IDF: Absent Yeshiva Students Seen as AWOL SoldiersHesder yeshiva students who skip class could face military discipline.
MK: Use Hareidi Money to Fund SoldiersFormer head of IDF Manpower: Instead of force, use hareidi money to reward soldiers. He rejects civilian service option.
Hareidi 'Draft Evader' Released from PrisonA married hareidi woman who was arrested and placed in a military jail for evading enlistment is released after being granted a pardon.
Motivation Still High Among New IDF RecruitsThe IDF’s newest recruits have continued a trend toward high motivation to serve in combat. More sent to rescue squads.
Female Draft-Dodgers Use Religion as ExcuseIDF manpower chief Orna Barbivai says too many women who say they are religious are allowed to opt out of the IDF.
Israel's Immigrant VolunteersIDF manpower director Maj. Gen. Orna Barbibai hailed the impressive showing of immigrant volunteers; chided native Israelis.
IDF Data: Number of Israelis who Enlist DecliningThe number of Israelis who enlist in the army is declining. By 2020, less than 60% will enlist, statistics show.