C'tee for Bringing Hareidi, Arab Men to 'Share Burden'

A new government committee will look for ways to bring hareidi-religious, Arabs into military or civilian service.Maayana Miskin, 4/7/2013, 4:53 PM

Bennett: Employment More Important Than Equal Burden

Economy and Trade Minister says that ensuring employment for all Israelis is more important than equal burden in army service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2013, 3:45 AM

Appeal to Bennett: Don’t Push Hareidi Jews Away

Former Yesha official calls on Bennett not to push away hareidi Jews for Yair Lapid’s sake., 2/26/2013, 9:18 AM

Purim ‘Thank You’ for Hareidi, Bedouin Soldiers

Pro-unity group gives Purim gifts to hareidi, Bedouin soldiers. The goal: to boost those already ‘sharing the burden.’Maayana Miskin, 2/22/2013, 12:50 PM

Zoabi: Army Draft for Arabs? Prepare the Prisons

Israel should “prepare the prisons” if a law requiring Arab Israelis to enlist in the army is passed, MK Hanin Zoabi tells Arutz Sheva.Elad Benari, 2/19/2013, 12:15 AM

Freshman MK Called Away for Tank Duty

MK Shmuli misses his planned first speech in Knesset to serve in tank unit. Maayana Miskin, 2/15/2013, 1:08 PM

MK: Want to Enlist Hareidim? Enlist Arabs, Too

Hareidi MKs say it’s discrimination to require hareidi scholars to enlist in the IDF without demanding the same of Israeli Arabs.Maayana Miskin, 2/6/2013, 10:49 AM

Lieberman and Bennett Meet Ahead of Coalition Talks

Yisrael Beytenu chairman Avigdor Lieberman meets Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett to discuss the new coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2013, 5:45 AM

Leading Rabbi Warns: ‘Equal Burden’ Means More Work for All

Forcing hareidi men to join the army could become a burden, leading Zionist rabbi warns. He reveals an alternate idea.Maayana Miskin, 1/30/2013, 12:58 PM

Lapid: I Don't Hate Hareidim

Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid: I don't hate any Jew in the world. Torah study is important and doesn't contradict with national service.Elad Benari, 7/24/2012, 2:15 AM

Netanyahu and Mofaz Talk, Agree to Talk Even More

PM Binyamin Netanyahu and Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz hold late night meeting on draft law. Agreement yet to be reached.Elad Benari, 7/13/2012, 2:13 AM

Students Visit Bnei Brak, Discuss Draft Law

As politicians continued to quarrel over the draft law, Bar Ilan students visited Bnei Brak and focused on talking with the residents.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 7/12/2012, 6:46 AM

Netanyahu Wants Another Committee; Mofaz: No Way

Netanyahu says he intends to appoint a team to formulate a law based on Plesner conclusions. Mofaz rejects this.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/6/2012, 9:20 PM

Poll: 46% of Israelis Favor Kadima Leaving the Coalition

Poll conducted for Channel 10 News finds that 46 percent of Israelis believe that Kadima should quit the coalition over Draft Law crisis.Elad Benari, 7/6/2012, 6:52 AM

In Future, Half the Population Won't Enlist, Says Expert

Hebrew U expert: The changing birthrate among different sectors may lead to a point where half the people be exempted from military service.Elad Benari, 7/6/2012, 6:43 AM

Netanyahu Ready for Personal Sanctions on Service Evaders

Netanyahu meets heads of coalition parties, says he would be willing to impose personal sanctions on hareidim who evade service.Elad Benari, 7/6/2012, 1:15 AM

Shas Journal: Ahmadinejad and Friends Happy with Mofaz

Shas party’s journal editor fiercely criticizes Mofaz for pushing for sanctions on hareidim who refuse to enlist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2012, 3:13 AM

Mofaz to Netanyahu: It's Time for Actions, Not Words

Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz strongly rejects Netanyahu’s welcoming of the Draft Law committee's recommendations.Elad Benari, 7/5/2012, 12:15 AM

Mofaz Urged to Resign Over Plesner Committee

The heads of the “suckers’” movement call on Minister Shaul Mofaz to quit the coalition over the disbanding of the Plesner Committee.Elad Benari, 7/3/2012, 3:15 AM

Kadima Concerned of Split Over Equal Burden Law

Members of Kadima concerned that the party may split if Plesner Committee does not come ensure equal service for all citizens.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/29/2012, 11:40 PM

Hershkowitz: Torah Demands that We Join the Army

Minister Hershkowitz: I demand equal service for all. Army service is just as important as Torah study.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 6/29/2012, 6:15 AM

Response to theYeshiva Bochur on Equal Service

"Yeshiva Bochur's" article does not erase stereotypes about the hareidi world, but actually reinforces them. Rabbi Josh Gerstein, 7/24/2013, 7:33 AM