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July 14, 1996 | From Associated Press
Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled garbage and stones Saturday at a convoy of cars driving down a Jerusalem street that has become a symbol of the increasingly bitter battle between religious and secular Israelis. It was the second day of stone-throwing protests by Jews outraged by a court action Friday that blocked a government order to close Bar Ilan Street for the Jewish Sabbath.
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July 14, 1996 | From Associated Press
Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled garbage and stones Saturday at a convoy of cars driving down a Jerusalem street that has become a symbol of the increasingly bitter battle between religious and secular Israelis. It was the second day of stone-throwing protests by Jews outraged by a court action Friday that blocked a government order to close Bar Ilan Street for the Jewish Sabbath.
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May 25, 1996 | From Associated Press
Ultra-Orthodox Jews returning from prayers for the Shavuot holiday rioted in Arab areas of the city on Friday, smashing cars and overturning stands. In keeping with the holiday's tradition, thousands of Jews worshiped all night Thursday at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest shrine. When the prayer sessions ended on Friday morning, several hundred worshipers turned on Arab residents of Jerusalem's walled Old City, smashing several cars and overturning produce stalls.
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May 25, 1996 | From Associated Press
Ultra-Orthodox Jews returning from prayers for the Shavuot holiday rioted in Arab areas of the city on Friday, smashing cars and overturning stands. In keeping with the holiday's tradition, thousands of Jews worshiped all night Thursday at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest shrine. When the prayer sessions ended on Friday morning, several hundred worshipers turned on Arab residents of Jerusalem's walled Old City, smashing several cars and overturning produce stalls.
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March 30, 1990 | From Associated Press
Thousands of Palestinians and Israeli Arabs held rallies and protest marches today to mark the 14th anniversary of "Land Day," when bloody riots broke out over Israeli confiscation of Arab land. A general strike closed shops and schools throughout the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, in Arab East Jerusalem, and in Arab villages in Israel.
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December 8, 1990 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After six weeks of consultation and a day of hectic negotiations, members of the U.N. Security Council postponed until today final action on a resolution to consider calling "at an appropriate time" an international peace conference on the Middle East to deal with the problems of Palestinians in territories occupied by Israel. Twice on Friday, a scheduled Security Council meeting was put off as the United States and representatives of nonaligned nations on the council sought a compromise.
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August 13, 1990 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Persian Gulf crisis has strengthened the hand of the right-wing administration of Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir and the hawks at the expense of Israeli doves, government sources said Sunday. "Generally speaking," said a high government official, "the political right is gaining much more from the events of the past 10 days than the left.
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December 25, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The sight of an Israeli mob beating up an Arab bus passenger during last month's violent funeral of slain far-right Rabbi Meir Kahane was shock enough. Equally jolting was the sight of onlookers who were not members of Kahane's anti-Arab movement cheering on the attackers. But perhaps just as surprising was the Machiavellian reaction of some Bethlehem activists in the intifada , or Palestinian uprising, as they reflected on the cycle of communal violence between Arabs and Jews.
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