Skip to comments.'Modesty Patrol lynched me'
Posted on 02/29/2012 9:26:49 AM PST by Fyvush
A 70-year-old ultra-Orthodox woman found herself the target of a brutal religious hate crime on Monday night, when four thugs broke into her home and beat her up before leaving her handcuffed and bleeding.
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Better watch out, they may be taken for Muslims.
Heaven protect us all from the "true believers" of every persuasion!
I don’t believe this for a minute.
YNet is ths same “news” source that reported some sort of exorcism of a dog in a synagogue in Jerusalem that, of course, turned out to have been an utter lie.
If this were a real story it would not be only on YNet. It would be in all news media all over Israel.
I know you’re a newbie but you might want to post a bit more than one line of the story lest folks think you’re shilling for the site.
Isn’t “YNet” a mistake? I assumed the correct spelling was “YNut”. But, I am neither an Israeli nor likely to go the ‘aliah’ route, so what would I know?
watch your step when in the Mea Sharim or when
driving in certain residential areas in J’lem or Haifa
the natives can and do throw stones.
Some elements of the ultra-Orthodox have a surprising amount in common with Islamists, except of course for that whole bit of being permanently at war with the rest of the world.
If you don’t believe SOME ultra-Orthodox Jewish groups in Israel like the haredi actually do commit violence for religious reasons...you’re living in a dreamworld.
The WORST rage of all is against Messianic Jews (Jews who believe Jesus is the Messiah). It seems there was a certain rage 2000 years ago too in Jerusalem by some very religious people—that resulted in the Romans crucifying a certain Jew.
Religious fanaticism is a dangerous thing amidst ALL peoples, even Jews.
Folks would be right.
03/16/2009 17:31These are some serious whackjobs
A 29-year-old Israeli man connected with Jerusalem's haredi "modesty squad" has been sentenced to four years in prison for the brutal gang assault of a woman in her apartment last year. Due to a lack of evidence, however, the group's supposed ringleader and other alleged cell members were never charged in the case, the Justice Ministry said Monday. The modesty patrol, an all-male vigilante group which has been active in the city's Mea She'arim and Geula neighborhoods, has been linked to numerous acts of violence over the years in their attempts to ensure the city's haredi residents conduct themselves in accordance with the conventions of their ultra-observant lifestyle. Elhanan Buzaglo was the only suspect to be indicted for the June 2008 attack on a divorced woman who had previously led a haredi lifestyle. The woman's name has not been made public because of concern over her safety. The woman was assaulted in her home in the city's Ma'alot Dafna neighborhood by a group of five men armed with a bat and tear gas. "The defendant and the others shoved the complainant, dropped her to the floor, beat her, slammed her head against the floor and kicked [her] all over her body," the indictment recounts. "The defendant or one of the others sat on her head in a bid to prevent her from seeing what was going on and to prevent her from resisting," the charge sheet continued. Before the men left, they reportedly told the woman she must leave her apartment in the predominantly haredi neighborhood, or that night's attack would "only be the beginning," and that if she remained she would be murdered.
The problem with that story, in my view, is that there is no real information - no names are mentioned, even the police official is anonymous. So it is difficult to assess the truth.