Haredim violently protest early closing hours of Sanhedria Cemetery

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January 9, 2014 04:39

 
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Hundreds of haredim violently protested in Jerusalem on Wednesday night, hurling rocks at police and setting trash cans on fire, Israel Radio reported.

The haredim were protesting the early closing hours of the Sanhedria Cemetery in the city, where Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, along with other notable rabbis, is buried.



Police arrested three suspects for disturbing the peace.

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