Friday, August 7, 2009

Gay supporters attacked for putting posters up in Mea Shearim


A group of youngsters putting up posters in Jerusalem condemning the deadly shooting spree in a Tel Aviv gay community center last week was attacked overnight Thursday by haredim in Mea She'arim. After a short chase down the alleyways of the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood, the group and an Army Radio reporter who was with them managed to get away.

The head of the group that was putting up posters all around the capital said they had aimed to raise awareness for the attack in every section of Israeli society.

"The moment it comes to murder, this ceases to be just a haredi society, but part of an entire society that needs to understand that lines have been crossed," he told Army Radio. "Murder is something that needs to be shouted about." [...]

1 comment :

  1. From the news that I read, it was not gay supporters, rather individuals who wanted to bring attention to the negative incendiary comments that are spewed out daily. (& the ramifications of them)


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