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Number of haredim in national service plummets

Despite growth in the number of army recruits, steep decline in number of haredim joining civilian national service.Ben Shaul, 8/8/2016, 11:26 AM

'Latent racism' exists in some national service

The Chairman of National Service, Sar-Shalom Gerbi, refused to name the institutions that won't accept Ethiopian volunteers.Reut Hadar, 8/3/2016, 8:05 AM

Why do anti-IDF groups count for National Service?

Following revelation of anti-IDF NGOs inside Israel, MK Ohana asks to verify that the government isn't paying for their volunteers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2016, 4:00 PM

13% more Arabs volunteered for National Service

Despite intimidation, Shluchot organization says more Israeli Arab youths taking the 'leap' to join government programs.Yaakov Levi, 11/26/2015, 1:36 PM

IDF Pushing Religious Girls Away from Nat. Service

An educator says that the military wants religious women to serve in uniform, instead of the civilian National Service.Benny Tucker, 7/15/2015, 11:00 AM

'The State Funds Its Enemies, Not Its Defenders'

Nationalist activist notes paradox as national service directorate gives funds to radical leftist NGOs defaming Israel but not Lehava.Benny Toker, 6/26/2015, 3:24 PM

Minister Ariel: Left Shouldn't Celebrate Just Yet

Despite A-G claim that national service ban to far-left NGOs is 'illegal,' Uri Ariel determined not to fund groups working against Israel.Hezki Baruch, 6/25/2015, 11:16 AM

AG Nixes Removal of Far-Left from National Service

A plan by Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel to pull National Service funding for leftist group B'Tselem is 'illegal,' government lawyer says.Yaakov Levi, 6/25/2015, 9:02 AM

Beshvil Helps 'Lone' Sherut Leumi Volunteers

Beshvil, founded just four years ago, responds to growing movement of hundreds of girls volunteering for national service in Israel.Gedalyah Reback, 4/26/2015, 5:38 PM

Activist: Prosecute Arab List Head for Incitement

Amit Barak of Im Tirzu accuses Ayman Odeh, head of the United Arab List, of inciting Israeli citizens not to serve in the IDF.Moshe Cohen, 2/26/2015, 9:58 AM

Jewish Identity Org. Holds National Service Event

Orientation event for girls interested in National Service for Zehut, a center for informal Jewish education and identity, held Tuesday.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 1/1/2014, 10:44 PM

Hareidim Call to Boycott National Service Event

Members of the hareidi religious community serving in National Service units will boycott an appearance by Naftali Bennett.David Lev, 12/12/2013, 10:44 AM

National Service 'Vets' to Get IDF-Style Benefits

A new law will provide IDF-style benefits to "veterans" of the National and Civilian Services, said MK Yariv LevinDavid Lev, 10/27/2013, 4:51 PM

Israelis Debate Arabs in National Service

Israeli lawmakers continue to debate the pros and cons of mandatory integration of Israeli Arabs into the national service program.Chana Ya'ar, 6/9/2013, 12:36 PM

After Poland Visit, Arab Youth Discuss Holocaust

Dozens of Arab youths in the National Service participated in a Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony, and discussed the sad eventsDavid Lev, 4/8/2013, 4:08 PM

Post-Tal Law: Hareidi Service Drops

Hareidi men blocked from civil service in post-Tal Law confusion.Maayana Miskin, 10/26/2012, 9:46 AM

Praise for 'Service Soldiers' as Work Begins

15,000 service volunteers begin work. “No less than soldiers defending homeland,” minister says. Maayana Miskin, 9/2/2011, 12:10 PM

Free Tuition to IDF Soldiers

Government approves plan to offer tuition-free higher education to soldiers in the Negev, Galilee, Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 9/14/2010, 5:42 AM

Pledge to Aid Marrow Registry

National service coordinators to work with bone marrow donor registry, hoping for over 13,000 new people registered per year.Maayana Miskin, 7/19/2010, 12:28 PM

National Service or Business?

As National Service organizations struggle with budget cuts, the program's founder accuses them of turning volunteerism into business.Maayana Miskin, 10/16/2009, 9:06 AM