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    • Marc Schulman
    • 05.02.12 | 14:35 (IST)

    This is the best possible investment of public money. The Return on Investment would be tremendous. Just think how much a average working person returns in taxes not to mention in economic activity. If this makes it easier for a substantial number of Haredim to join Israeli society it is the best thing that could happen and would pay for itself in short order

    from the article: Israeli bill aims to grant financial aid to Haredi youths leaving religious world
    First published 10:07 05.02.12 | Last updated 10:07 05.02.12
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