Thursday, July 9, 2009

Prayers against the Parking Lot


The Edah HaCharedit had called for a common prayer service (Tehillim - Psalms and Selichot) in order to "keep" the Holiness of Jerusalem. As the Karta parking lot is also due to open it's gates this Shabbat, 4000 Haredim were praying at the Shivtei Israel / Mea Shearim Street juntion yesterday afternoon.

The Israeli daily "Israel HaYom" gave the number of 4000 Haredim and added that mostly children were gathering in the streets. The whole gathering rather looks like a Toldot Aharon One - Man - Show !

The Edah call for the meeting yesterday afternoon.

On the picture below you can see a group of children wearing sackcloth as a sign of mourning (for Jerusalem). The sign on the back of the sackcloths says: "Rescue Jerusalem".

And where were the women: On the Toldot Aharon balconies !

The Rabbis of the Edah HaCharedit

All pictures can be viewed here: