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Yaalon: No to Criminal Sanctions Against Evaders

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon expresses his strong opposition to criminal actions against hareidi men who don't serve in the IDF.Elad Benari, 6/3/2013, 2:15 AM

Danon: We Won’t Be Party to Incitement

Danon says Likud will stick up for hareidi Israelis, will insist on changes to ‘equal burden of service’ law. Maayana Miskin, 5/31/2013, 12:12 PM

Hareidi Group: 'Revenge Lashes' for IDF Soldiers

A hareidi group is threatening to 'take revenge' against IDF soldiers if hareidi youths are jailed for refusing to join the armyDavid Lev, 5/30/2013, 1:01 PM

Livni Dissatisfied with Agreement on Hesder Track

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni says that soldiers in the hesder track should serve for the same length of time as hareidi soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2013, 6:13 AM

Perry Cttee: Criminalize Hareidi Non-Enlistment

Perry Committee votes for criminal sanctions for hareidi non-enlistment.Maayana Miskin, 5/29/2013, 10:32 AM

Netanyahu Asks Yaalon to Support New Draft Law

Prime Minister asks Defense Minister to support new draft law, despite his opposition to criminal sanctions against draft evaders.Elad Benari, 5/28/2013, 1:13 AM

Perry Committee Ends Meeting Without Agreement

Late night meeting of the Perry Committee ends because of an argument over criminal sanctions against hareidim who evade service.Elad Benari, 5/27/2013, 4:42 AM

Perry C'tee: Hesder Yeshivas Win Reprieve

Period of military service for Hesder yeshivas will not be lengthened to 22 months, but only to 17.Gil Ronen, 5/26/2013, 10:37 PM

Yaalon: No to Sanctions on Hareidim

Defense Minister says drafting hareidim should be carried out gradually.Gil Ronen, 5/26/2013, 6:13 PM

R. Yosef: G-d Will 'Thwart' Hareidi Draft Plan

Shas spiritual advisor and former Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef condemned the government for preparing to draft hareidi studentsDavid Lev, 5/26/2013, 5:39 PM

Ministers Expected to Oppose ‘Anti-Hareidi’ Report

The Perry Committee’s recommendations are expected to face strong opposition. MK: It looks like an anti-hareidi campaign.Maayana Miskin, 5/26/2013, 12:52 PM

Likud Joins Opposition to Enlistment Plan

Coalition Chairman Levin says Arabs must be drafted too, and not just hareidim.Gil Ronen, 5/25/2013, 10:19 PM

Ariel: Equal Burden Should Apply to Arabs Too

Housing Minister Uri Ariel says his party intends to demand legislation be introduced requiring Arabs to enlist in the army.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/24/2013, 9:38 PM

MK: Hareidi Men Will Marry Young, Avoid Service

MK says proposed solution for hareidi military service will be no solution at all, thanks to early marriage in hareidi community.Maayana Miskin, 5/24/2013, 2:10 PM

Hareidi MKs Vow to Fight Enlistment Plan

"Draconian sanctions are ineffective and have no chance," says MK Moses.Gil Ronen, 5/23/2013, 5:04 PM

Report: Israeli NGOs Against IDF Veterans

Israel-based organizations are thwarting attempts to reward soldiers and to encourage ‘equal burden of service.’Maayana Miskin, 5/19/2013, 10:59 AM

IDF: Shorten Service to 32 Months From 2015

Military presents plan for shortening mandatory service to the Perry Committee on equal service.Gil Ronen, 5/6/2013, 11:30 AM

‘Equal Burden for Hareidi Men, What About Arabs?’

Deputy Defense Minister calls for Arabs, not just hareidi Jews, to bear burden of national defense. Maayana Miskin, 4/28/2013, 11:06 AM

Soldiers: Hareidi Jews Willl be Surprised by IDF

Ministers meet with hareidi soldiers as they weigh options in IDF enlistment battle.Maayana Miskin, 4/23/2013, 7:39 PM

Perry C'tee: 'We'll be Sensitive but Determined'

Minister Perry uses Disengagement slogan with regard to hareidi enlistment.Gil Ronen, 4/14/2013, 7:14 PM