Barak: 50% haredim to IDF, rest to national service

22.06.2012                      02.Tammus. 5772

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Barak: 50% haredim to IDF, rest to national service

At Keshev Committee on replacing Tal Law, defense minister says he wants a ceiling of 10% haredi exemption for Torah studies.

Defense Minister Ehud Barak told the Keshev Committee tasked with replacing the “Tal Law” on Thursday that the IDF and security services could make use of 50 percent of the annual intake of haredi men of military age, and that the remaining potential recruits should go to civilian service programs….