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      Archive: 12/19/2011

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        12/19/2011, Kislev 23, 5772

      C'tee OKs More Maternity Leave for Hospitalized Babies

      The Knesset Labor, Welfare and Health Committee approved, Monday morning, a bill that would give two weeks additional paid maternity leave to a mother whose newborn baby requires four-to-six-weeks hospitalization.

      The bill now goes to the full Knesset for its first reading.