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      Archive: 8/8/2011

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        8/8/2011, Av 8, 5771

      High Court Rejects Eshkol Petition for Iron Dome

      The Supreme Court rejected, on Monday, the Eshkol Regional Council's petition to require the state to deploy the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system or reinforce apartments in the region's communities.

      A panel, headed by Court President Dorit Beinisch, ruled that balancing all the relevant considerations - changing security realities, operational factors, budgetary considerations and social equality, the government's decision was reasonable.