Haredi Orthodox riot at Beit Shemesh construction site

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Dozens of haredi Orthodox men rioted at a construction site in Beit Shemesh, which they believe is a burial site.

Some 14 rioters were arrested during Monday’s protest by Jerusalem District Police, including one on charges of assaulting a police officer. More than 100 haredim protested at...
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After draft riot, haredi demonstators arrested for assault

(JTA) — Israeli prosecutors indicted two haredi Orthodox men for assaulting police officers called to the scene of a mob attack on a haredi soldier in Jerusalem.

The two men, Joseph Braun and Jacob Krischavski, were charged on July 11 with attacking several police officers two days earlier during a...
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U.S. Army cut material liking haredi Orthodox with KKK, al-Qaida

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The U.S. Army said it had eliminated part of a presentation on extremist threats that lumped together haredi Orthodox Jews with the Ku Klux Klan and al-Qaida.

The grouping was part of a slide, revealed Tuesday in a report by the London Daily Mail, that listed under...
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