Confused Israelis - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Jake in Jerusalem
    • 11.06.13 | 20:31 (IDT)

    Just tonight at the confused "Israel Democracy Institute" and broadcast on Kol Yisrael, there were calls for dragging more Israeli teenage girls into military service, even though the IDF doesn't really have much use for them. At the same time, Israeli militant secularists are trying to drag more male strictly religiously observant Jewish students into the Army - and is demanding that they be mixed with the bored girls such as those posing in the photo. (Separating the sexes in the IDF was announced tonight to be a threat to "democracy". Seriously.) The IDF doesn't have much use for these Haredi guys, either. So maybe the Haredim were right after all. It isn't about "sharing burdens" but is really about forcing religious young men to listen to women singing and who knows what else. Godless Communism rises again in Israel. How pathetic.

    from the article: Guns 'n' thongs: Israel sexual politics 101
    First published 19:21 11.06.13 | Last updated 19:21 11.06.13
Haaretz Headlines
Palestinians scuffle with an Israeli soldier in Nabi Saleh.

Fighting a soldier to save their son

When Mohammad’s mother, sister and aunt saw an Israeli soldier choking the 12-year-old boy, they grabbed him on all sides. Then the child’s father alerted an officer to come rescue the soldier.

The Knesset, empty of religious and right-wing MKs.

Anti-terror bill passes first reading in Knesset

Controversial legislation would repeal archaic pre-state laws, but adds what critics call ‘totalitarian’ provisions in their wake.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Netanyahu understands nothing about U.S. in 2015

In his headlong crash into the wall vis-à-vis the Iran deal, Netanyahu took with him many innocent victims.

Artworks, sculptures and performers are seen at 'Dismaland'

Banksy's Israeli Cinderellas

Street artist invites three Israeli artists to contribute to his dystopian theme park 'Dismaland'; Uncle Walt would not be amused.