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  2/19/2014, Adar 19, 5774

Approved: Hesder Yeshiva Boys to Serve Only 17 Months

The Shaked Committee rejected this morning's (Wednesday) call for a re-vote, and approved a bill which demands on 17 months of service by soldiers enrolled in the Hesder program.

Representatives of the hareidi parties, MK Ariel Atias (Shas) and MK Meir Porush (United Torah Judaism) did not appear for the morning deliberations.