13.06.2011 11.Siwan, 5771
Haredi men join police rather than military for mandatory service; ‘The police sees great importance in growing closer to haredi society.’
Up to a month ago, these young haredi men were studying the Talmud. Now, they are engrossed in traffic laws and procedures, as part of their five weeks of training for their new positions in the Traffic Police.
Kollel students – 19 – have for the first time ever been recruited to the police for mandatory service, instead of a military stint….