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January 12, 2005
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Thousands of protestors prayed against the Israeli disengagement plan in Jerusalem. Protesters, including rabbis, held a two-hour “pray-in” outside government buildings Monday, Ha’aretz reported. Meanwhile, a settlers’ sit-down strike near the Knesset entered its seventh day Monday. The protests show a new grass-roots strategy by protesters, who have exhausted political means of stopping withdrawal, according to Ha’aretz.

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