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August 12, 1980
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Several dozen Orthodox residents of Jerusalem gathered Saturday night in downtown Jerusalem protesting against the introduction of daylight savings time — although there was almost no public desecration of the Sabbath. The Orthodox feared that due to the fact that the Sabbath now ended later the operation of the first show in the local cinemas (which begins at 7 p.m., when there is still light outside) would cause a mass desecration of the Sabbath. But cinema owners cancelled the first show for this very reason.

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