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East Jerusalem man arrested, suspected of slapping ultra-Orthodox boys on train

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Police overnight Thursday-Friday arrested a suspect from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina who is suspected of filming himself slapping two ultra-Orthodox teenage boys on a train.

The video, posted on TikTok, showed the suspect knocking the glasses over one of the boys and slapping the other in an apparently unprovoked assault on the Jerusalem light rail.

A caption above the video in Arabic read: “You will continue to delete and I will continue to upload. It’s either the Palestinian people, or you.”

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Police said the suspect, 21, will be brought before Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court on Friday to extend his remand.........

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