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Additionally, the Attorney General's Office said that the Ministry of Defense was considering the exemption of another 1,803 yeshiva students scheduled for enlistment on December 22. The new mass exemptions have raised new accusations from several
A Knesset committee on the draft held a heated debate Tuesday afternoon on a proposal for compulsory army service for all male yeshiva students by the year 2017. A select number of 1,800 yeshiva students would be totally exempt based on a exemplary
Free Daily Israel Report Latest News Briefs "+arr[i]+" 15:09 Reported News Brief 10/29/2013, Cheshvan 25, 5774 Foreign Yeshiva Student Budget to be Restored The proposed budget cut for yeshiva students who come from abroad will be cancelled,
43 Reported News Brief 10/16/2013, Cheshvan 12, 5774 Slomiansky Fights for Foreign Hareidi Yeshiva Students At a meeting between the Head of the Knesset's Finance Committee, MK Nissan Slomiansky (Jewish Home) and Finance Minister, MK Yair Lapid (
The arrests were made possible after two youngsters were caught vandalizing cars in Jerusalem's Shimon Hatzadik neighborhood. These arrests led to the arrests of the others. The matter is presently under investigation.
Questions have been raised, however, within the framework of the legislative process for drafting haredim into the army, about the short length of service performed by hesder recruits relative to ordinary IDF soldiers, who serve 36 months. The
Haredi demonstration against IDF enlistment legislation in Jerusalem, May 16, 2013 Photo: Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post The High Court of Justice on Thursday instructed the Minister of Defense to explain why he is not drafting haredi men of
The High Court also ordered the state to explain why the state budget for those students was not stopped, pending new legislation on national service. The court did not approve a petition that demanded the actual induction of the students. It issued
DM Yaalon had said that the draft of yeshiva students should be put to further discussion, and the forced draft should be postponed from the scheduled date, which was yesterday, August 18.
One of the key implications of this change would be that after the year 2020, all Jewish men of military age would have to enlist at age 18. The bill, as drawn up by the Peri Committee, provides an option for haredi yeshiva students to defer their