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        6/28/2012, Tammuz 8, 5772

      Bayit Yehudi Also Leaves Compulsory Service Committee


      Chairman Daniel Hershkowitz of the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home-New National Religious Party), informed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Thursday afternoon, that he saw no reason for the party to continue on the committee exploring alternatives to the Tal Law on national service, citing the committee's intent to encourage but not require national service in the Arab sector. Bayit Yehudi's departure from the committee followed that of Yisrael Beytenu, which cited the same reason.

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