Orthodox Jews protest about conscription.

MaiBelle

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#6
Thanks for correcting the link Flag :)

I think in practice, even if they do change the law it's not going to make a big difference to the number of people who serve...apparently only about 50% of potentials actually serve, and many duck out under medical reasons, 'low motivation' or just refusing to serve. At present they are excluded under a law allowing religious study as a reason for exeption, but if people can avoid serving simply by refusing to do the training then I don't see how much difference changing this law would make.
 
#15
Was watching the wright stuff programme this morning and was surprised to learn that members of the Israeli Defence Force wear their uniform in public when off duty.
 
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