May 30, 2014

Rolling Stones’ first Israeli concert delayed to accommodate religious fans

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The Rolling Stones: Left to right, Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood, Keith Richards, and Charlie Watts at the press conference for "Shine a Light" at the New York Palace Hotel in New York on March 30, 2008.

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The Rolling Stones: Left to right, Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood, Keith Richards, and Charlie Watts at the press conference for "Shine a Light" at the New York Palace Hotel in New York on March 30, 2008.

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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.