Protesters carried signs reading: "The Israeli Draft law: An attack on our religious freedom," and "Yes to prison, no to the army."
Thousands of haredi Orthodox Israelis protested in Jerusalem against plans to enlist haredi men into the military. More ▸
By Ben Sales
Friday morning saw thousands of haredi Orthodox youth pack the Western Wall Plaza to protest Women of the Wall’s service there. With police assistance, Women of the Wall were able to conduct their service. But the protest showed how effective haredi mobilization can be. Within days, haredi activists and leading rabbis got thousands of students… More ▸