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Man nabbed for TikTok video said to show him running on graves at Mt. of Olives

Suspect, a 20 year-old from East Jerusalem, questioned on suspicion of ‘insulting religion’; police searching for additional suspects

A video uploaded to TikTok shows two people running on graves at the Mount of Olives cemetery in Jerusalem. (Screen capture: Twitter)
A video uploaded to TikTok shows two people running on graves at the Mount of Olives cemetery in Jerusalem. (Screen capture: Twitter)

Police on Wednesday arrested a resident of East Jerusalem over a TikTok video showing two people running on graves at the Mount of Olives.

The suspect, 20, was questioned on suspicion of “insulting religion,” according to police.

In the video, which was shared on TikTok, two people can be seen jumping on and between graves as they run through the Jewish cemetery.

Police said they were searching for additional suspects.

The Mount of Olives overlooks Jerusalem’s Old City and has been used as a Jewish cemetery for over 3,000 years. It holds an estimated 150,000 graves.

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