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Israeli court allows protesters to picket Palestinian-Jewish wedding | World news | The Guardian


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Israeli Government-funded hate organisation targets Islamic wedding

Lehava, which campaigns under the slogan of “saving the daughters of Israel”, and receives up to $175,000 per year from the Israeli state, over half of its operational budget, urged protesters to bring loudspeakers and horns to the wedding of Mahmoud Mansour and Moral Malka.

The Palestinian man and his Jewish bride-to-be are facing hostile protests in the Israeli town of Rishon Letzion after Israel‘s high court refused their application to ban demonstrations outside their wedding reception.

Mahmoud Mansour, 26, a Palestinian from Jaffa, has had to hire dozens of security guards after an anti-Arab group, Lehava, published details of his wedding reception online and called for Israelis to come and picket the wedding hall.

The group, which campaigns against assimilation between Jews and Arabs in Israel, is angry that Mansour’s bride-to-be, Moral Malka, 23, is Jewish, although local media reported…

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