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    • The Teacher/Instruct
    • 27.04.13 | 12:43 (IDT)

    Nothing positive will come out of this mammoth movement. At the inception of the State Ben Gurion allowed some four-hundred religious boys exemption from army service,on the understanding that they were to study Torah 'Day & Night' But see what the reality is today; Tens of thousands of boys eligible for army service are skirting their duty to serve their country. Only a small core of very talented Yeshiva students need to be exempted from army service. All the rest to boost the work force in different capacities. But no more dole-outs !

    from the article: Yair Lapid tells ultra-Orthodox lawmakers: You don't own Israel
    First published 21:38 22.04.13 | Last updated 21:38 22.04.13
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