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June 28, 2006
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* An Israeli lawmaker came out against a Depeche Mode concert scheduled for Tisha B’Av. Nissan Slomiansky of the National Union-National Religious Party bloc said Tuesday that the British pop band’s planned appearance at Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Party on Aug. 3, a mourning and fast day, violates a status quo on public observance of Jewish festivals.

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