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

'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, 23/03/2017 20:35
Haredi anti-draft activists: The Torah tells us to protest

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, 19/03/2017 22:03
Bureaucratic error lands haredi woman in prison

Bureaucratic error lands haredi woman in prison

On way to vacation abroad, young haredi woman arrested at airport, sent to jail - all because of a simple bureaucratic mistake.David Rosenberg, 19/07/2016 21:00
Draft-Dodgers Ineligible for State Scholarships

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, 17/11/2014 21:53
Criminal Sanctions for Draft-Dodgers After Interim

Criminal Sanctions for Draft-Dodgers After Interim

The Shaked Committee reaches a compromise on hareidi draft-dodgers.Tova Dvorin, 18/02/2014 09:46
Sheftel: Draft Law 'Shameful, Scandalous'

Sheftel: Draft Law 'Shameful, Scandalous'

Attorney Yoram Sheftel slams the Equal Burden Law calling for hareidi draft, claims it will encourage more men to dodge the draft.Tova Dvorin, 07/02/2014 13:59
IDF Evaluates Draft-Dodger With Facebook

IDF Evaluates Draft-Dodger With Facebook

Incoming recruit declares herself 'religious' - and, thus, exempt - just before draft date; IDF uses Facebook to accuse her of fakery.Tova Dvorin, 31/01/2014 10:06
Slashed Budgets Blamed on ‘Fundamental Hate’

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, 16/01/2014 11:18
General: ‘People’s Army’ Facing Collapse

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, 03/12/2013 17:58
Rabbi Ovadia: Fight Draft by Studying Torah

Rabbi Ovadia: Fight Draft 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, 08/07/2012 08:11
Yeshiva Students Could Serve in Shabak

Yeshiva Students Could Serve in Shabak

The Plesner Committee is set to reveal its recommendations on drafting yeshiva students next week.David Lev, 28/06/2012 09:39
Soldier’s Life at Risk in Hunger Strike

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, 22/06/2012 10:23