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Bonfires in the Street in Lag Ba’Omer Protest
Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/5/12

Posted on 05/09/2012 3:00:03 PM PDT by Eleutheria5

Lag Ba’Omer celebrations overlapped with political protest in northern Samaria on Wednesday night. Residents of the Israeli town of Avnei Hefetz and neighboring towns lit their traditional Lag Ba’Omer bonfires in the middle of the street this year in protest of discriminatory policies regarding travel in the region.

The main road to Avnei Hefetz has been opened to Palestinian Authority traffic, as have many other roads that for years were Israeli-only due to terror concerns. However, PA-only roads have not been opened to Israelis. “If the security situation is so good, why don’t they open roads for Jews?” one resident asked.

They called on the IDF to open a new road near Avnei Hefetz to Israelis, instead of forcing them to use the only other road – a poorly repaired road open to PA...

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bonfires; lagbomer; protest; samaria
What? And give up apartheid?
1 posted on 05/09/2012 3:00:06 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

let them move to New York...

2 posted on 05/09/2012 3:07:03 PM PDT by brivette
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To: brivette

Sure. They’re good at running news stands there. We all need more news stands, don’t we?

3 posted on 05/09/2012 3:35:23 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume

If you’d like to be on or off, please FR mail me.


4 posted on 05/09/2012 4:29:46 PM PDT by SJackson (As a black man, you know, Barack could get shot going to the gas station, M Obama)
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