'How Can We Exempt All 3,000 Yeshiva Students From the Army?' Wrote Haaretz in 1942

It is customary to hold Ben-Gurion responsible for the failure to separate church from state. But don't blame the old man.

On September 22, 1942, Haaretz ran an article containing these lines: "The number of yeshiva students is approximately 3,000. Do they all have to be...