Due Diligence Getting the Men in Black Into Green

The Haredi draft is less about fairness than the need to create a pool of labor for the economy, which only army service can create.

“Equalizing the burden.” That’s more or less how the issue of drafting Haredim into the army is conventionally labeled, which says a lot about the issue has been defined by those who advocate forcing the ultra-Orthodox to trade in their jet black for drab green for a couple of years.