Haredi leader calls on Jews to dodge civil service

11.12.2012                      27.Kislew. 5773                      Channuka 3

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Haredi leader calls on Jews to dodge civil service

Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman warns against government decision to allow extra 1,3000 yeshiva students to skip IDF service.

The haredi daily newspaper Yated Ne’eman reported on Monday that Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman, the most senior rabbi in the haredi world, has called on yeshiva students not to enlist in the civilian service program, the framework designed as an alternative to military service for haredi men….