The Israel Armed Forces is proposing that women and men both serve in the army for the same amount of time for equal positions. Men soldiers currently serve for three years and women for two years.
The IDF wants to cut the men’s service to 32 months and extend the service for women as well as those in the Hesder Yeshiva program, effective in July 2015.Jewish Press News Briefs
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