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  12/9/2013, Tevet 6, 5774

Hundreds Protest IDF Arrest of Yeshiva Students

Hundreds protested outside the prison where two 18-year-old yeshiva students are being held. Initial reports state that the students arrived at an IDF recruitemnt center and were arrested for not registering for the draft. This is the latest arrest of yeshiva students following the expiration of the Tal Law which granted exemptions with restrictions for full-time Torah scholars.