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  6/11/2014, Sivan 13, 5774

900M Shekels to Be Transferred to Education Ministry


The Financial Affairs Committee of the Knesset approved on Wednesday of a bank transfer of 1.7 billion Shekels, including nearly 900 million shekels to be transferred to the Education Ministry.

The money is to be used to increase study hours, lengthen the school year for grades one and two, improve nutrition in the schools, and increase financial support of yeshivas (Torah academies) encouraging its students to join the army.