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    • Joshua Shalet
    • 01.05.12 | 12:24 (IDT)

    Once again these articles fail to look at the biggest cause for this issue: mandatory army draft. There is no need for it anymore, it is an outdated and inefficient system that is only kept in order to have a stick to beat the Haredim, who don't/can't/won't work. Most Haredim want to work, so let them! Make a standing pro army and allow everyone to learn a trade or profession according to their needs. This will create true peace!

    from the article: Do the ultra-Orthodox want to be integrated into Jewish Israeli life?
    First published 08:44 30.04.12 | Last updated 08:44 30.04.12
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