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  אב 30, 5771 , 30/08/11

Show of Strength in Migron Tuesday Afternoon

Thousands are expected at a gathering to mark the end of summer and protest the Supreme-Court ordered demolition of three buildings in Migron is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon in the Binyamin-region community. The slogan for the event is, "We continue to struggle for Migron." Chairman Itzik Shadmi of the Binyamin Residents' Council said, Monday, that the event is intended to send two messages: "First, life goes on as usual and second, but no less important: the thousands of people in attendance are just a few of the many who will come to protest against the most evil and stupid destruction."

It will start at 4:00 p.m. with family activities, followed at 6:00 by a one-hour performance by the Madregot band, before remarks by Knesset members, local leaders, rabbis and other public figures.

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