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        1/22/2012, Tevet 27, 5772

      Ministers Endorse Expanded IDF Orphans Benefits


      The Ministerial Committee on Legislation approved, Sunday, a bill to expand the application of an amendment to the law for compensating orphans of those who serve in the Israel Defense Forces. The measure offers to give those who have lost a parent in service their full rights under the law, including monthly allowances and a one-time grant, which now stands at about 350 000 shekels.

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