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  ניסן 11, 5774 , 11/04/14

Yitzhar Protests Troops in Yeshiva

The Samarian (Shomron) Jewish community of Yitzhar called on the Israel Defense Forces, Friday, to remove Border Guards from the community's Od Yoseph Hai yeshiva. Calling the decision to place them there a "hysterical step" unprecedented in the country's history, Spokesman Ezri Tovi said the move crossed all boundaries.

Referring to the decision to place the troops in the yeshiva immediately following clashes with security forces this week, Tovi wondered why a nearby mosque has been allowed to remain standing for years despite a demolition order from the Supreme Court.

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