Police arrest four haredim attempting to block construction in Bet Shemesh over 'desecration of Jewish graves'

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August 15, 2013 15:01

 
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Police arrested four haredim on Thursday afternoon for disorderly conduct and assaulting police officers at the the Goloventzitz building site in Beit Shemesh.

Police say dozens arrived at the site and attempted to obstruct construction at the site, protesting against the erection of housing units on land they claim contains Jewish graves.

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