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Jerusalem - Rugby Team Denied Funding For Playing on Shabbat

Apr 01, 2011 at 12:57 PM

Jerusalem - A committee responsible for appropriations in the Jerusalem municipality has decided not to fund the local rugby team after religious city council members discovered the team plays on Shabbat. Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat announced that he would have the committee's funding decisions overturned by the city council. The rugby team, which has been in existence for the past 30 years but...

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