C'tee approves exemption of 1,800 yeshiva students from IDF

May 29, 2013 11:12


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The ministerial committee for equalizing the burden approved Wednesday a clause to exempt 1,800 yeshiva students from serving in the IDF.

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, Technology and Space Minister Yaakov Peri, culture and Sport Minister Limor Livnat and Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovich voted in favor of the move. Environmental Protection Minister Amir Peretz and MK Uri Ariel (Bayit Yehudi) abstained.

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