NEWS STORY: Israel’s Knesset Moves to Bring Ultra-Orthodox Into Military Service

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c. 2000 Religion News Service JERUSALEM _ Israel’s Knesset on Monday (July 3) tentatively approved a controversial legislative package offering ultra-Orthodox yeshiva _ Orthodox religious schools _ students a shortened four-month term of military service, a move blasted by secularist critics but lauded by government supporters as the beginning of a revolution integrating the ultra-Orthodox […]

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