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  Tevet 29, 5772 , 24/01/12

“Civil Service Generating Revolution with Hareidim”

Director of the Civil and National Service Administration, Sar-Shalom Gerbi appeared before the Knesset Security and Foreign Affairs Committee Monday and reported that Hareidi Civil Service has gone up from 22 volunteers in 2008 to 3,514 volunteers in 2011. 78% of the volunteers have declared that they will either resume Torah study of look for a job after their term of service. According to the Tal Law, Hareidim can pause their Torah study for IDF or civil service and then apply for a job.

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