'Perfect Shabbat' for girls in Bet Elazraki Children’s Home

'Perfect Shabbat' for girls in Bet Elazraki Children’s Home

In Emunah Bet Elazraki Children’s Home, a Shabbat for parents of the National Service girls was a 'perfect Shabbat.'Orly Harari, 1/29/2020, 10:29 AM
US general: US should emulate Israeli national service

US general: US should emulate Israeli national service

US General Joseph Lengyel meets girls' empowerment organization, praises Israeli model of young people contributing to the state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2019, 5:51 PM
'IDF using fake data to convince religious women to enlist'

'IDF using fake data to convince religious women to enlist'

A report says that the IDF estimates that within five years the number of religious girls who enlist will be doubled.Yehonatan Gottleib, 6/16/2019, 5:02 PM
Support program for 'Lone' National Service volunteers

Support program for 'Lone' National Service volunteers

Israel opens support program to help female volunteers who came from abroad to serve in Israel's Sherut Leumi.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/12/2019, 9:23 PM
'Why did they have to knock in middle of the night?'

'Why did they have to knock in middle of the night?'

Aunt of Ori Ansbacher wonders why it was necessary to wake up the family to inform them of terrorist's capture.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2019, 11:40 AM
Yes to National Service, no to military coercion'

Yes to National Service, no to military coercion'

Religious girls demonstrate against Education Ministry decision to fund groups that encourage them to join the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2019, 7:11 PM
The 'Unit 8200' of women's national service

The 'Unit 8200' of women's national service

National service program modeled on elite IDF tech unit enlists young religious women to find technological solutions to social problems.Sam Sokol, JTA, 12/25/2018, 2:20 PM
Emunah Women's leader slams MK for 'violent invective'

Emunah Women's leader slams MK for 'violent invective'

Emunah Chair demands apology for slandering National Service girls. 'Jewish consciousness was years before Education Minister Bennett.'Benny Toker, 12/3/2018, 3:54 PM
Left-wing organizations retain status in National Service

Left-wing organizations retain status in National Service

Senior Justice Ministry official says status of leftist organizations should not be harmed despite position and criticism of State and army.Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2018, 7:00 PM
'Finance Minister harming National Service to save money'

'Finance Minister harming National Service to save money'

Minister Uri Ariel says he was caught off guard by Finance Ministry's appeal against bill to save National Service.Benny Toker, 6/14/2018, 11:44 PM
Finance minister declares war on national service

Finance minister declares war on national service

Minister Kahlon files appeal against MK Smotrich's bill on national service. Now the ball is in PM Netanyahu's court.Hezki Baruch, 6/13/2018, 6:26 PM
B'Tselem's national service rights frozen

B'Tselem's national service rights frozen

Head of National Service Authority revokes radical organization's national service rights after refusal to clarify call to refuse orders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2018, 10:25 PM
Unprecedented: Haredi to do National Service in the Mossad

Unprecedented: Haredi to do National Service in the Mossad

Haredi National Service volunteer joins the Mossad, with a second volunteer expected to join him next year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2018, 2:08 PM
B'Tselem to continue utilizing National Service volunteers

B'Tselem to continue utilizing National Service volunteers

National Service Director faces resistance after summoning director of organization calling on soldiers to refuse orders.Mordechai Sones, 4/9/2018, 6:46 PM
National Service at B'Tselem to end?

National Service at B'Tselem to end?

National Service Authority considers canceling NGO's eligibility to utilize volunteers following call to soldiers to disobey orders.Mordechai Sones, 4/5/2018, 12:19 PM
'Change the anthem and forget the Nationality Law'

'Change the anthem and forget the Nationality Law'

Supreme Court Deputy Chief Justice calls on State to change the words of Hatikva to omit "Jewish soul" yearning for Zion.Mordechai Sones, 1/31/2018, 1:43 PM
National Service for Amnesty International to continue

National Service for Amnesty International to continue

The National Service's legal advisor announced that he has no intention of canceling Amnesty's status to receive National Service volunteersArutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2017, 9:52 AM
'Girls benefit immensely from this'

'Girls benefit immensely from this'

Justice Minister addresses graduates of girls preparatory school before they begin their national service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2017, 6:41 PM
Likud minister: We'll see more haredi policemen soon

Likud minister: We'll see more haredi policemen soon

Public Security Minister Erdan says haredi National Service volunteers save lives.Hezki Baruch, 6/21/2017, 10:42 AM
'We've managed to regulate National Service'

'We've managed to regulate National Service'

Knesset committee approves law removing foreign-funded anti-Israel NGOs from list of approved National Service options.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2017, 9:19 AM
Bill to increase national service grants for yeshiva students

Bill to increase national service grants for yeshiva students

Bill seeks to make it easier for haredim to volunteer for national service, equalize payment for all who perform national serviceArutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 9:46 PM
Bill to stop national service for foreign-funded NGOs advances

Bill to stop national service for foreign-funded NGOs advances

Bill to prevent organizations which receive most of their funding from foreign governments from receiving national service benefits advancesArutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2016, 4:48 PM
Leftist NGOs to be ineligible for National Service

Leftist NGOs to be ineligible for National Service

Likud MK submits law cancelling National Service positions in foreign-funded NGOs.Hezki Baruch, 10/31/2016, 11:20 AM
'Service against the state? Not on my watch'

'Service against the state? Not on my watch'

Minister of Agriculture says he will forbid national service volunteers from serving in pro-BDS organizations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2016, 4:46 AM
'National Service against the state? Madness.'

'National Service against the state? Madness.'

A new proposed law by MK Amir Ohana would cancel National Service appointments to organizations funded mainly by foreign countriesHezki Baruch, 8/30/2016, 10:12 AM
Fraud suspected in National Service organizations

Fraud suspected in National Service organizations

Police raid offices of organizations responsible for placing participants in civilian National Service programs.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 8/29/2016, 2:57 PM
Number of haredim in national service plummets

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

'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?

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

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

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'

'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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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