Jaffa brothers indicted for assaulting rabbi, but not charged with racist motive

An indictment is filed against two brothers from Jaffa suspected of assaulting a rabbi in in the mixed Jewish-Arab district of Tel Aviv.

The indictment accuses the two of assaulting and threatening Rabbi Eliyahu Mali, who runs a yeshiva in Jaffa, but does not include a clause attributing a racist motive to the suspects. The assault triggered clashes in the area between Arabs and religious Jews.

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