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        5/26/2013, Sivan 17, 5773

      Defense Minister: 'No' to Sanctions Against Hareidim

      Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon criticized the Perry Committee on Equal Burden of Service, Sunday afternoon. Speaking at a ceremony for pre-military academies, Ya'alon said sanctions must not be imposed on the hareidi-religious community, whose increased participation in national service is the scope of the committee. He said, "This will not bring about anything. The outline must take effect gradually."

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