The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of February 29

Women physically and verbally harassed at the Western Wall, Catholic priest caught snorting cocaine in room full of Nazi memorabilia, ISIS leader's German wife flees and more.

February 29, 2016 17:12
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1. An offshoot from Women of the Wall smuggled a Torah scroll into the women’s section of the Western Wall on Monday for a daily prayer service and were subject to physical and verbal harassment by other worshipers at the site, both men and women.
Read more: Women physically, verbally harassed at Western Wall after prayer service

2. A Catholic priest based in Northern Ireland was caught on camera snorting cocaine in a room filled with Nazi memorabilia
Read more: Video shows Catholic priest snorting cocaine in room full of Nazi memorabilia

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3. The German wife of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has fled the territory controlled by the organization in Iraq, arousing a commotion within the organization's leadership, Iraqi media reported on Sunday.
Read more: Report: ISIS leader's German wife escapes the organization's territory in Iraq

4. Opposition rebel forces battling Syrian President Bashar Assad claimed on Monday that  Damascus was employing the use of Israeli drones in order to collect information against insurgent forces.
Read more: Report: Assad regime using Israeli drones against Syrian rebels

5. The Palestinian Authority is going to collapse whether Jerusalem wants it to or not, and Israel will pay the price in terrorism evolving out of the ensuing anarchy, Immigrant and Absorption Minister Ze'ev Elkin said Monday.
Read more: 'Palestinian Authority collapse a question of when, not if'

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