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Zionist Union vows to oppose ultra-Orthodox enlistment bill

Zionist Union leader Avi Gabbay says his party will vote against legislation enshrining into law exemptions to mandatory military service for ultra-Orthodox students.

“We want every young person to do the army or national service. At the moment this law has no sharing of the burden and no true compensation for soldiers that serve,” he says during his party’s weekly faction meeting at the Knesset.

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