hareidi-religious induction

Yaalon: Hareidi Brigade Successful Beyond Hopes

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

Slashed 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: Recognize Chabad 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 MK: 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 Force Service

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

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: 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 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 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 'Flawed’ Bill on Hareidi 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 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