hareidi-religious induction

Yaalon: Hareidi Brigade Successful Beyond Expectations

Defense Minister praises majority-hareidi brigade on its anniversary.Maayana Miskin, 1/22/2014, 2:44 AM

Slashed Hareidi Budgets Blamed on ‘Fundamental Hate’

Hareidi MK: decision to cut budgets for hareidi men – while funding draft dodgers – proves the real problem is hatred.Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2014, 11:18 AM

MK Stern Says Chabad Emissaries Should Count as National Service

As part of debate over hareidi enlistment, MK suggests Israel recognize Chabad youth who volunteer abroad as doing national service.Maayana Miskin, 12/31/2013, 2:32 PM

Hareidi Rabbi Threatens: Meah Shearim Riots ‘Just a Promo’

Hareidi rabbi warns of world-wide campaign against forced enlistment. ‘Netanyahu will learn,’ he says.Maayana Miskin, 12/12/2013, 1:41 PM

Yaalon: It’s Not Fair, but We Can’t Make Hareidi Men Serve

Defense Minister tells high school students that they deserve equal treatment, but that forcing hareidi men to enlist won’t pay.Maayana Miskin, 12/11/2013, 2:16 AM

Protest, Clashes as Hareidi Youth Arrested over Draft

Arrest of hareidi youth who failed to report to induction office sparks violent protests.Maayana Miskin, 12/5/2013, 5:23 PM

Rabbi Laments: MKs are Killing Hareidi Enlistment

The government’s attempt to push hareidi men into the army is causing them to leave in droves, former IDF rabbi warns.Maayana Miskin, 11/28/2013, 9:58 AM

MK Stern: Some Things More Important than Torah Study

Another heated debate in Knesset’s ‘Equal Burden of Service’ committee as Stern backs criminal charges for hareidi draft-dodgers.Maayana Miskin, 11/19/2013, 5:09 PM

Hareidi MK: Are We Still Allowed to Breathe?

Tempers high as MKs talk about punishing hareidi men who refuse to join the army. MK: Can we still breathe?Maayana Miskin, 11/5/2013, 10:21 PM

Hareidi Soldiers Among Most Active in Fighting Terror

Hareidi-religious soldiers in Netzach Yehuda had the most ‘encounters’ this year, MKs learn.Maayana Miskin & Ari Soffer, 10/25/2013, 8:34 AM

Rabbi David Yosef to PM: Cancel Hareidi Enlistment

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef’s son tells Netanyahu that his father was deeply troubled by hareidi enlistment law.Maayana Miskin, 10/8/2013, 8:11 PM

Hareidi Extremists Publish Guide to Military Prison

Booklet urges hareidi youth to risk prison rather than enlist. ‘This isn’t a Soviet state – yet.’Maayana Miskin, 9/13/2013, 11:51 AM

Court Proposes Compromise on Hareidi Enlistment

High Court proposes compromise as group files suit over delay in hareidi enlistment.Maayana Miskin, 8/20/2013, 5:51 PM

‘A Law Won’t Make Hareidi Men Enlist’

Hareidi-religious MK, ‘Whoever thinks a law will force Torah students to enlist in the army is mistaken.’Maayana Miskin, 8/12/2013, 12:16 AM

‘Knesset, not Court, to Rule on Enlistment’

Attorney-General’s change would see Torah scholars enlist at 18, not 21. MK Shaked: Knesset will decide – not Supreme Court.Maayana Miskin, 8/11/2013, 3:04 PM

Rabbi: Zionists Fought Hareidim, and Lost

The Rabbinate elections show the religious-Zionist community what happens if it fights the hareidi world, religious-Zionist rabbi says.Maayana Miskin, 7/28/2013, 1:27 PM

‘We Made a Commitment to the IDF’

A young hareidi religious immigrant made a commitment to the IDF, but sometimes does not even receive his minimal pay at all.Chana Ya'ar, 7/11/2013, 10:42 AM

Support for ‘Imperfect’ Bill on Hareidi-Religious Enlistment

Bill on hareidi enlistment passes with 14 votes and 4 abstentions, but dissatisfaction remains.Maayana Miskin, 7/7/2013, 12:13 PM

Irreligious IDF Commanders Switched at Last Minute

Commanders who were to train new hareidi soldiers are replaced due to fears of secular-hareidi misunderstandings.Maayana Miskin, 7/7/2013, 10:45 AM

Rabbi Simcha Hacohen Kook Slams Enlistment Plans

The Chief Rabbi of Rehovot says some want to fight Torah learning because they see its impact, criticizes Chief Rabbinate candidacy.Maayana Miskin, 6/16/2013, 7:35 PM

Aharonovich: Hareidi Enlistment in Under a Month

Minister of Internal Security anticipates fast decision on hareidi enlistment, calls for Arab service as well.Maayana Miskin, 5/1/2013, 1:00 PM