Motzei Shabbos Violent Protest in Yerushalayim
Yechiel Spira • Yeshiva World News
This motzei shabbos violent Hafganos were held in Yerushalayim to protest the arrest of Rabbi Lazar Rothstein at Kever Rashbi last week, as was reported by YWN-Israel.
Rabbi Rothstein was sent to Meron as a shaliach of Gavaad Eida Chareidis R’ Yitzchak Tuvia Weiss Shlita to oversee ongoing renovations at the holy site. As bones were uncovered, R’ Rothstein stated they were from human beings but those involved in the work insisted the bones were animal bones, continuing with their work. R’ Rothstein tried to prevent the continuation of work, leading to his arrest.
Police on motzei shabbos arrested two chareidim suspected of torching garbage dumpsters during the violent protest on Shivtei Yisrael Street in the capital.