Police: Jerusalem roads reopened after ultra-Orthodox protest, 30 arrested

Thirty ultra-Orthodox demonstrators were arrested at a protest in Jerusalem today against the conscription of seminary students to the military.

Police say that all the demonstrators left the busy intersection at Jaffa and Sarei Yisrael streets, where they blocked traffic and the capital’s light rail during rush hour.

Police use a water canon against ultra-Orthodox Jews protesting in Jerusalem against the arrest of a draft-doger on March 7, 2019. (Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90)

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