IDF’s only ultra-Orthodox battalion sworn in

27.05.2013                      18.Siwan. 5773

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IDF’s only ultra-Orthodox battalion sworn in

Despite word of haredi protests, induction proceeded without incident; soldiers say "independent thought" brought them to enlist.

Hundreds gathered at Ammunition Hill in the capital on Sunday evening to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the Netzah Yehuda Battalion, the only haredi combat unit in the IDF….