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June 21, 2000
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In a move that could destroy Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak’s legislative majority and force new elections, four ministers from the fervently Orthodox Shas Party submitted their resignations. The resignations do not take effect for 48 hours, giving Shas more time to try to press its demands that Barak release more state funds for Shas’ financially troubled school system.

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