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        1/9/2014, Shevat 8, 5774

      Rabbinate Restates Opposition to Religious Girls in IDF


      The Chief Rabbinate Council has gone on record as opposing the enlistment of religious girls in the Israel Defense Forces, according to a Thursday report by IDF Radio. The resolution comes against the backdrop of recent statistics that indicate a steep increase in the number of religious girls enlisting.

      A statement accompanying news of the vote said it continued the tradition of former chief rabbis.

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