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        2/20/2014, Adar 20, 5774

      MK Muallem: The Hareidim Lost Their Mind

      MKs from the Jewish Home received abusive messages and threats on Wednesday night, as the discussions in the Shaked Committee on the draft law continued. In one such case, MKs were added to a WhatsApp group called “Uprooters of Judaism - Enemies of Israel.”

      MK Shuli Muallem, who lost her husband in the helicopter disaster in 1997, said she would file a complaint with the police over the hareidi incitement.

      "No one will call me a hater of Israel," she said. "I am the one who lost her husband so that it will be possible to learn Torah in Bnei Brak and Jerusalem. The hareidim have lost their mind, and it's time that someone calm them down before it is too late.”

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