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March 31, 2003
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The National Religious Party agreed to stay in the Israeli government after Prime Minister Ariel Sharon pledged that the law prohibiting work on the Sabbath would be enforced. NRP ministers had boycotted Sunday’s Cabinet meeting over the decision by Industry and Trade Minister Ehud Olmert to suspend the work of inspectors, who issue fines to businesses that employ Jews on the Sabbath.

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