Protest (16 photos)

Shabbat, as they say, shalom. Yesterday, the ultra-Orthodox Jerusalem city authorities decided to recall about yourself staging a scuffle in front of the City Hall in the area of ​​Zafra, the website The reason for the protest was the parking lot, located at City Hall - it was opened on Saturday that according to orthodox Jews is against the Jewish canon.

Order of protest was given to the spiritual leader of the ultra-Orthodox community in Jerusalem, Rabbi Yitzhak Weiss Tuviey, after meeting with Mayor Nir Barkat. At this meeting, the mayor did not heed the request to abandon the open parking lot on Saturdays.

The struggle for "the sanctity of the Sabbath," resulted in a serious clash with police - Orthodox Jews threw bottles at police and different kinds of things, set fire to some garbage cans, tried to storm the city hall building. Six police officers were injured, arrested ten people among the protesters.


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