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The rabbinical leader of the Vishnitz Chas - the new Knesset law that Haredim must serve in the army just like every Jew in...
Haredi Knesset Member Moshe Gafni said he doesn’t mind if yeshivas are monitored to make sure those enrolled are learning so long as universities...
No religious Jew would deny the merit that Torah study. But it is the height of folly to believe that a strong military is therefore unnecessary.
Universal army service will help integrate Haredim into the workplace so that they can earn a livable wage and support their families.
The suggestion is intriguing, self serving and frankly somewhat humorous.
It is always easiest to blame the rest of the world and not to make an accounting of your own ideology.
This really is Independence Day! Satmar sets up an emergency panel to hustle IDF Draft Refugees’ out of Israel lest they be contaminated by serving the country. Let them be America’s problem.
Why throw years of friendly cooperation into the trashcan?
As long as rabbinic leaders live in the past and insist on calling the idea of ‘sharing the burden’ a 'shas haShmad,' antagonism toward Haredim will not change.
Divinity exemptions are designed to produce clergy that will serve the populace, not so that every single member of it becomes a member of the clergy.
There is no reason why Haredim should continue to be the single biggest and fastest growing welfare demographic in all of Israel.
Drastic changes must be done gradually and with the cooperation of the affected sector of society.
Once again we see a great rabbinic figure who apparently does not understand what it is that really upsets the non-Haredi public, including many observant Jews.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has not discounted the possibility of calling new elections, Likud sources say, according to the Israeli publication, Ma'ariv.
No one wants Hareidim moving into their neighborhood. But no one is letting them build all-Hareidi communities either.
Not exactly what Jewish Home voters thought they would get on election day.
Do these rabbis really think that Naftali Bennett, an observant Jew, or Rabbi Dov Lipman have “risen in our generation to destroy the Jewish people”?
If we can’t forcibly draft Diaspora Jews, then it’s up to them to enlist on their own.
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