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Lapid Lauds Supreme Court Ruling Against Yeshivas

Lapid Lauds Supreme Court Ruling Against Yeshivas

Court decision to annul funding for yeshivas a 'reminder of the law' says Lapid; MK Shaked calls ruling meaningless pressure.Ari Yashar, 05/02/2014 10:17
Supreme Court: No Govt. Funds for Hareidi Students

Supreme Court: No Govt. Funds for Hareidi Students

Supreme Court rules government must not fund yeshivas for students who have not enlisted in the IDF.Maayana Miskin, 04/02/2014 19:18
R' Rontzki: A Hareidi Soldier Will Remain Hareidi

R' Rontzki: A Hareidi Soldier Will Remain Hareidi

Former Chief Rabbi of the IDF: Canceling of Tal Law, involvement of gov't in hareidi draft a mistake - but a citizen must give back to IDF.Tova Dvorin, 29/11/2013 09:09
C'tee to Bring Hareidi, Arab Men to 'Share Burden'

C'tee to Bring Hareidi, Arab Men to 'Share Burden'

A new government committee will look for ways to bring hareidi-religious, Arabs into military or civilian service.Maayana Miskin, 07/04/2013 16:53
Rabbi: Hareidi Enlistment ‘Not a Czarist Decree’

Rabbi: Hareidi Enlistment ‘Not a Czarist Decree’

Rabbi Dov Lior says hareidi enlistment plans show unprecedented respect for Torah study, are not a ‘decree.’Maayana Miskin, 02/04/2013 20:11
Report: Hesder First Year Students Being Called Up

Report: Hesder First Year Students Being Called Up

In an unprecedented move, the IDF has begun drafting those students in their first year of yeshiva who have not yet registered in hesder.David Lev, 10/02/2013 15:53
Labor Candidate: Don’t Enlist Hareidim

Labor Candidate: Don’t Enlist Hareidim

Left-wing newcomer surprises by opposing drive to recruit hareidi men. ‘It’s too late.’, 18/12/2012 22:50
Hareidi Rabbis: What to Do When Call-Up Comes?

Hareidi Rabbis: What to Do When Call-Up Comes?

Hareidi rabbis debate approach young Torah students should take when summoned to report for IDF service.Maayana Miskin, 04/12/2012 23:45
IDF Reveals its Plans on Hareidi Draft

IDF Reveals its Plans on Hareidi Draft

The IDF informed the High Court that it would begin drafting 18 year old Hareidi students beginning next summer.David Lev, 12/11/2012 19:34
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
Schmeltzer's New Video Honors Hareidi Soldiers

Schmeltzer's New Video Honors Hareidi Soldiers

Jewish superstar Lipa Schmeltzer releases music video that promotes solidarity among Jews worldwide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2012 05:43
IDF’s 3-Pronged Plan to Enlist Hareidim

IDF’s 3-Pronged Plan to Enlist Hareidim

With no replacement for the Tal Law, the IDF creates a plan for enlisting all hareidi men.Maayana Miskin, 17/08/2012 09:20
Shas: Some Demanding Full IDF Sevice Didn't Serve

Shas: Some Demanding Full IDF Sevice Didn't Serve

Fighting “fire with fire,” Shas checked up on the IDF records of the MKs complaining loudest about the Tal LawDavid Lev, 16/08/2012 09:30
MK Ze'ev: Drafting Hareidim Will End the Coalition

MK Ze'ev: Drafting Hareidim Will End the Coalition

MK Nissim Ze’ev (Shas) warns that forcing a mass enlistment by hareidi religious youth would mean the end of the coalition.Elad Benari, 02/08/2012 05:17
Mass Hareidi Enlistment Would Create Chaos in IDF

Mass Hareidi Enlistment Would Create Chaos in IDF

Yeshiva students are required to join the IDF as of Wednesday, but what would happen if there were a mass draft of 50,000? There won't be.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 01/08/2012 08:39
Tal Law Expires – IDF to Offer Alternative

Tal Law Expires – IDF to Offer Alternative

Defense Minister instructs military to begin implementation of Security Service Law regarding hareidim.Gil Ronen, 31/07/2012 22:18
Tal Law Proposal, ‘Just Enlist Them’

Tal Law Proposal, ‘Just Enlist Them’

The ‘equal share in the burden’ camp calls to stop trying to replace the Tal Law, and simply draft everyone. Move could mean mass arrests.Maayana Miskin, 22/07/2012 20:07
Netanyahu Praises Ya'alon Plan to Replace Tal Law

Netanyahu Praises Ya'alon Plan to Replace Tal Law

PM Binyamin Netanyahu described the plan to replace the Tal Law presented Sunday by Minister Moshe Ya'alon as a “realistic change."Chana Ya'ar, 22/07/2012 17:19
Knesset Kills Military Service Bill 74-22

Knesset Kills Military Service Bill 74-22

Yisrael Beteynu's universal service bill that would require all Israelis to serve in the IDF at age 18 goes down in flames.Gabe Kahn, 18/07/2012 18:10
Mofaz Surrenders; Unity Coalition Lasted 19 Weeks

Mofaz Surrenders; Unity Coalition Lasted 19 Weeks

The national unity coalition born nine weeks ago is dead, but the government lives as it did before Kadima left the Opposition. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 17/07/2012 19:07
Likud: 'Unity, Not Division' Over Draft Law

Likud: 'Unity, Not Division' Over Draft Law

Likud Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar urged Monday night that what he called a “fair and acceptable” draft system be ensured.Chana Ya'ar, 16/07/2012 21:13
Massive Jerusalem Protest Against Universal Draft

Massive Jerusalem Protest Against Universal Draft

Thousands of hareidi-religious Jews rallied Monday night in Jerusalem to protest the universal draft law.Chana Ya'ar, 16/07/2012 20:43
Zionist Yeshivas Won’t be Affected by Tal Law End

Zionist Yeshivas Won’t be Affected by Tal Law End

Ministerial committee approved bill regulating Zionist yeshiva students' army service, despite Shas opposition.Gil Ronen, 15/07/2012 21:15
Netanyahu Hints Kadima on Its Way Out

Netanyahu Hints Kadima on Its Way Out

Education minister says Kadima wants to split coalition, and Netanyahu voices agreement with statement.Gil Ronen, 15/07/2012 17:53
Rav Amar: Persecution Caused Earthquake

Rav Amar: Persecution Caused Earthquake

Sephardic chief rabbi Shlomo Amar says Tuesday's Earthquake is the Devil's work spawned by the Tal Law controversyGabe Kahn, 11/07/2012 19:51
Rel.-Zionist Sages: Solve Enlistment Peacefully

Rel.-Zionist Sages: Solve Enlistment Peacefully

Leaders of religious Zionism meet, issue declaration: solution must not be achieved in "violent" manner.Gil Ronen, 10/07/2012 21:14
Mofaz Upbeat About Draft Law Chances

Mofaz Upbeat About Draft Law Chances

Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz said he believes the government will have drafted a replacement for the Tal Law before the weekend.Gabe Kahn, 09/07/2012 21:43
UTJ Chairman Litzman Skips Cabinet Over Draft

UTJ Chairman Litzman Skips Cabinet Over Draft

United Torah Judaism party chairman Yaakov Litzman skipped the weekly cabinet meeting in protest over the universal draft law.Chana Ya'ar, 08/07/2012 15:31
Bibi and Mofaz Agree on Draft Law Panel – for Now

Bibi and Mofaz Agree on Draft Law Panel – for Now

The media-led campaign to bust the coalition collapses with the Likud’s adopting “in principle” a Kadima draft law proposal – with changes. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 08/07/2012 14:45
Will Tal Law's Demise Hurt Hesder Yeshivas?

Will Tal Law's Demise Hurt Hesder Yeshivas?

Thousands of hesder yeshiva students could lose their legal status unless a solution is found.Gil Ronen, 05/07/2012 17:18
Netanyahu: Sanctions for 'Draft Dodgers'

Netanyahu: Sanctions for 'Draft Dodgers'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says those who refuse to serve in the IDF will not recieve the same benefits as those who do serve.Gabe Kahn, 04/07/2012 20:56
Peres Trying to Untie Hareidi Enlistment Knot

Peres Trying to Untie Hareidi Enlistment Knot

President meets hareidi MK in an attempt to find a solution to dispute threatening coalition.Gil Ronen, 04/07/2012 20:29
Kadima Ultimatum: Pass Draft Law or Kadima to Quit

Kadima Ultimatum: Pass Draft Law or Kadima to Quit

Mofaz issues an ultimatum to Netanyahu: Adopt new draft law proposals or Kadima will quit coalition. Bibi must choose Shas or Kadima.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 04/07/2012 13:43
Draft Law Panel Targets Hareidi Draft Refusers

Draft Law Panel Targets Hareidi Draft Refusers

The “draft law” panel headed by a Kadima MK wants heavy fines on hareidi youth who refuse to enlist. Sanctions on Arabs were less clear.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 04/07/2012 11:27
Something Electoral This Way Comes?

Something Electoral This Way Comes?

Opposition leader Shelly Yechimovich is hoping to dissolve the Knesset as the Tal Law again throws the Netanyahu government into crisisGabe Kahn, 03/07/2012 19:22
Unity Coalition Crumbles, Mofaz Shuns Netanyahu

Unity Coalition Crumbles, Mofaz Shuns Netanyahu

Kadima party chairman Mofaz refused to meet with Netanyahu after the Prime Minister dissolved a panel, led by Kadima, for a new draft law.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 03/07/2012 08:26
Draft Law Findings to be Released Wednesday

Draft Law Findings to be Released Wednesday

MK Yohanan Plesner will publish his committee's report on a new Draftl Law despite the PM cancelling his mandate.Gabe Kahn, 02/07/2012 21:17
UTJ: Draft Law Failure Proves Us Right

UTJ: Draft Law Failure Proves Us Right

The hareidi United Torah Judaism party says Draft Law Committee's failed attempt to write a new law justifies their refusal to cooperate.Gabe Kahn, 02/07/2012 19:59
Kadima Furious Over Scrapping of Draft Committee

Kadima Furious Over Scrapping of Draft Committee

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's decision to scrap the committee drafting a replacement for the Tal Law has incensed Kadima.Gabe Kahn, 02/07/2012 18:26
Kadima Concerned of Split Over Equal Burden Law

Kadima Concerned of Split Over Equal Burden Law

Members of Kadima concerned that the party may split if Plesner Committee does not come ensure equal service for all citizens.Elad Benari, Canada, 29/06/2012 23:40
Lieberman Visits 'Suckers Tent'

Lieberman Visits 'Suckers Tent'

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman visited the “suckers tent” and signed a petition calling for equal army service for all Israeli citizens.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 27/06/2012 06:46
Barak: The Goal – 90% Hareidi Enlistment

Barak: The Goal – 90% Hareidi Enlistment

Defense Minister Ehud Barak suggests 10% of hareidi men learn Torah, while the rest enlist in the military or civilian service.Maayana Miskin, 21/06/2012 18:10
Sanctions Planned against Haredim who don't Serve

Sanctions Planned against Haredim who don't Serve

Those affected would be ineligible for National Insurance stipends and other benefits. Yeshivas to be targeted too.Gil Ronen, 06/06/2012 17:39
IDF: We Need the Hareidi Men

IDF: We Need the Hareidi Men

The IDF has a shortage of thousands of soldiers, a brigadier general tells the Plesner Committee.Gil Ronen, 29/05/2012 10:05
Netanyahu: 'Time is Short and the Task is Great'

Netanyahu: 'Time is Short and the Task is Great'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu urged the committee tasked with replacing the Tal Law to work quickly; asked Hareidi parties to joinGabe Kahn, 21/05/2012 17:21
UTJ Bill Seeks to End Conscription

UTJ Bill Seeks to End Conscription

UTJ chairman Israel Eichler's last ditch effort to exempt yeshiva students from IDF is a law that would create a volunteer army.Gabe Kahn, 16/05/2012 22:24
Hareidi Enlistment: Shas won't Cooperate

Hareidi Enlistment: Shas won't Cooperate

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef nixes the idea of sending a representative to the Plesner Committee. Shas to present its own alternative to Tal Law..Gil Ronen, 14/05/2012 17:48
MK Yochanan Plesner to Head Tal Law Talks

MK Yochanan Plesner to Head Tal Law Talks

Coalition talks aimed at drafting a replacement for the Tal Law will begin next week; government wants to present draft within ten weeks.Gabe Kahn, 11/05/2012 12:37
Mofaz: Tal Law a 'Moral Stain on Israeli Society'

Mofaz: Tal Law a 'Moral Stain on Israeli Society'

Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz told Israelis he joined the Netanyahu government 'for the welfare and future of the State of Israel.'Gabe Kahn, 08/05/2012 20:41
Unity Gov't Renders 'Suckers' Protest Irrelevant

Unity Gov't Renders 'Suckers' Protest Irrelevant

The new unity government plans to replace the Tal Law by July, rendering the 'suckers tent' protest invalid.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 08/05/2012 06:43
IDF Preparing to Integrate More Hareidi Soldiers

IDF Preparing to Integrate More Hareidi Soldiers

As the controversy over the annulled Tal Law continues, the IDF prepares for a new law that will expand recruitment of hareidim.Elad Benari, 07/05/2012 04:15
Reason for Elections: Beinisch and Iran

Reason for Elections: Beinisch and Iran

TV Channel 2 reporter makes clear that the election was forced by outgoing judge in Tal Law ruling.Gil Ronen, 06/05/2012 17:50
Lieberman: At Least 90 Votes Against Tal Law

Lieberman: At Least 90 Votes Against Tal Law

FM Avigdor Lieberman says he has enough votes to kill the Tal Law, and will bring it to a vote if the government refuses to do soGabe Kahn, 03/05/2012 16:46
Elections Will Extend Tal Law into December

Elections Will Extend Tal Law into December

Early elections will mean the Tal Law will stand until 90 days into the next Knesset.Gabe Kahn, 02/05/2012 21:10
Shas to Lapid: Try Studying More Seriously

Shas to Lapid: Try Studying More Seriously

The Shas party criticizes Yair Lapid's alternative to the Tal Law, says the public is tired of Lapid's 'language games.'Elad Benari, 02/05/2012 03:13
Lapid Outlines 'Service for Everyone' Plan

Lapid Outlines 'Service for Everyone' Plan

Yair Lapid outlines his alternative to the Tal Law: Give the hareidim an exemption for 5 years, then have everyone serve.Elad Benari, 02/05/2012 01:18