MembersPolice Tear Down Illegal Synagogue

In August, there were violent clashes in Jerusalem between ultra-Orthodox Jews and Israeli policemen.

By Aviel Schneider |
Israeli police
Photo: Yonatan Sindel / Flash90

The reason was a synagogue illegally built by Orthodox Jews and subsequently demolished by the police. The Jerusalem Municipality and the local courts are often accused of being too harsh with the Arab residents of the city, while handling its Jewish population with kid gloves....

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