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Jewish Home minister: Beard crisis is 'our job'

Jewish Home minister: Beard crisis is 'our job'

"Matters such as these are painful and infuriating," said Minister Uri Ariel. "There is no place for them in the IDF."Yedidya Ben Or, 21/08/2016 11:46
Beard crisis: 'Religious soldiers in a dilemma'

Beard crisis: 'Religious soldiers in a dilemma'

Rabbi Avi Shayish, divisional IDF chaplain, explains how army's unresolved beard crisis is causing problems for religious soldiers.Benny Tucker, 14/07/2016 16:44
Tajik police shave 13,000 beards to fight religion

Tajik police shave 13,000 beards to fight religion

Secular regime's law enforcement services convinced 1,700 women and girls to stop wearing headscarves.Gil Ronen, 20/01/2016 19:02
High Court Freezes IDF No-Beard Rule

High Court Freezes IDF No-Beard Rule

A new order forbidding secular soldiers from growing beards is on hold until High Court considers a motion filed against it.Ido Ben Porat, 27/08/2015 23:00
Mystery of Lapid's Beard Dispelled

Mystery of Lapid's Beard Dispelled

Secularist Finance Minister Yair Lapid created a stir when he grew a beard. His bureau says he's not becoming religious, however.Gil Ronen, 22/10/2014 13:51
NYPD Hasidic Recruit Suffered 'Discrimination'

NYPD Hasidic Recruit Suffered 'Discrimination'

Court ruling finds that Hasidic-religious NYPD recruit was discriminated against when he was fired over the length of his beard.Ari Yashar, 18/11/2013 10:19
Government Intolerant of Jew With A Beard

Government Intolerant of Jew With A Beard

The complaints continue about failure in the gas mask distribution: "they aren't beard friendly."Kochava Rozenbaum , 02/09/2013 08:37
IDF’s Anti-Beard Rule Cancelled after A7 Report

IDF’s Anti-Beard Rule Cancelled after A7 Report

Following a report by Arutz Sheva, IDF commanders decide to continue to allow religious soldiers to grow beards.Maayana Miskin, 21/09/2012 09:13