Hundreds of Thousands of Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest the Military Draft Bill in Jerusalem

Thousands of ultra-Orthodox streamed toward the entrance of Jerusalem as a heavy haze settled on the gathering. Men clad in traditional black suits and hats bowed and swayed in prayer as others danced in circles. Spectators packed the balconies and roofs of nearby buildings as a loudspeaker blared prayers. Many held signs reading “the Torah shall not be forgotten.” Police said more than 300,000 people attended.

via Hundreds of Thousands of Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest the Military Draft Bill in Jerusalem.

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