The Shema Yisrael prayer is considered by many the most essential prayer in Judaism.
Some visitors have even compared the new Afula shuk to Mahaneh Yehuda in Jerusalem and Shuk HaCarmel in Tel Aviv.
The decision came only three days after an earlier court decision ruled that the Haredi community could not hold the event because gender-segregation would violate discrimination and other laws.
NGO brought evidence that municipal ban was selectively enforced against Arabs
Adalah, which means “justice” in Arabic, is the first non-profit, non-sectarian Palestinian-run legal center in Israel.
The protestors claimed that the flags were provided by the municipality, adding that the municipality must "ensure that Afula maintains its Jewish character," Haaretz reported.
A pilot whose plane crashed in Emek Izrael was evacuated to the Emek Hospital in Afula while having CPR performed on him during which he passed away. Another man is in moderate condition.
Acting on an anonymous tip, the police arrested a 21-year-old Palestinian on Saturday.
Police and the Shin Bet released the findings of a joint investigation into the incident, which occurred on June 11.
Former manager of the prime minister's residence complained his car was set on fire during Sunday night, the police is looking into the matter.