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Administrators at Hebrew University in Jerusalem sent a letter to senior staff
warning of possible disruptions from right-wing protests at the beginning of the
school year, Israel Radio reported on Tuesday.
The letter was sent
following media reports that right-wing activists may try to disrupt classes,
which also prompted the university to beef up security for the first two weeks
of the semester.
The letter stated that if there are any disruptions to
classes, professors should immediately warn security personnel and
The letter prompted outrage from right-wing groups and MK
Zevulun Orlev (Habayit Hayehudi), who told Reshet Bet that the letter
unfortunate and a mistake in judgement, and that he would ask Hebrew
officials to apologize to right-wing groups and withdraw the letter.
group, regardless of political affiliations, can protest at Hebrew
they receive prior approval.