Organizers of mass Jerusalem funerals summoned for police questioning — TV

Channel 12 reports that police have summoned the organizers of two mass funerals of ultra-Orthodox rabbis in Jerusalem for questioning.

It’s unclear who organized the burials and whether family members are to be interrogated.

The funerals of Rabbi Meshulam David Soleveitchik and Rabbi Yitzchok Scheiner on Sunday drew thousands of mourners, in violation of the lockdown rules.

Thousands of ultra-Orthodox men attend the funeral of Rabbi Yitzchok Sheiner, who died from COVID-19, in Jerusalem, January 31, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
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