Ultra-Orthodox leader warns of ‘civil war’ over changes to Israeli military draft exemptions
Αναρτήθηκε από τον/την satyrikon στο Ιουλίου 31, 2012
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JERUSALEM — In an step that could intensify a major rift among Israelis, the defence minister on Tuesday ordered the army to prepare for a universal draft of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men.
Many in the insular and rapidly growing community say they would rather go to jail than comply with an end to the decades-long draft exemptions that have caused increasing outrage in the country.