Court permits blowing shofar at Eastern Wall

Published date03 October 2022
Publication titleIsrael National News (Israel)
Judge Shaked ordered Brosh's release and that the police provide him with NIS 2,000 in compensation

In the decision, the judge stated that there is no offense in blowing the shofar at the Eastern Wall. MK Simcha Rothman (Religious Zionism party) was present at the hearing to support Brosh and even spoke before the judge.

This is the fourth hearing in the case of Brosh, who recently came several times to the vicinity of the Eastern Gate to blow a shofar and was arrested on the spot. Time after time, the police tried to remove him, but the magistrate's and district courts rejected the various requests of the police and stated multiple times state that there is no prohibition on blowing the shofar in the vicinity of the Eastern Wall.

Yesterday, Brosh arrived in the vicinity of the Western Wall, accompanied by MK Simcha Rothman, where Brosh tried to blow the shofar but was arrested. The judge made it clear to the police that he does not see any suspicion of a crime that Brosh may have committed, while noting that no...

To continue reading

Request your trial

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT