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        11/13/2013, Kislev 10, 5774

      MK Punished for Handcuffing Himself in Protest

      A dramatic act of protest has resulted in repercussions for Member of Knesset Meir Porush (United Torah Judaism). In protest of the plan to conscript yeshiva students in the armed forces, MK Porush handcuffed his arm to a Knesset podium. The Knesset Ethics Committee suspended from the Knesset for two weeks as a punishment.