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    Posted June 10, 2013 by
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    Ultra Orthodox jews from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, protest against new Israeli draft policy


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     WIWUprod is an Israeli filmmaker in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. He interviewed a Hasidic jew who participated in Sunday's protest against an Israeli legislature proposal that would remove a widespread military service exemption for yeshiva students. Thousands of ultra Orthodox jews were bussed in for the protest. The filmmaker said the threat mentioned by the ultra Orthadox man he interviewed -- that rabbis would pray for legislators who passed the bill into law to 'drop dead' or be removed from office -- is 'not the common line of thought.' He himself believes that 'everyone should carry the burden and give their share.'
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    ultra orthodox protests against a new law in Israel that will draft to the army, for the first time in Israel history, Yeshiva boys. They enjoyed the freedom of being left alone to study, until this new law, that will be brought up to the approval of the government in the near future.

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