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Do not enter a bar on your horse

In the United States, the legal system abounds with such remnants from America’s Wild West days. Two centuries later, the Knesset has passed a similar law, which bans driving on beaches.

Absurdly, the law’s author cited ecological reasons for it: somehow, cars damage the sand. The law is utterly unenforceable given the length of Israel’s deserted beaches. And there is no legal cure for the cowboy mentality.

Old car on a beach

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