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  • Barak orders haredi Orthodox conscription

    August 1, 2012 | 11:19 am

    Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak ordered the Israeli Defense Forces to draft haredi Orthodox men as it does other Jewish Israelis.

    Barak has allowed a month for officials to formulate regulations on haredi conscription, according to reports.

    The order came as the Tal Law, which...

  • Extremist haredi Orthodox protest universal conscription

    July 16, 2012 | 3:40 pm

    Thousands of members of a haredi Orthodox sect protested in Jerusalem against a planned universal military service law.

    The members of the extremist Eda Haredit sect, which does not recognize secular law, protested Monday evening.

    The protest reportedly began with prayer and...