4 arrested for blocking highway during protest against Haredi enlistment

Ultra-Orthodox Jews block a highway during a protest against conscripting Haredi yeshiva students to the IDF, in Bnei Brak on June 20, 2024. (Jack Guez/AFP)
Ultra-Orthodox Jews block a highway during a protest against conscripting Haredi yeshiva students to the IDF, in Bnei Brak on June 20, 2024. (Jack Guez/AFP)

Police say they arrested four people on suspicion of rioting during a protest against military conscription that ultra-Orthodox extremists held on Route 4.

Police say the highway has been reopened to traffic after the demonstrators blocked a junction near Bnei Brak.

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