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JERUSALEM (RNS) Orthodox Jews do not drive on the Sabbath or holidays, so it would have been impossible for them to arrive at the venue on time.


  1. The Stones should start the concert without them!
    Their first set could be their most blasphemous stuff:

    “Sympathy for the Devil”
    “Dancing with Mr. D (the devil)”
    “You’ll Never Make a Saint of Me!”

    Then once the devout Jews start trickling in:

    “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”

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