In the dining room of the yeshiva «of Ponevezh» in Bnei Brak was a mass brawl broke out between two groups of students. During the brawl, someone of the students had used tear gas.
Police, called to the yeshiva, and detained eight students. Four men were taken to hospital with minor injuries.
Yeshiva «of Ponevezh» is a prestigious educational institution for young ultra-Orthodox, adhere to the «Lithuanian» direction in Judaism. Its founder was Yosef Shlomo-Kaharman. In 1969, as managing took his son, Rabbi Avraham Kahaneman.
During the life of Abraham Kagemane between his spiritual heirs , the son of Eliezer Kagemana and son-in-law Rabbi Shlomo Markovich began the struggle for the post of Director. Since 1999, under the roof of «Panavia» almost are two of the yeshiva. Each of coming to school the boys have to choose which of the camps he will join.
The biggest conflict between the two groups of students occurred in January 2015, which led to the arrest of 30 students.
Clashes between the two camps are renewable annually in the month of Elul, the last month of the Jewish calendar, when students start to divide the vacant space in a student dormitory.
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