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      Archive: 2/20/2014

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        2/20/2014, Adar 20, 5774

      Hareidi Media’s Despair as Sanctions Voted In

      The hareidi weekly Mishpacha, which is considered a relatively moderate news source, proclaimed, “Netanyahu, Lapid and Bennett Declared War on Torah Students.” Hareidi news websites ran similar headlines.

      A main story on Kikar Hashabat declared that “Students of the Holy Torah will be Sent to Jail,” while a subheading opened with the words, “Persecution of the Torah world hits a new high.”