Why is the IDF doing police work? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Joe
    • 15.12.09 | 13:25 (IST)

    The real issue is a lack of clarity as to the IDFs duties in civil matters. The job of the IDF should be to protect Israel from foreign enemies, protect our borderes from terorist and nothing more. Any and all expulsions of Jews, G-d forbid!, is a civil matter. Just as a court ordered eviction for non payment of rent and should be handled by the police. One more thing..lets stop blaming the rabbis for sharing their personal opinions with their students in a learning enviroment. It was only a handful of 'objectors', the rest are well disiplined soldiers, which to me means the yeshevas must be doing something VERY right! Peace through Victory

    from the article: Netanyahu and Barak must stand strong against right-wing yeshiva
    First published 00:00 15.12.09 | Last updated 10:17 15.12.09
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