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Netanyahu to extend Haredi draft exemption


The Israeli cabinet will approve the extension of the Tal Law for an additional five years, Prime Minister Netanyahu said on Monday. The Tal Law exempts yeshiva (religious Jewish school) students from IDF military service. The Israeli Forum for Equal Service condemned the move by saying that “with one hand Netanyahu talks of war against external enemies while the other hand crumbles the military and Israeli society from within.”

Ynetnews, Israel

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