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  2/23/2014, Adar 23, 5774

National Defense Exercise Tomorrow in Schools

The Ministry of Education will be holding a national defense excercise tomorrow (Monday) in elementary and high schools, as well as kindergartens, throughout the country.

The onset of the exercise, which is to begin at 10:05 a.m., will be signalled by an audio "code red" blast which will be heard by all students, who will be located in their classrooms.  The exercise will last until 12:00 noon. 

The exercise will be held in conjunction with the Home Front Command, local authorities, Magen David Adom, and Fire and Rescue Services.

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