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July 13, 1998
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Fervently Orthodox demonstrators in Israel stoned the car of a leading rabbi, Yosef Shalom Eliashiv, who had ruled that it was permissible to move Jewish graves to make way for a new highway. The demonstrators, who also hurled stones at a yeshiva where Eliashiv was teaching at the time, accused him of showing disrespect for the dead.

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