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Rabbis: Judaism Means Loving Non-Jews

Rabbis: Judaism Means Loving Non-Jews

Rabbis clarify Judaism’s position on non-Jews, women’s role in light of IDF mezuzah controversy.Maayana Miskin, 24/04/2013 09:31
Rabbi: ‘Haaretz’ Wants Israelis to Dislike Judaism

Rabbi: ‘Haaretz’ Wants Israelis to Dislike Judaism

Rabbi accuses Ha'aretz of anti-Judaism slant after paper accuses IDF rabbis of racism.Maayana Miskin, 21/04/2013 13:09
New IDF Technology Allows Instant ID

New IDF Technology Allows Instant ID

New technology will mean that fallen soldiers can be identified immediately, so that families do not wait hours for news.Maayana Miskin, 02/11/2012 15:20
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
Soldiers Equipped with Apples, Honey for New Year

Soldiers Equipped with Apples, Honey for New Year

The IDF prepares for the new year with 2.4 metric tons of honey and 30 tons of apples. Maayana Miskin, 13/09/2012 21:08
Rabbi: Hareidi Enlistment Won’t Stop Hate

Rabbi: Hareidi Enlistment Won’t Stop Hate

Hareidi rabbi fears that hareidi IDF enlistment won’t stop hate. “They’ll just attack us more.”, 13/07/2012 13:19
Soldiers Allege Forced Sabbath Labor in IDF Prison

Soldiers Allege Forced Sabbath Labor in IDF Prison

Soldiers say they were required to violate the Sabbath while in IDF prison., 06/07/2012 11:04
Orlev: Draft-Dodging Not a Torah Value

Orlev: Draft-Dodging Not a Torah Value

MK Orlev has criticism for hareidi leaders who call on young men not to enlist. Those who learn Torah know they need to serve, he says.Maayana Miskin, 23/06/2012 23:58
Hareidi Enlistment Continues to Rise

Hareidi Enlistment Continues to Rise

New programs created as hareidi youth continue to enlist in IDF. Hareidi soldiers get their own IDF rabbi. Maayana Miskin, 25/05/2012 13:52
IDF Chief of Staff Rules: Men Must Attend

IDF Chief of Staff Rules: Men Must Attend

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Ganz rules no soldier will be exempt from official military ceremonies, even if a woman is singing.Chana Ya'ar, 02/01/2012 23:19