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Yaalon: 'Hareidi Enlistment Law Subject to Me'

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon hints at compromise over bill, says he'll be bound by the spirit of the law but not to its details.

Yaalon: 'Hareidi Enlistment Law Subject to My Interpretation.'

‘Knesset, not Court, to Rule on Enlistment’

Attorney-General’s change would see Torah scholars enlist at 18, not 21. MK Shaked: Knesset will decide – not Supreme Court.

‘Knesset, not Court, to Rule on Enlistment’

Rabbi Ben-Dahan: No Way Will Hareidim be Jailed

Hareidi-religious yeshiva students will not go to jail, even if they refuse to enlist in the IDF, says Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs.

Rabbi Ben-Dahan: No Way Will Hareidim be Jailed

Yaalon: No to Criminal Sanctions Against Evaders

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon expresses his strong opposition to criminal actions against hareidi men who don't serve in the IDF.

Yaalon: No to Criminal Sanctions Against Hareidi Draft Evaders

Danon: We Won’t Be Party to Incitement

Danon says Likud will stick up for hareidi Israelis, will insist on changes to ‘equal burden of service’ law.

Danon: We Won’t Be Party to Anti-Hareidi Incitement

Hareidi Group: 'Revenge Lashes' for IDF Soldiers

A hareidi group is threatening to 'take revenge' against IDF soldiers if hareidi youths are jailed for refusing to join the army

'Underground' Hareidi Group: 'Revenge Lashes' for IDF Soldiers

Livni Dissatisfied with Agreement on Hesder Track

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni says that soldiers in the hesder track should serve for the same length of time as hareidi soldiers.

Livni Dissatisfied with Agreement on Hesder Track

Perry Cttee: Criminalize Hareidi Non-Enlistment

Perry Committee votes for criminal sanctions for hareidi non-enlistment.

Perry Committee: Treat Hareidi Men who Don’t Enlist as Criminals

Netanyahu Asks Yaalon to Support New Draft Law

Prime Minister asks Defense Minister to support new draft law, despite his opposition to criminal sanctions against draft evaders.

Netanyahu Asks Yaalon to Support New Draft Law

Perry Committee Ends Meeting Without Agreement

Late night meeting of the Perry Committee ends because of an argument over criminal sanctions against hareidim who evade service.

Perry Committee Ends Meeting Without Agreement

Perry C'tee: Hesder Yeshivas Win Reprieve

Period of military service for Hesder yeshivas will not be lengthened to 22 months, but only to 17.

Perry C'tee: Hesder Yeshivas Win Reprieve

Yaalon: No to Sanctions on Hareidim

Defense Minister says drafting hareidim should be carried out gradually.

Yaalon: No to Sanctions on Hareidim

R. Yosef: G-d Will 'Thwart' Hareidi Draft Plan

Shas spiritual advisor and former Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef condemned the government for preparing to draft hareidi students

R. Yosef: G-d Will 'Thwart' Hareidi Draft Plan

Ministers Expected to Oppose ‘Anti-Hareidi’ Report

The Perry Committee’s recommendations are expected to face strong opposition. MK: It looks like an anti-hareidi campaign.

Ministers Expected to Oppose ‘Anti-Hareidi’ Perry Report

Likud Joins Opposition to Enlistment Plan

Coalition Chairman Levin says Arabs must be drafted too, and not just hareidim.

Likud Joins Opposition to Enlistment Plan

Ariel: Equal Burden Should Apply to Arabs Too

Housing Minister Uri Ariel says his party intends to demand legislation be introduced requiring Arabs to enlist in the army.

Ariel: Equal Burden Should Apply to Everyone, Arabs Too

MK: Hareidi Men Will Marry Young, Avoid Service

MK says proposed solution for hareidi military service will be no solution at all, thanks to early marriage in hareidi community.

MK: Hareidi Men Will Marry Young, Avoid Service

Hareidi MKs Vow to Fight Enlistment Plan

"Draconian sanctions are ineffective and have no chance," says MK Moses.

Hareidi MKs Vow to Fight Enlistment Plan

Report: Israeli NGOs Against IDF Veterans

Israel-based organizations are thwarting attempts to reward soldiers and to encourage ‘equal burden of service.’

Report: Israeli NGOs Against IDF Veterans

IDF: Shorten Service to 32 Months From 2015

Military presents plan for shortening mandatory service to the Perry Committee on equal service.

IDF: Shorten Service to 32 Months From 2015

‘Equal Burden for Hareidi Men, What About Arabs?’

Deputy Defense Minister calls for Arabs, not just hareidi Jews, to bear burden of national defense.

‘Equal Burden for Hareidi Men – What About Arabs?’

Soldiers: Hareidi Jews Willl be Surprised by IDF

Ministers meet with hareidi soldiers as they weigh options in IDF enlistment battle.

Soldiers: Hareidi Jews Will be Pleasantly Surprised by IDF

Perry C'tee: 'We'll be Sensitive but Determined'

Minister Perry uses Disengagement slogan with regard to hareidi enlistment.

Perry C'tee Convenes: 'We'll be Sensitive but Determined'