Ultra-Orthodox Jews Mass-Protest In Jerusalem Over Army-Service Draft Law – 3 March 2014

RT logoThousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews have paralyzed most of Jerusalem as men, women and children took to the streets to protest an army service bill that would require many of them to serve in the military.

Local media called the protest “a million man march” and put a number of participants between 250,000 to 400,000 people, while organizers said nearly 500,000 Haredi – ultra-Orthodox men as they are called in Israel – attended the rally.

The police could not give an exact number, but spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said that undoubtedly hundreds of thousands men, women and children were present.

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