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News Brief

May 20, 2003
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Israeli security and rescue forces were on high alert over Lag B’Omer, which falls on Tuesday. Some 3,000 police and volunteers were stationed around Mount Meron, in northern Israel, where the main celebrations were to be held at the tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar-Yochai.

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