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    • Elad Lending
    • 23.11.09 | 05:41 (IST)

    #1, Chaim, there is no room for politics in the army. period. The only orders that may be disobeyed are what are called "blatantly illegal orders" Sorry, but executing the decisions of the elected government, no matter how disagreeable to you, cannot be construed by any stretch of the imagination as "blatantly illegal". But I forgot, you, like the Hebrew National hotdogs of my generation, answer to a higher authority. #2, you are correct, but I'll settle, sadly, for the dismantling of the politicized hesder yeshivot, as well as clamping down on bogus "religious exemptions" for girls, (who are often secular girls who simply don't want to serve) as has recently been reported.

    from the article: The danger of mutiny
    First published 00:56 22.11.09 | Last updated 01:24 22.11.09
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