2 Arrests in Stormy Beit Shemesh Protest Against Construction


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charediPolice on Wednesday, 21 Shevat arrested two chareidim involved in disturbances during a stormy protest against Beit Shemesh construction, which protesters insist compromises the integrity of ancient kevarim.

The protest was held at the Golovnititz Project, and while protests are a daily occurrence, on Wednesday the chareidim received reinforcements from the area including a prominent area rov.

As the protest became unruly police arrived and two were arrested during the confrontation.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)