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25 Reported News Brief 12/12/2013, Tevet 9, 5774 "Draft of Yeshiva Students Means War" Rabbi Tuvia Shulsinger, student of Lithuanian leader Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach says the Hareidi protest against the imprisonment of Yeshiva students who refused IDF
The Rabbi says students should apply for the legal postponement of army service at the draft office, while others are of the opinion that students should outright refuse to comply with the IDF.
Haredim protest the arrest of a yeshiva student for evading IDF service. Photo: Yisrael Cohen/Kikar HaShabbat Several hundred haredi men from radical factions within the ultra-Orthodox community demonstrated outside the IDF's Prison 6 Monday morning
Hareidi activists published a flyer encouraging Yeshiva students to resist the draft, vowing to assemble vast international pressure for their release in case of incarceration.
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