The incident, the second in five years, came amid plans to encase burial sites with concrete to prevent locals from ransacking skeletons.
Dozens of Haredi Orthodox men rioted at a construction site in Beit Shemesh, which they believe is a burial site. More ▸
By Marcy Oster
Up to 40 ultra-Orthodox protesters were arrested during the removal of graves on the site of a new protected emergency room in Ashkelon. More ▸
By Grant Slater
Investigators discovered a mass grave for 200 Jews in a western Ukrainian city. More ▸