Reporter’s Notebook: Heavenly Tal?

25.01.2012                      01.Schwat. 5772                       Rosch Chodesch


Reporter's Notebook: Heavenly Tal?

Zionist MKs call for change in ‘Tal Law’ for haredi recruitment in Knesset plenum debate.

In the current deliberations and disputations about the “Tal Law,” ultra-Orthodox MKs are doing their best to channel the spirit of our patriarch Isaac, who blessed his son Jacob thusly: May God bestow on you the Tal (dew) of the heavens and the fatness of the land.
But during a debate in the Knesset plenum on Tuesday to discuss the issue of haredi enlistment in the army, MKs more Zionistically inclined lined up one by one to call on the state to withhold its divine munificence, or at the very least subject it to a large dose of reform….