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  Tamuz 11, 5772 , 01/07/12

Shas Open to Sanctions on Hareidim who Don't Serve?

The Sephardic hareidi-religious Shas party informed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Sunday that it is open to light personal sanctions against yeshiva students who don't enlist to serve in the Israel Defense Forces, according to Channel 2 television. Shas agreed to that on condition that a final version be signed with no further easings in the committment of the party to Torah study.

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