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  5/18/2014, Iyar 18, 5774

Activist: 'United' Bonfires Bring Understanding, Cleaner Air

With kids having Monday off for Lag Ba'omer, most of the “local” bonfires in communities around Israel are set to take place Sunday night – and Uri Weil of the “Ohr Torah Stone” organization has a suggestion: In order to increase positive relations among groups, and to lessen air pollution, groups of adults and kids in communities should join together in a single, big bonfire, instead of conducting small, individual ones.