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    • Johnboy
    • 08.07.12 | 12:27 (IDT)

    The Tal Law deals ONLY with yeshiva students. It has nothing to do with Israeli Arabs, who are not - and never have been - exempt from callup for military service. Ehud Barak can call Israeli Arabs up tomorrow, and if he did then they MUST report for service. No change in legislation is required: Barak merely needs to change the current administrative policy, which is to not bother to call them up.

    from the article: IDF enlistment for all: An ongoing debate
    First published 12:05 08.07.12 | Last updated 17:05 11.07.12
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