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  Av 15, 5770 , 26/07/10

Rabbi Shapira: Jewish Law Is Grounds for Arrest

Rabbi Yitzhak Shapira of Yitzhar was released on bail after he was questioned by police Monday afternoon.

He responded to the event by saying, "It seems books on Halacha (Jewish law) are grounds for arrest. The state does not know how to appreciate the Torah."

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