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Old 18 October 2017, 10:11 PM
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Israel Female Israeli soldier uses ninja moves on angry crowd of ultra-Orthodox protesters

Ultra-Orthodox Jews protesting the military draft is nothing new in Israel, but a young woman using karate chops and kung-fu kicks to push back a crowd of angry young men might just be a first.

The video of Golan fending off a group of men as they cursed at her, calling her a “shiksa” (a non-Jewish woman) and a whore and spitting at her, has caught the attention of both secular and ultra-Orthodox or Haredi media in Israel.
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Old 18 October 2017, 10:40 PM
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Good for her.
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Old 18 October 2017, 11:24 PM
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Agreed. Whether you sympathize with the cause of the protesters or not, they had no call to treat her like that. (I think she showed considerable restraint, actually.)
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Old 19 October 2017, 12:30 AM
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This is frequent. I mean, it is a continual event. When I was there we'd get warnings about parts of the country/city we should avoid to avoid these ultra-Orthodox protests. At the Canadian "barracks" in Jerusalem, they have even thrown rocks at our vehicles while we are driving. I am not shocked at all about the level of violence. However, this is the first time a woman has been seen putting 30 men in their places.

Well done to her.
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