Yossi Says There Are Too Many Religious Soldiers and Too Few - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ben Israel
    • 29.10.11 | 18:06 (IST)

    Sarid, like most of the anti-religious Far Left moans that not enough Haredim serve in the IDF, and at the same time, here he is complaining that the IDF should not make any special consideration for the numerous religious soldiers found in these units. In other words, Sarid wants religous soldiers in the IDF, but they should be content being cannon fodder, keep their mouths shut and do the fighting while children of his friends of the "beautiful (Leftist) Israel" serve by sitting in the air-conditioned offices of Army Radio.

    from the article: The gap is narrowing between IDF and ultra-Orthodox customs
    First published 03:49 28.10.11 | Last updated 03:49 28.10.11
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