Beit Shemesh: Hundreds show for Orot school protest

September 20, 2011 21:11


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Hundreds of haredim protested on Tuesday the opening of the Orot Banot school for national-religious girls near their neighborhoods in Beit Shemesh.

The girls’ school has been greeted with fierce protests from some members of the city’s ultra-Orthodox community, incensed that there would be a national-religious school within what they say is the confines of their neighborhood, and in addition, that it would eventually include a girls’ school.

There have been reports of haredim throwing diapers at the school and verbally harassing its students.

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