Yitzhar Event To Support Albert Family
The community of Yitzhar in the Shomron (Samaria) will hold a mass happening on Monday during the intermediate days of Sukkot to give support to the Albert family.
The event will start in the morning with free activities for children, while others are asked to help the Albert family with the wine-grape harvest. The family's vineyard has taken a hit from the administrative order distancing Boaz from his livelihood during one of the busiest seasons for harvesting.
Many have shown their support for the family after a public outcry over Boaz's violent arrest. Among those who have visited Albert were rabbis and members of Knesset, including Rabbi Dov Lior, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu and Likud MK Moshe Feiglin, who support the decision of Boaz to stay at home in a show of "passive resistance."
There will be public figures and rabbis speaking at the event in Yitzhar, and an open sukkah featuring wine tasting stations. Other activities include tours of the local area and performances by Israeli singers Yirmiya, Sinai Tur and other artists.