Haredim protest Remembrance Day

Men burn trash cans, throw rocks in Jerusalem.

haredi riots 298.88 (photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)
haredi riots 298.88
(photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)
Some haredi extremists protested against the State ofIsrael in Jerusalem on Monday, shortly before the Remembrance Daysiren.
The haredim burned trash cans, threwrocks at passing cars, tore Israeli flags and tried to block ShivteiYisrael street.
The men fled the scene when policearrived. Municipality workers were called to put out the fires andre-open the street.

Soon after the siren, a 14-year-old boywas arrested for burning an Israeli flag near the Shabbat Square inMea Shearim.

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