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        2/29/2012, Adar 6, 5772

      Arab Couple Convicted of Keeping Filipino Slave


      An Arab-Israeli husband and wife from Jerusalem have been convicted of slavery. The couple were accused of keeping a housekeeper from the Philippines in their home under slave like conditions. The housekeeper eventually escaped. They are the first people to be convicted of slavery in Israel.