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Because of a conflict between the factions: Severe clashes between Gur followers in Jerusalem - Walla! news

2022-05-21T19:16:08.052Z

Police rushed large forces to Bar Ilan Street in the city to restore order. The clashes began yesterday in Jerusalem, Bnei Brak and Ashdod. A policeman and several followers were slightly injured. The conflict erupted against the backdrop of the split in Hasidism and the ongoing conflict between the factions since



Because of a conflict between the factions: Severe clashes between Gur followers in Jerusalem

Police rushed large forces to Bar Ilan Street in the city to restore order.

The clashes began yesterday in Jerusalem, Bnei Brak and Ashdod.

A policeman and several followers were slightly injured.

The conflict erupted against the backdrop of the split in Hasidism and the ongoing conflict between the factions since

Shlomi Heller

21/05/2022

Saturday, 21 May 2022, 21:39 Updated: 22:11

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Clashes broke out this evening (Saturday) between Gur followers on Bar Ilan Street in Jerusalem.

Police have flowed large forces to restore arrangement, using means of dispersing demonstrations.

Clashes, which also took place in other cities where Gur followers live over the weekend, erupted amid an ongoing conflict between two factions in Hasidism, which began with a split in Hasidism, in the early 1990s.



Last night, serious riots were reported in Jerusalem, Ashdod and Bnei Brak.

In clashes in Jerusalem, a policeman was lightly injured by a stone.

Police also reported some minor casualties among Hasidim.

The riots resumed this morning, and tonight culminated in Jerusalem.

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Huge brawl in Jerusalem: Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox clash following internal strife in Gur Hasidism

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Yesterday, a car belonging to a stork member was vandalized in Ashdod.

Police have opened an investigation.

The violent struggle has developed in recent years following the uprising in Gur storks, one of the largest and most powerful storks in the world.

The revolt led by Rabbi Shaul Alter, a cousin of the Admor Rabbi Yaakov Aryeh Alter, officially began a few years ago, when he demonstratively retired from the Central Hassidism, established a courtyard and institutions, and hundreds of families gathered around him



. Eliminate the children of the rebels from educational institutions, prohibit participation in their events and sever family ties with them.

The struggle even escalated into violent strife on the part of Rabbi Yaakov Aryeh Alter's followers against the rebels and their rabbis.

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