Home / Tag Archives: ultra-Orthodox Jews thronged to the Galilee tomb

Tag Archives: ultra-Orthodox Jews thronged to the Galilee tomb

Holy stampede leaves 44 dead in Israel, nation grieves

At least 44 people were crushed to death at an overcrowded religious bonfire festival in Israel on Friday, medics have said, in what prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as a “heavy disaster”. The crush occurred as tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews thronged to the Galilee tomb of second-century sage …

Read More »