Anti-IDF Haredim Deface Sefardi Prayerbooks In Beit Shemesh Synagogues
Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com
Anti-IDF haredim in the Israeli city of Beit Shemesh reportedly vandalized synagogue prayerbooks in the city’s Ramat Beit neighborhood, which is home to a growing haredi population.
According a report by to Israel’s News 10, the anti-IDF haredim took Sefardi prayer books and ripped out the pages where the prayer for IDF soldiers is printed or blotted out the words of the payer with markers.
The neighborhood is home to the most extreme haredi communities in the city, many of which are outgrowths of groups affiliated the vehemently anti-Zionist Edah Haredit haredi umbrella organization, which is based in the über-haredi Mea Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem.