NEWS STORY: Israeli court rejects widespread military exemptions for religious youths

Print More

Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.

c. 1998 Religion News Service JERUSALEM _ In a historic decision, Israel’s Supreme Court on Wednesday (Dec. 9) ordered the government to stop granting blanket draft exemptions to tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox yeshiva students. In a unanimous decision, the court said legislation is needed to deal with the issue. Because of overwhelming political opposition […]

Comments are closed.