At the intersection of Maley Israel and Saray Israel in the evening of 22 December was held a demonstration of thousands of representatives of the ultra-Orthodox community against the amendments to the law on conscription, which were adopted last month.
The protesters also expressed dissatisfaction with those religious youth who was drafted into the army contrary to the recommendations of the rabbis. The demonstrators were carrying dolls, dressed in army uniform with signs «hardak» (short for «haredim Kalei Daat» — «frivolous Haredi». The resulting reduction in its sound resembles the word «Haakim» – insects — approx.ed.).
The website «Baie Hadrei Haredim» indicates that the participants lit candles in memory of the 260 men, pristavkina into the army last month.
According to the Walla News website that several dozens of haredim attacked the car in which sat three girls-police. Police used tear gas, then drove away from the area. According to this publication, it was the only case of violations of public order during the demonstration.