Pictures of the Week: February 28 – March 7

Ultra Orthodox Jews Protest Against Militery Draft In Jerusalem
Omer Messinger—NurPhoto
Mar. 2, 2014. A massive crowd of Ultra Orthodox Jews gathered in Jerusalem to pray and protest against a consolidating bill that will order the enlistment of members of its community to the Israel Defense Forces.

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