Hassidim cause upheaval at airport when strike detains bags

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September 13, 2010 11:56

 
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Hundreds of Breslav Hassidim returning to Israel from Ukraine caused upheaval at Ben Gurion Airport when they could not get their luggage because of the workers strike currently underway at the airport.

The Hassidim, returning from a pilgrimage to the grave of Rabbi Nahman of Breslav in the Ukranian city of Uman, yelled, played drums and sang. Some of them caused damage to the baggage claim conveyor belt.

Police were called to the scene, but no arrests were reported.

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