Plesner criticizes lack of funds for haredi recruitment

27.10.2011                      29.Tischrei. 5772

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Plesner criticizes lack of funds for haredi recruitment

MK slams government for failing to fulfill commitments to provide NIS 140 million for the recruitment of ultra-Orthodox to the IDF.

MK Yohanan Plesner (Kadima), chairman of the Knesset group working on the implementation of the Tal Law, accused the government on Wednesday of failing to fulfill commitments made in January to provide NIS 140 million in funding for the recruitment of haredim (ultra-Orthodox) to the IDF.
The money was pledged by the government in an agreement between the Treasury and the IDF, but the funds were frozen and have not been transferred, owing to, according to the Treasury, budgetary restraints….