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  Shvat 2, 5778 , 18/01/18

Beit Hillel: IDF not an army of the religious or the secular

The Beit Hillel organization has responded to the words of Rabbi Shlomo Aviner and Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu against the Israel Defense Forces' handling of recruiting girls in particular and religious soldiers in general, saying, "The top echelons of the military command, headed by the chief of staff, are showing a willingness to resolve these difficulties and are in contact with religious Zionist rabbis, including Rabbis and their wives of Beit Hillel, heads of yeshivas, and heads of seminaries." The organization also said, "As rabbis and educators, we must avoid statements that prevent dialogue and cooperation. The IDF is not an army of the religious or the secular. It belongs to all of us and thus its strength."

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