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May 21, 2001
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Fervently Orthodox demonstrators held Shabbat prayer services in the parking lot of a McDonald’s restaurant in the Israeli city of Beit Shemesh to protest its decision to open on the Sabbath. The restaurant management maintains that keeping the fast-food store open on Shabbat does not interfere with the religious community and is intended to serve people driving on main roads in the area.

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