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  2/23/2012, Shevat 30, 5772

Report: Hareidim to Appeal Hesder Program in High Court

A hareidi-religious group announced, Thursday, that it will submit a petition to the Supreme Court next week against the Hesder yeshiva program, according to a report by Israel Defense Forces RadioThe group will argue that the track, which combines Torah study with a year and four months of military service, is not equitable.

The announcement followed a decision by the court that invalidated the "Tal Law", which combines a draft deferment with service and employment opportunities