Haredi Group Fights Ashkelon Construction to Save Graves

The multimillion-dollar complex will include the new city hall, an auditorium for the performing arts and a central plaza, as well as a high-rise office building, a 8,000-square-meter commercial center and 200 apartments.

An ultra-Orthodox organization is demanding an immediate halt to work on a combined public, commercial and residential project in Ashkelon, saying that...