Settler leaders called on Israelis to slow down traffic for 15 minutes to encourage the government to reconsider the upcoming Gaza Strip withdrawal. The Yesha settler council called Wednesday for demonstrations along major highways at 6 p.m. on June 27. The council called on motorists to stop and for businesses to suspend their work “to demand that the government think again and stop the disengagement plan.”
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