Ilene, for a lot of reasons, such cars are problematic. Yet, yet, yet...more than 100,000 Jerusalemites, east Jerusalemites, and presumably Israelis from the rest of the country stood patiently and politely to watch the zooming internal combustion machines. The crowd was as diverse as Jerusalem - religious / secular, Arab, Anglo, etc. - all enjoying something together and putting a different face forward to the world. Noisy? Yes. Polluting? Not more than our power plants. Disruptive? For a few hours, perhaps. Fun? Yup. Different? Yup. All-in-all good? Yup.
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