Israeli Arabs are NOT exempt from military service - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 10.07.12 | 08:33 (IDT)

    The law is clear on this: there is NO exemption for Arabs, and so if Ehud Barak chose to call them up then they ***must*** report for duty. It is simply that the law allows the Minister to decide not to call up any "group or individual", and since 1949 all Defense Ministers have decided that they don't want to call up the "group" called "Israeli Arab".

    from the article: Give the Arabs a state to serve
    First published 12:33 08.07.12 | Last updated 12:33 08.07.12
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