Protests in Jerusalem

More from YNet on the Haredi protests against the gay pride parade set for November 10 in Jerusalem. Protesters have accused police of excessive violence and the photos are harrowing. Note the men in the second picture dressed in sackcloth, an ancient, traditional Jewish mourning custom.

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