Religious Jews Scuffle with Police, Bystanders in Protest over Sabbath Bus Service
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Religious Jews Scuffle with Police, Bystanders in Protest over Sabbath Bus Service

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Nearly 1.000 religious Jews of Herzliya. the sea resort north of here, threw stones and scuffled yesterday with the police and bystanders in protest against Sabbath bus service to the seashore. Although the municipal transportation authorities stationed their buses at various points instead of at the main terminal in an attempt to foil the impending demonstration, the protesters located the vehicles, stoned them and blocked them by lying in the streets. There were clashes between the demonstrators, the police and weekend vacationers. The demonstration, led by several rabbis, was supposed to have been peaceful. The police, hoping to avoid making Sabbath arrests, asked nine of the demonstrators to appear in court today.

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