Dozens of ultra-Orthodox men clash with police in Jerusalem's Shabbat Square while protesting against relocation of tombs in Ashkelon hospital.
Municipality orders its employees to leave Ortodox neighborhoods and halt services until end of violence
Latest Update: 05.16.10, 22:00 / Israel News
Some 60 haredim clashed with police officers on Sunday in Jerusalem's Shabbat Square while burning trash cans and shouting out against the removal of graves in Ashkelon and Jaffa. No injuries or arrests have been reported thus far.
In addition, a rally in being held in the capital's Geula neighborhood in protest against the removal of the graves in the Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon. Eda Haredit leader Rabbi Yitzhak Tuvia Weiss, as well as other rabbis, is scheduled to speak at the rally.
Sources in the community denied rumors of placing a curse on Prime Mi
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