IDF awaits instructions with Tal Law set to expire

26.07.2012                      07.Aw. 5772

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IDF awaits instructions with Tal Law set to expire

By August 1, Defense Ministry will have to decide whether haredim are drafted or exempt from military service.

A week away from the expiration of the Tal Law, the IDF has yet to receive instructions from the Defense Ministry regulating ultra-Orthodox military enlistment.
According to a High Court decision in February, the Tal Law will expire on August 1. While the government has been trying to draft a new bill, it has yet to present one in the plenum, making it unlikely that a new law will be passed into legislation by next Wednesday….