Netanyahu: I Won't Give in to BlackmailAs talks of an election continue, Netanyahu indicates he won't hesitate to go to elections if he is "blackmailed" by coalition partners.
Lieberman Threatens to Leave Coalition"We are not hostages," Foreign Minister says, who expects support for his universal national service bill.
Minister: Mandatory National Service for EveryoneMinister Erdan visits protesting reservists, promises “equal distribution of the burden.”
Demonstrators: End Mandatory IDF ServiceDemonstrators in Tel Aviv call to change the mandatory military service, turn the IDF into a professional volunteer army.
Lieberman: Not Even One More Hour for Tal LawFM Avigdor Lieberman says he won't allow the Tal Law to be extended 'even by one hour.'
Haredi MK: Ruling on Enlistment is a 'Hit and Run' by JudgeDeputy Health Minister Litzman says outgoing High Court president Beinisch purposely left decision to end of term.
Lieberman: Tal Law Issue Could Bring Down Gov'tForeign Minister Avigdor Lieberman warned a solution to the Tal Law impasse must be found - or the gov't could fall.
Hareidi Leader: Yeshiva Students Must Avoid IDF at All CostsTop hareidi religious Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach has issued a ruling that yeshiva students 'must lay down their lives' rather than enter the IDF.
Yishai: Tal Law to be Extended Despite Supreme Court RulingInterior Minister Eli Yishai insists the government needs at least a year to phase out the overturned Tal Law.
Gantz: Nuclear Iran is an Existential ThreatChief of Staff Benny Gantz: A nuclear-armed Iran is an existential threat to Israel. The reality in the Middle East is very complex.
Court Bans ‘Tal Law’ for Religious Exemptions from IDFMost political leaders welcome the High Court ruling Tuesday night that the “Tal Law” for religious exemptions from the IDF is illegal.
Netanyahu: Alternative to Tal Law in 6 MonthsPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is seeking more time to come up with an alternative to the controversial Tal Law.
Orlev: I will not support the Tal LawJewish Home faction head Zevulun Orlev says the Hesder programs prove Torah study and observance are no excuse to dodge IDF service
No Politician Wants to Take Responsibility for the Tal LawThe government of Prime Minister Netanyahu decided to open the debate on the Tal Law to the full Knesset. Rabbi Melamed speaks his mind..
UTJ Holds Emergency Session over Conscription to IDFUnder pressure from Barak, Netanyahu said he would not extend IDF exemption for hareidim.
Knesset Taskforce: Dump Tal Law, Enlist Hareidi JewsA Knesset committee says the Tal Law for hareidi-religious enlistment has failed, and calls for full enlistment by 2016.