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January 4, 1972
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Rabbi Yehezkel Abramsky, president of the Council of Yeshivot, has is sued a directive to all yeshiva heads urging yeshiva students not to participate in demonstrations, The Council represents Yeshivot in their dealings with external bodies and it is not clear if the directive carries the weight of authority. Religious zealots have been demonstrating recently against autopsies, national service for religious girls and Sabbath violators. Rabbi Abramsky, a Talmudic scholar formerly of London who has kept aloof from party politics, said he did not believe that any “self-respecting Torah students” have participated in demonstrations.

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