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        4/22/2013, Iyar 12, 5773

      Lights Out at 8:00 PM for Earth Day


      Israel is joining other countries in observing Earth Day, Monday, to promote environmental awareness.

      Israelis are being asked to turn out the lights in their homes for an hour starting at 8:00 p.m. as part of Earth Hour. At that hour, Jerusalem will turn off the lights on the walls of the Old City, Haifa will turn off the lights of the Bahai Gardens and Tel Aviv will turn off the lights of the municipality.