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From National Service in Australia to quarantine in Israel

From National Service in Australia to quarantine in Israel

Arutz Sheva speaks with 6 women who ended their service as Zionist emissaries to the Jewish community of Melbourne due to the coronavirus.Yoni Kempinski, 25/03/2020 10:26
'Perfect Shabbat' for girls in Bet Elazraki Children’s Home

'Perfect Shabbat' for girls in Bet Elazraki Children’s Home

In Emunah Bet Elazraki Children’s Home, a Shabbat for parents of the National Service girls was a 'perfect Shabbat.'Orly Harari, 29/01/2020 10:29
US general: US should emulate Israeli national service

US general: US should emulate Israeli national service

US General Joseph Lengyel meets girls' empowerment organization, praises Israeli model of young people contributing to the state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/11/2019 17:51
'IDF using fake data to convince religious women to enlist'

'IDF using fake data to convince religious women to enlist'

A report says that the IDF estimates that within five years the number of religious girls who enlist will be doubled.Yehonatan Gottleib, 16/06/2019 17:02
Support program for 'Lone' National Service volunteers

Support program for 'Lone' National Service volunteers

Israel opens support program to help female volunteers who came from abroad to serve in Israel's Sherut Leumi.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/05/2019 21:23
'Why did they have to knock in middle of the night?'

'Why did they have to knock in middle of the night?'

Aunt of Ori Ansbacher wonders why it was necessary to wake up the family to inform them of terrorist's capture.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2019 11:40
Yes to National Service, no to military coercion'

Yes to National Service, no to military coercion'

Religious girls demonstrate against Education Ministry decision to fund groups that encourage them to join the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/01/2019 19:11
The 'Unit 8200' of women's national service

The 'Unit 8200' of women's national service

National service program modeled on elite IDF tech unit enlists young religious women to find technological solutions to social problems.Sam Sokol, JTA, 25/12/2018 14:20
Emunah Women's leader slams MK for 'violent invective'

Emunah Women's leader slams MK for 'violent invective'

Emunah Chair demands apology for slandering National Service girls. 'Jewish consciousness was years before Education Minister Bennett.'Benny Toker, 03/12/2018 15:54
Left-wing organizations retain status in National Service

Left-wing organizations retain status in National Service

Senior Justice Ministry official says status of leftist organizations should not be harmed despite position and criticism of State and army.Mordechai Sones, 22/08/2018 19:00
'Finance Minister harming National Service to save money'

'Finance Minister harming National Service to save money'

Minister Uri Ariel says he was caught off guard by Finance Ministry's appeal against bill to save National Service.Benny Toker, 14/06/2018 23:44
Finance minister declares war on national service

Finance minister declares war on national service

Minister Kahlon files appeal against MK Smotrich's bill on national service. Now the ball is in PM Netanyahu's court.Hezki Baruch, 13/06/2018 18:26
B'Tselem's national service rights frozen

B'Tselem's national service rights frozen

Head of National Service Authority revokes radical organization's national service rights after refusal to clarify call to refuse orders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2018 22:25
Unprecedented: Haredi to do National Service in the Mossad

Unprecedented: Haredi to do National Service in the Mossad

Haredi National Service volunteer joins the Mossad, with a second volunteer expected to join him next year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2018 14:08
B'Tselem to continue utilizing National Service volunteers

B'Tselem to continue utilizing National Service volunteers

National Service Director faces resistance after summoning director of organization calling on soldiers to refuse orders.Mordechai Sones, 09/04/2018 18:46
National Service at B'Tselem to end?

National Service at B'Tselem to end?

National Service Authority considers canceling NGO's eligibility to utilize volunteers following call to soldiers to disobey orders.Mordechai Sones, 05/04/2018 12:19
'Change the anthem and forget the Nationality Law'

'Change the anthem and forget the Nationality Law'

Supreme Court Deputy Chief Justice calls on State to change the words of Hatikva to omit "Jewish soul" yearning for Zion.Mordechai Sones, 31/01/2018 13:43
National Service for Amnesty International to continue

National Service for Amnesty International to continue

The National Service's legal advisor announced that he has no intention of canceling Amnesty's status to receive National Service volunteersArutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2017 09:52
'Girls benefit immensely from this'

'Girls benefit immensely from this'

Justice Minister addresses graduates of girls preparatory school before they begin their national service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2017 18:41
Likud minister: We'll see more haredi policemen soon

Likud minister: We'll see more haredi policemen soon

Public Security Minister Erdan says haredi National Service volunteers save lives.Hezki Baruch, 21/06/2017 10:42
'We've managed to regulate National Service'

'We've managed to regulate National Service'

Knesset committee approves law removing foreign-funded anti-Israel NGOs from list of approved National Service options.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2017 09:19
Bill to increase national service grants for yeshiva students

Bill to increase national service grants for yeshiva students

Bill seeks to make it easier for haredim to volunteer for national service, equalize payment for all who perform national serviceArutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2017 21:46
Bill to stop national service for foreign-funded NGOs advances

Bill to stop national service for foreign-funded NGOs advances

Bill to prevent organizations which receive most of their funding from foreign governments from receiving national service benefits advancesArutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2016 16:48
Leftist NGOs to be ineligible for National Service

Leftist NGOs to be ineligible for National Service

Likud MK submits law cancelling National Service positions in foreign-funded NGOs.Hezki Baruch, 31/10/2016 11:20
'Service against the state? Not on my watch'

'Service against the state? Not on my watch'

Minister of Agriculture says he will forbid national service volunteers from serving in pro-BDS organizations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2016 04:46
'National Service against the state? Madness.'

'National Service against the state? Madness.'

A new proposed law by MK Amir Ohana would cancel National Service appointments to organizations funded mainly by foreign countriesHezki Baruch, 30/08/2016 10:12
Fraud suspected in National Service organizations

Fraud suspected in National Service organizations

Police raid offices of organizations responsible for placing participants in civilian National Service programs.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 29/08/2016 14:57
Number of haredim in national service plummets

Number of haredim in national service plummets

Despite growth in the number of army recruits, steep decline in number of haredim joining civilian national service.Ben Shaul, 08/08/2016 11:26
'Latent racism' exists in some national service

'Latent racism' exists in some national service

The Chairman of National Service, Sar-Shalom Gerbi, refused to name the institutions that won't accept Ethiopian volunteers.Reut Hadar, 03/08/2016 08:05
Why do anti-IDF groups count for National Service?

Why do anti-IDF groups count for National Service?

Following revelation of anti-IDF NGOs inside Israel, MK Ohana asks to verify that the government isn't paying for their volunteers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2016 16:00
13% more Arabs volunteered for National Service

13% more Arabs volunteered for National Service

Despite intimidation, Shluchot organization says more Israeli Arab youths taking the 'leap' to join government programs.Yaakov Levi, 26/11/2015 13:36
IDF Pushing Religious Girls Away from Nat. Service

IDF Pushing Religious Girls Away from Nat. Service

An educator says that the military wants religious women to serve in uniform, instead of the civilian National Service.Benny Tucker, 15/07/2015 11:00
'The State Funds Its Enemies, Not Its Defenders'

'The State Funds Its Enemies, Not Its Defenders'

Nationalist activist notes paradox as national service directorate gives funds to radical leftist NGOs defaming Israel but not Lehava.Benny Toker, 26/06/2015 15:24
Minister Ariel: Left Shouldn't Celebrate Just Yet

Minister Ariel: Left Shouldn't Celebrate Just Yet

Despite A-G claim that national service ban to far-left NGOs is 'illegal,' Uri Ariel determined not to fund groups working against Israel.Hezki Baruch, 25/06/2015 11:16
AG Nixes Removal of Far-Left from National Service

AG Nixes Removal of Far-Left from National Service

A plan by Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel to pull National Service funding for leftist group B'Tselem is 'illegal,' government lawyer says.Yaakov Levi, 25/06/2015 09:02
Beshvil Helps 'Lone' Sherut Leumi Volunteers

Beshvil Helps 'Lone' Sherut Leumi Volunteers

Beshvil, founded just four years ago, responds to growing movement of hundreds of girls volunteering for national service in Israel.Gedalyah Reback, 26/04/2015 17:38
Activist: Prosecute Arab List Head for Incitement

Activist: Prosecute Arab List Head for Incitement

Amit Barak of Im Tirzu accuses Ayman Odeh, head of the United Arab List, of inciting Israeli citizens not to serve in the IDF.Moshe Cohen, 26/02/2015 09:58
Jewish Identity Org. Holds National Service Event

Jewish Identity Org. Holds National Service Event

Orientation event for girls interested in National Service for Zehut, a center for informal Jewish education and identity, held Tuesday.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 01/01/2014 22:44
Hareidim Call to Boycott National Service Event

Hareidim Call to Boycott National Service Event

Members of the hareidi religious community serving in National Service units will boycott an appearance by Naftali Bennett.David Lev, 12/12/2013 10:44
National Service 'Vets' to Get IDF-Style Benefits

National Service 'Vets' to Get IDF-Style Benefits

A new law will provide IDF-style benefits to "veterans" of the National and Civilian Services, said MK Yariv LevinDavid Lev, 27/10/2013 16:51
Israelis Debate Arabs in National Service

Israelis Debate Arabs in National Service

Israeli lawmakers continue to debate the pros and cons of mandatory integration of Israeli Arabs into the national service program.Chana Ya'ar, 09/06/2013 12:36
After Poland Visit, Arab Youth Discuss Holocaust

After Poland Visit, Arab Youth Discuss Holocaust

Dozens of Arab youths in the National Service participated in a Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony, and discussed the sad eventsDavid Lev, 08/04/2013 16:08
Post-Tal Law: Hareidi Service Drops

Post-Tal Law: Hareidi Service Drops

Hareidi men blocked from civil service in post-Tal Law confusion.Maayana Miskin, 26/10/2012 09:46
Praise for 'Service Soldiers' as Work Begins

Praise for 'Service Soldiers' as Work Begins

15,000 service volunteers begin work. “No less than soldiers defending homeland,” minister says. Maayana Miskin, 02/09/2011 12:10
Free Tuition to IDF Soldiers

Free Tuition to IDF Soldiers

Government approves plan to offer tuition-free higher education to soldiers in the Negev, Galilee, Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 14/09/2010 05:42
Pledge to Aid Marrow Registry

Pledge to Aid Marrow Registry

National service coordinators to work with bone marrow donor registry, hoping for over 13,000 new people registered per year.Maayana Miskin, 19/07/2010 12:28
National Service or Business?

National Service or Business?

As National Service organizations struggle with budget cuts, the program's founder accuses them of turning volunteerism into business.Maayana Miskin, 16/10/2009 09:06