Ultra-Orthodox Extremists Assault Woman for Sitting at Front of Jerusalem Bus

When the woman declined to move, a group of 20 men began verbally berating her, and when she still refused to leave her seat they began physically assaulting her and prevented her from calling the police

Samuel Sokol is a freelance journalist based in Jerusalem. He was previously a correspondent at the Jerusalem Post and has reported for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the Israel Broadcasting Authority and the Times of Israel. He is the author of Putin’s Hybrid War and the Jews.
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Samuel Sokol is a freelance journalist based in Jerusalem. He was previously a correspondent at the Jerusalem Post and has reported for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the Israel Broadcasting Authority and the Times of Israel. He is the author of Putin’s Hybrid War and the Jews.
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A group of ultra-Orthodox extremists verbally and physically assaulted on Sunday a woman for sitting at the front of a public bus in Jerusalem, in an attempt to enforce a modesty code embraced by some members of the Haredi community.

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