphael was in jail.
Raphael is the leader of the "Return To The (Temple) Mount" Movement (Chozrim LeHar).
The series of events began when Raphael, his wife and two children arrived at our home on Thursday evening to join us for the first day of Passover.
Awaiting Raphael, outside our house, were two patrol cars and a crowd of police officers, who served Raphael with a restraining order, forbidding Raphael to visit Jerusalem.
This was in order to prevent Raphael from going to the Old City on Friday (Passover Eve), where he might make attempts to bring a Passover Sacrifice.
Unperturbed by the restraining order, Raphael set out Friday morning to the Old City of Jerusalem.
He was met there by police officers, who arrested Raphael along with about 20 other young folks, for "disturbing the peace" and, in Raphael's case, breaking his restraining order.
Whereas the others were all promptly released, Raphael…