As the Battle for 'Equal Burden' in IDF Service Heats Up, Some Warn of Drafting Haredim by Force

The Knesset panel that's preparing a plan for drafting Haredim has another two weeks to formulate its recommendations, but because its participants include no ultra-Orthodox, it's hard to see its emerging plan being enforced.

From midweek, once it was apparent that the threat of an immediate Israeli-Syrian clash had faded, the fierce public dispute over the draft budget grabbed...