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Orthodox Vow Boycott if Haifa Subway Operates on Sabbath

Orthodox Jews here, about 1,000 of whom attended a protest mass meeting last night, have decided to boycott the new Haifa subway if its trains should run on the Sabbath. The subway, due to open in the next few weeks, will connect the city’s port district along the low-lying waterfront, with the business and residential sectors on Mt. Carmel.

The Orthodox meeting voted to boycott the new underground railway for a week unless its trains remained in the barns on the Sabbath.