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  2/4/2013, Shevat 24, 5773

Hareidim and Religious Zionists Continue Meetings


Rabbi Zalman Melamed and other rabbis associated with religious Zionism are expected to meet, Monday, with the rebbe of the Gur hasidic movement as religious Zionists and the hareidi-religious community try to create a religious front on increased hareidi participation in national military and civilian service. The delegation is scheduled to meet with the rebbe of the Belz movement in Jerusalem toward Monday evening. Sunday evening, religious-Zionist rabbis Ya'akov Ariel, Shmuel Eliyahu, Eliyakim Levanon and Haim Druckman visited the rebbe of the Vizhnitz movement in Bnei Brak. Earlier, Member of Knesset Yisrael Eichler visited Rabbi Aharon Leib Steinman, who was acting on behalf of the Belza rebbe, who called, last week, for a meeting of the council of Torah sages of the hareidi community at large.

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