Another violent day in the Meah Shearim ...Terrorists Stone Kotel Rav
It was another violent day in the Meah Shearim neighborhood, as large police forces were called to rescue the Kosel Rabbi.
At around 4:00PM, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rav of the Kosel and Holy Sites arrived at a Matzah bakery on Chavakuk Street. Minutes after arriving, a message was quickly disseminated among the regular extremists that they were all needed at the Beiderman Bakery to protest the presence of Rabbi Rabinowitz.
A small crowd arrived and began screaming and chanting in front of the bakery. The crowd quickly grew in size, and police were called.
As is the custom in the area, as soon as police arrived and exited their vehicles, they were greeted with the usual “Nazi” screams directed at the police.
Additional resources were brought in as the crowd grew.
Around 45 minutes later, Rabbi Rabinowitz exited the bakery under heavy police guard, as the crowd screamed and yelled all types of slurs at the Rabbi and police.
As police attempted to exit the Meah Shearim area, they were greeted by rocks, glass bottles, dirty diapers and other items thrown at them. The road was also blocked by overturned dumpsters making it difficult to exit the area, as protesters tried stopping the police vehicle from leaving with Rabbi Rabinowitz.
No arrests were made.
Sources said that the group was protesting Rabbi Rabinowitz as they accuse him of trying to take control of Kever Rashbi in Meron, and give the State of Israel more control then they already have over the holy site.
This is the third consecutive day of people being attacked in Meah Shearim / Bais Yisroel neighborhoods. We reported on Monday that Frum soldiers were attacked on Sunday and then again on Monday. One day it was because a soldier simply tried to Daven in the Bais Yisroel Shteeblach, and the next day it was for a soldier eating a falafel with his family at Miros Falafel store. Thankfully, there were no injuries reported in both incidents.
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