01 Jan '12, 11am

Holocaust garb causes outrage in Israel faith row

Holocaust garb causes outrage in Israel faith row

A group of ultra-Orthodox Jews wearing prison uniforms from the Holocaust and yellow Stars of David with 'Jude' written on them sit in a truck with bars during a demonstration in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood, on Dec 31, 2011 to protest against what they call the 'media campaign of incitement' being waged against their community , especially as it refers to the separation of men and women in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish society. -- PHOTO: AFP JERUSALEM (REUTERS) - Ultra-Orthodox Jewish demonstrators caused outrage on Sunday by dressing children as Holocaust victims to protest against what they see as persecution of devout Jews seeking gender separation in Israel. A boy wearing a cloth cap and the sidecurls of an Orthodox Jew was the centrepiece of the Jerusalem protest late on Saturday. His hands were raised in surrender and a yellow Star of David inscribed with 'Jude'...

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