Mea She’arim shop accedes to vandalist demands

01.12.2011                      05.Kislev. 5772

Ultra-Orthodoxe Gewalt:

Mea She’arim shop accedes to vandalist demands

Manny’s suffered NIS 250,000 in property damage after refusing to adhere to ‘modesty standards’.

After 20 months of attacks and a quarter million shekels in damage, a religious bookstore in the ultra-Orthodox Mea She’arim neighborhood of Jerusalem decided on Monday to accede to the demands of extremists responsible for the violence.
Under the terms of the compromise, Ohr Hachaim/Manny’s put up a large sign requesting that all customers dress modestly. A mashgiach, who checks the store’s inventory to make sure there are no controversial books, will go over the books in the coming week and require that some books be removed from the shelves, though they will not be permitted to remove any English books, said Marlene Samuels, one of the store’s managers….