'Stay off the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway tonight''

Extremist haredi faction warns travelers to stay off Route 1, blocks roads in Jerusalem in protest against detention of draft dodgers.Gary Willig, 3/23/2017, 8:35 PM

Haredi anti-draft activists: The Torah tells us to protest

Extremist haredi faction calls fight against detention of draft dodgers 'war against Amalek.'Gary Willig, 3/19/2017, 10:03 PM

Airport nightmare: Bureaucratic error lands haredi woman in jail

On way to vacation abroad, young haredi woman arrested at airport, sent to jail - all because of a simple bureaucratic mistake.David Rosenberg, 7/19/2016, 9:00 PM

Ratified: Draft-Dodgers Ineligible for State Scholarships

'Draft Dodgers' Law' passes on Knesset plenum, will revoke eligibility for students who evaded IDF service for ideological reasons.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 11/17/2014, 9:53 PM

Criminal Sanctions for Hareidi Draft-Dodgers - After 6 Months

The Shaked Committee reaches a compromise on hareidi draft-dodgers.Tova Dvorin, 2/18/2014, 9:46 AM

Legal Expert: Draft Law 'Shameful, Scandalous' - and Ineffective

Attorney Yoram Sheftel slams the Equal Burden Law calling for hareidi draft, claims it will encourage more men to dodge the draft.Tova Dvorin, 2/7/2014, 1:59 PM

IDF Evaluates Draft-Dodger with Facebook, Debate Ensues

Incoming recruit declares herself 'religious' - and, thus, exempt - just before draft date; IDF uses Facebook to accuse her of fakery.Tova Dvorin, 1/31/2014, 10:06 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

General: ‘People’s Army’ Facing Collapse

IDF general reveals: one in four men and over one-third of women eligible for draft do not enlist. Draft-dodging threatens 'people's army.'Maayana Miskin, 12/3/2013, 5:58 PM

Rabbi Ovadia: Fight Draft Movement by Studying Torah

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef urged yeshivas to take a "spiritual summer vacation" and continue learning Torah in response to the draft movement.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/8/2012, 8:11 AM

Yeshiva Students Could Serve in Shabak, Report Says

The Plesner Committee is set to reveal its recommendations on drafting yeshiva students next week.David Lev, 6/28/2012, 9:39 AM

Soldier’s Life at Risk in Hunger Strike

A soldier arrested for going AWOL is on a hunger strike and has refused medical treatment.Maayana Miskin, 6/22/2012, 10:23 AM