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  2/19/2014, Adar 19, 5774

Prelim Reading Approved to Deny Terrorists Released in Deals Nat'l Insurance


The preliminary reading of a bill to deny National Insurance payments to terrorists who have been released as part of a 'deal' was approved today (Wednesday) by the Knesset. The bill, the initiative of Coalition chairman MK Yariv Levin (Likud), passed the preliminary reading with 54 in favor, 22 opposed.

According to MK Levin, "There is no way that in addition to the early release of these murderers do to political arrangements, that the state should also grant them a benefits package, and this needs to be brought to an end."

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