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        6/28/2012, Tammuz 8, 5772

      Yisrael Beytenu Leaving Compulsory Service Committee

      The Yisrael Beytenu faction announced, Thursday, that it was leaving the committee on compulsory service that was set up to develop alternatives to the Tal Law, which expires on Sunday. Citing the equality provisions of Israel's Declaration of Independence, the party cited the committee's intent not to fine members of the Arab sector for not serving, saying that harms the principle of equality in bearing the burden of service.

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