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      Archive: 11/22/2012

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        11/22/2012, Kislev 8, 5773

      Pillar of Defense Bill: 3 Billion Israeli Shekels

      The total cost of Operation Piillar of Defense is estimated at about 3 billion Israeli shekels, according to financial and economic experts.

      According to the estimate, publicized this morning, the cost of the fighting itself was 900 million IS, the cost of the reserve callup and waiting period 235 million IS, Iron Dome cost 750 million IS and the cost to civilians is about 1.25 million IS. Local authorities incurred costs of hundreds of millions of shekels.