As a secular European I must not, and will not, comment on matters religious or theological in Israel. However, I am totally sympathetic to the concerns of citizens about sharing the duties at a time when all Israelis benefit from the protection given by the IDF. What has become of the original version of the act is a legal and cowardly farce, and Mr Lapid and his colleagues should think twice before they put their names to it. The whole matter reminds me of a friend who admitted ruefully: "....and then we decided to compromise, and did what my wife wanted."
Police disperse hundreds in brawl in Kafr Manda, northern Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: Immoral laws turn Israel into Sodom