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Israeli bill to limit army exemptions OK’d

After years of heated public debate and political wrangling, the Israeli parliament Wednesday approved landmark legislation that aims to phase out blanket exemptions from military service for ultra-Orthodox students at yeshivas, or religious seminaries.

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  • Headline: Israeli bill to limit army exemptions OK’d
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 6 on 03/13/2014
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