Mobilising of Haridim - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Reuven
    • 25.02.12 | 10:39 (IST)

    It is clear that when the 250km border fence in the south is completed, it will still require to be manned by forces. If this requires a brigade and the Haredim do not join the army, then it means that this brigade will have to come from the reserves. This means that about 30000 reserve soldiers will have to spend a month each year in the army in order to man the line! This means that the army will be paying the wages of these men who will not be at their places of work for a month per year, while the Hardim youth are at home being paid for their Yeshiva studies.

    from the article: IDF facing shortage of new soldiers
    First published 11:23 24.02.12 | Last updated 11:23 24.02.12
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