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  4/11/2014, Nissan 11, 5774

Yitzhar Yeshiva Becomes Border Guard Base


The Spokesperson's Office of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced, Friday that the IDF has decided to place a company of Border Police in the Od Yoseph Hai yeshiva in Yitzhar in the wake of recent violence in the Samarian (Shomron) Jewish community.

The announcement said the yeshiva was chosen for operational reasons and because it was a front-line base for activities against neighborhing Arab villages and Israeli security forces.

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