Jerusalem protest: Haredim fight for Shabbat

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Haredim resume Shabbat protests: Hundreds of people rallied in the capital Saturday, clashing with police and trying to block a Jerusalem road to protest the opening of the Karta parking lot on Shabbat.Police officials estimated that some 800 people were protesting at the site by 6 pm. Some protestors yelled “Nazis” at police officers facing them. Other demonstrators dubbed a female journalist at the site “shiksa.”

Most protestors and police officers left the area by 8:30 pm.


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