Broiges of the week: Yakov Litzman v Meir Porush

November 20, 2008
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Strictly orthodox MK Yakov Litzman is in trouble with the supporters of defeated strictly Orthodox mayoral candidate Meir Porush.

Litzman angered Porush and his supporters by backing a secular candidate, Nir Barkat, for mayor of Jerusalem - an election in which Barkat subsequently triumphed.

Porush's suporters were so angered by this betrayal that they physically assaulted Litzman at a family celebration last Saturday.

    Last updated: 2:51pm, September 22 2009