250 protesters in Sheikh Jarrah to protest building

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 9, 2010 17:29




Over 250 left-wing activists have congregated in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood on Friday to protest the building of Jewish homes in the east Jerusalem neighborhood.

Among the protesters were famous Israeli author David Grossman and MK Zahava Gal-On (Meretz).

Dozens of the demonstrators tried to cross a police barrier protecting the homes but were blocked by a human chain of Border Police officers.


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