Betar: IDF Weapons for EMS And Education Personnel



Betar Illit Mayor Meir Rubinstein met with IDF officials and agreement has been reached permitting the distribution of IDF weapons to EMS first responders and employees of the city’s education system.

In addition, City Hall will arrange for special affordable pricing for weapons and for shooting range hours for residents interested in availing themselves of the opportunity to buy a private weapon.

The photo shows the mayor along with city representatives and IDF officials meeting to discuss the matter of arming residents of the chareidi city.

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(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)


  1. To increase the number of weapons in the community is not a matter to be taken lightly; unfortunately tragic accidents have happend in the past – Hashem Yishmor!