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      Archive: 2/19/2014

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        2/19/2014, Adar 19, 5774

      Criminal Sanctions Approved for Conscientious Objectors

      The Shaked Committee voted Wednesday night to impose criminal sanctions against those who do not enlist in the IDF or national service. Some proponents claim that criminal sanctions are preferable to monetary sanctions because it would hypothetically eliminate differentiation between wealthier and poorer individuals seeking to avoid conscription.

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