I have not heard or read of any good reason why torah study cannot be interrupted for a period that allows service to - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • GeneG USA
    • 16.07.12 | 02:00 (IDT)

    for defense of the country that supportd the the Torah study. Why must it be continuous study? All Israeli citizens play a role in supporting the country. Why is Torah study more important? How many Torah students are needed and why can they not be spared time from study to serve the country that supports them? After all they take time to eat, defecate and procreate. Why not time to serve their country.

    from the article: Peres: Number of Haredi men exempt from army service reaching 'impossible' level
    First published 22:41 15.07.12 | Last updated 22:41 15.07.12
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