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MK Wants Israeli Government to Fund Worldwide Chabad Activities

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Jerusalem Post – Almost three years after the deadly attack at the Mumbai Chabad House, the Knesset’s Immigration and Absorption Committee on Thursday discussed terrorist threats against Chabad Houses worldwide, as well as Israel’s cooperation with programs for outreach and education of overseas Jewry.

MKs called on the government to increase funding for Chabad educational institutionsworldwide, and to restore the budget for Jewish education in the Diaspora, which has been reduced by nearly 80 percent in recent decades.

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