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        2/20/2012, Shevat 27, 5772

      Hevron Hits Gov for Flooding at Cave of the Patriarchs

      The Jewish community of Hevron criticized the government, Monday, for not responding to its repeated requests to deal with flooding at the Me'arat Hamachpelah Cave of the Patriarchs. For the third time in a month, worshippers were forced to flee the central courtyard of the Me'arah, Friday evening, because of serious flooding from a rainwater leak around the main fuse box of the site, putting the focus on the possibility of electrocution.

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