With Tal Law expired, IDF to send enlistment notice to 15,000 ultra-Orthodox youths

15.10.2012                      29.Tischrei. 5773

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With Tal Law expired, IDF to send enlistment notice to 15,000 ultra-Orthodox youths

IDF does not intend on drafting them immediately, but wants them to follow the standard pre-military service recruitment process.

Over the next few weeks, the Israel Defense Forces will send out draft notices to some 15,000 Haredi youths aged 17-19, requiring them to show up for interviews. The IDF does not intend on drafting them immediately, but simply means to have them follow the standard recruitment process required before military service. The regular enlistment process usually takes up to a year. The IDF has taken the step after the High Court of Justice invalidated the "Tal Law" governing the enlistment of the ultra-Orthodox. The change took effect in August….