Skip to comments.49 Haredim Arrested in J'lem for Purim Riots
Posted on 03/15/2006 5:36:18 PM PST by Cecily
Like every year, the Purim holiday in Jerusalem kept the citys police force busy with some haredim, unable to hold their drink, engaging in disturbances.
Police on Wednesday night arrested 21 ultra-Orthodox men suspected of throwing stones and firing firecrackers at police officers.
A policeman lightly injured from stones was treated at Shabbat Square in the city, where dozens of haredim tried to attack two Arab taxi drivers.
Policemen who evacuated the Arab drivers came under a barrage of stones and firecrackers.
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Isn't Purim the holiday where you've got to get so drunk you don't know right from wrong?
oh boy...guess I should have searched google images for "redneck yarmulke!"
No, G-d forbid! A Jew should never do that and has no excuses if (s)he does (but we all do sin). You are supposed to be so drunk that you no longer can tell the hero in the story from the villain.
I thought that holiday was coming up this Friday.
Great history - naked women, espionage, and in the end, with G-ds help, we avoided extermination, and we killed thousands of our enemies!
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