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March 9, 1981
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Israel Defense Force soldiers evacuated a group of Kiryat Arba residents from the Tomb of the Patriarchs last Friday. The group had come to pray at the Tomb despite a ban on Friday prayers for Jews. Friday is the Moslem Sabbath and the day is reserved for them. The evacuation led to a scuffle between the soldiers and settlers, but no one was hurt.

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