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  2/17/2013, Adar 7, 5773

Remand Extended Until Tuesday in Meah She'arim Shooting


A court in Jerusalem extended by two days, Sunday, the remand of a member of the Breslaver hasidic community, about 30 years of age, who was arrested, Thursday evening, on suspicion of shooting at the apartment door in the hareidi-religious Meah She'arim neighborhood of the capital.

According to various reports, the shooting stemmed from a conflict about issues of family modesty between two factions in the Shuvu Banim wing of Breslov. It is suspected that the newly-observant suspect, who had been beaten by one of the factions, went to the home of the father of the one who had delivered the blows and knocked on the door with the aim to meet the attacker's family. When there was no answer, he fired a volley of shots at the door and fled just before police arrived.

According to various reports, this is a conflict between two factions in return Boys of Breslov, a conflict that has developed due to issues of modesty in one family of one of the factions.
It is suspected that last Thursday went bless 'penitent' was beaten by one of the factions, the home of Father blow and knocked on the door to meet the attacker. When it went unanswered fired a volley of shots at the door and escaped just before police arrived.