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July 27, 2005
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The Orthodox Union expressed concern about reports that Israeli authorities are singling out the Orthodox in their efforts to prevent withdrawal protesters from reaching the Gaza Strip. “Recent reports and eyewitness accounts have described security forces stopping, questioning and in some instances detaining persons traveling in both public and private vehicles solely because those persons wore kippot,” the Orthodox Union wrote last Friday to Israel’s ambassador to Washington, Daniel Ayalon.

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