Police arrest 3 in haredi protest in Jerusalem over IDF enlistment

By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
August 21, 2016 17:30

Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews protested outside the IDF Recruitment Office in Jerusalem on Sunday over the arrest of members of the haredi community who refuse to serve in the military.

Part of the demonstrators attempted to block off the street where they were located before police arrived at the scene to the disperse the crowd.

During the protest, police arrested three demonstrators, two who were suspected of assaulting officers and a minor who caused damage to a patrol vehicle.


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