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  Adar 14, 5773 , 24/02/13

Habayit Hayehudi: Agreement on Hareidi Draft Incomplete

Habayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home-New National Religious Party) denied, Sunday, a Saturday-night report by Channel 10 Television that it had reached an agreement with the Yesh Atid party on an outline of changes in regulations regarding the induction of hareidi-religious yeshiva students into the Israel Defense Forces. The party said the two sides were still working on an outline and would continue to hold discussions on the subject.

A statement by the party said, "Habayit Hayehudi will see to it that the outline being formulated does not apply to yeshivas that encourage enlistment, like the Hesder yeshivas and the high Zionist yeshivas. They will not be harmed."

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