J'lem: Conference of Presidents head, US congressmen stoned

February 24, 2012 17:33

Conference of Presidents head Malcolm Hoenlein and US Congressmen Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) had stones thrown at them while visiting the Mount of Olives cemetery in east Jerusalem on Friday.

No one was injured and police pursued the stone throwers, though no arrests were made.

Hoenlein is involved in efforts to improve the security situation at the Mount of Olives cemetery, including halting grave desecration and stone throwing.

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