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Code of Behavior Promulgated for Holy Places in Jerusalem, Haifa, Tiberias

A code of behavior for Jewish Holy Places, applying to Jerusalem, Haifa and Tiberias, has been promulgated by Religious Affairs Minister Zerach Warhaftig. Prohibitions in such places apply to slaughter of animals and fowl, eating, drinking and smoking. Refreshment stands are barred and desecration of the Sabbath and Jewish holidays is outlawed. Dress must be “in accordance with the sanctity of the place.” Custodians appointed by the Ministry are empowered to rule on improper behavior and have the authority to bar or expel any person failing to comply with the regulations, the Ministry said.