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  Cheshvan 7, 5773 , 23/10/12

Minister Edelstein Defends Residents of Shevut Rachel

Information and Diaspora-Affairs Minister Yuli-Yoel Edelstein visited Shevut Rachel, Monday evening, against the backdrop of police searches of homes in the Binyamin-region Jewish community and detention of community residents. During the course of the visit, the Likud lawmaker, who was asked to come by Likud member Natan Engelsman, said, "It is clear that these are law-abiding people and even children who did not do a thing, and it's unthinkable that they should be treated as criminal gang members or the Mafia in Sicily."

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