The draft is but one area Haredi leaders badly stumble over.
There ought to be a process of exempting yeshiva students via bechinos (tests).
No one wants Hareidim moving into their neighborhood. But no one is letting them build all-Hareidi communities either.
When a drafter of Israel's Constitution says there is a problem because too many IDF commanders are religious, we need to worry about what kind of Constitution he is drafting.
If we can’t forcibly draft Diaspora Jews, then it’s up to them to enlist on their own.
The Rabbis of the religious Zionist community serve in the army; why shouldn’t Haredi Rabbis also be brave examples for their students?
The IDF conducts physical profiling of Israeli children to determine placement in the army.
My son-in-law needs to believe that there will be no need for soldiers in another 18 or so years. Deep down, I want to believe that too.
Naftali Bennett goes on the offensive, questioning whether Netanyahu is planing another Expulsion/Disengagement based on his statements.
According to Rav Meir Porush, it is better for Yeshiva students to sit in jail than to serve their country.
Originally published at Rubin Reports.
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