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Yaalon: No to Criminal Sanctions Against Evaders

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.Elad Benari, 03/06/2013 02:15
Danon: We Won’t Be Party to Incitement

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. Maayana Miskin, 31/05/2013 12:12
Hareidi Group: 'Revenge Lashes' for IDF Soldiers

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 armyDavid Lev, 30/05/2013 13:01
Livni Dissatisfied with Agreement on Hesder Track

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2013 06:13
Perry Cttee: Criminalize Hareidi Non-Enlistment

Perry Cttee: Criminalize Hareidi Non-Enlistment

Perry Committee votes for criminal sanctions for hareidi non-enlistment.Maayana Miskin, 29/05/2013 10:32
Netanyahu Asks Yaalon to Support New Draft Law

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.Elad Benari, 28/05/2013 01:13
Perry Committee Ends Meeting Without Agreement

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.Elad Benari, 27/05/2013 04:42
Perry C'tee: Hesder Yeshivas Win Reprieve

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.Gil Ronen, 26/05/2013 22:37
Yaalon: No to Sanctions on Hareidim

Yaalon: No to Sanctions on Hareidim

Defense Minister says drafting hareidim should be carried out gradually.Gil Ronen, 26/05/2013 18:13
R. Yosef: G-d Will 'Thwart' Hareidi Draft Plan

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 studentsDavid Lev, 26/05/2013 17:39
Ministers Expected to Oppose ‘Anti-Hareidi’ Report

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.Maayana Miskin, 26/05/2013 12:52
Likud Joins Opposition to Enlistment Plan

Likud Joins Opposition to Enlistment Plan

Coalition Chairman Levin says Arabs must be drafted too, and not just hareidim.Gil Ronen, 25/05/2013 22:19
Ariel: Equal Burden Should Apply to Arabs Too

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.Elad Benari, Canada, 24/05/2013 21:38
MK: Hareidi Men Will Marry Young, Avoid Service

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.Maayana Miskin, 24/05/2013 14:10
Hareidi MKs Vow to Fight Enlistment Plan

Hareidi MKs Vow to Fight Enlistment Plan

"Draconian sanctions are ineffective and have no chance," says MK Moses.Gil Ronen, 23/05/2013 17:04
Report: Israeli NGOs Against IDF Veterans

Report: Israeli NGOs Against IDF Veterans

Israel-based organizations are thwarting attempts to reward soldiers and to encourage ‘equal burden of service.’Maayana Miskin, 19/05/2013 10:59
IDF: Shorten Service to 32 Months From 2015

IDF: Shorten Service to 32 Months From 2015

Military presents plan for shortening mandatory service to the Perry Committee on equal service.Gil Ronen, 06/05/2013 11:30
‘Equal Burden for Hareidi Men, What About Arabs?’

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

Deputy Defense Minister calls for Arabs, not just hareidi Jews, to bear burden of national defense. Maayana Miskin, 28/04/2013 11:06
Soldiers: Hareidi Jews Willl be Surprised by IDF

Soldiers: Hareidi Jews Willl be Surprised by IDF

Ministers meet with hareidi soldiers as they weigh options in IDF enlistment battle.Maayana Miskin, 23/04/2013 19:39
Perry C'tee: 'We'll be Sensitive but Determined'

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

Minister Perry uses Disengagement slogan with regard to hareidi enlistment.Gil Ronen, 14/04/2013 19:14