T'would seem that the Army is dodging the Haredim . . . - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Zev Davis
    • 07.05.13 | 10:18 (IDT)

    rather than the other way round. They create programs for the desk drawer, they know where they are and . . . guess what. Nuthin' happens. Is it because, like so many government programs that are proposed that never get off the ground because the Finance Minister doesn't provide a budget for them, or as Haredim have said all too often, the upper echenlons of Zahal don't want anybody "religous" too close to the places where decisions are made. It makes for an attractive brochure, but when it comes to Tachlis, it's the same same. Apparently it's easier to trash Haredim for not doing this or that, when there are ways to deal with the situation that never happen because there is no budget to make it possible.

    from the article: The nuances behind the IDF’s new equitable draft plan
    First published 08:02 07.05.13 | Last updated 08:02 07.05.13
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