Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men study inside a synagogue in Bnei Brak, Israel. Photo: AFP Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men study inside a synagogue in Bnei Brak, Israel. Photo: AFP
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men study inside a synagogue in Bnei Brak, Israel. Photo: AFP

Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack Israeli police, trigger riot over coronavirus lockdown

  • At least six people were arrested in Bnei Brak after a police vehicle was pelted with stones
  • Tensions have run high between police and the ultra-Orthodox community throughout the pandemic as many have defied curbs to hold religious meetings

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men study inside a synagogue in Bnei Brak, Israel. Photo: AFP Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men study inside a synagogue in Bnei Brak, Israel. Photo: AFP
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men study inside a synagogue in Bnei Brak, Israel. Photo: AFP
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