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    • 01.06.11 | 13:15 (IDT)

    Any Israeli who is exempted from military service has the option of doing in its stead national service, so the comparison is disingenuous. It is also hypocritical for the same people who see the Hareidi exemption has unjust and support the near total exclusion of Hareidim from the civil service done by a legal manauever by Yossie Lapid to suddenly remember the Haredim in the case of this law.

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    First published 02:25 01.06.11 | Last updated 02:25 01.06.11
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