Here's an Idea for What to do with the Yeshiva Bochers - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • An Israeli
    • 08.04.13 | 20:00 (IDT)

    Condition payments to yeshivot on them alloting one quarter of the day to teaching computer science. Then when it's time to draft the yeshiva boys, take the best ones to a new homefront division focused on protecting the homefront from hackers and other internet based security flaws. The haredim make very good programmers when they put their minds to it, and the yeshivot might as well do something to contribute to the safety of Israel besides pray. This would have many advantages, including that of providing the draftees with a profession that will be much in demand in the future.

    from the article: Israeli government promises universal draft bill by May
    First published 21:28 07.04.13 | Last updated 21:28 07.04.13
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