Jews converge on Hebron

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Jews protesting at a planned troop redeployment flocked to Hebron after a phone call by Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister, to Yasser Arafat failed to break the deadlock in talks on its future. Ultra-Orthodox Jews marched to the Tomb of the Patriarchs, sacred to Muslims and Jews. A seminarian said: "The people feel that this may be the last time they can visit Hebron."

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