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  2/6/2014, Adar 6, 5774

Yesh Atid, Jewish Home Agree on Criminal Sanctions for Draft Evasion


In a report released in this morning's Ma'ariv, Yesh Atid and Jewish Home have announced their agreement that ciminal charges be brought against hareidi Torah scholars who refuse to be drafted into the army.

According to the report, the agreement was arrived at in a meeting of the 'Quartet", which is composed of MK Ofer Shelah (Yesh Atid), MK Ayelet Shaked (Jewish Home), MK Elazar Stern (Hatunua), and MK Omer Bar-Lev (Labor). Additional details that are yet to be worked out were determined to be secondary to the primary issue of criminal sanctions.