good move by barak; but how long will it last? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • eric
    • 14.12.09 | 01:19 (IST)

    and what happens when the next yeshiva in the hesder program does the same? and the next? and the one after that? bottom line is that the whole arrangement is flawed. religion has NO part to play in the military; EXCEPT that of ministering to the religious needs of its soldiers. considering the nationalist politics and religious extremes advocated by these yeshivas, removing just this one will not change the debilitative influence the rest of them have on the idf.

    from the article: Barak orders IDF to cut ties with far-right yeshiva
    First published 00:00 13.12.09 | Last updated 23:38 13.12.09
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