You know what the ultra=Orthodox leaders are really afraid of? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yonatan
    • 26.06.12 | 18:22 (IDT)

    1. The haredi youth may go into the army ultra-Orthodox, but there's a good chance they won't come out that way. 2. Drafting ultra-Orthoidox youth into the army means less yeshivs students which means less MONEY and POWER for the rabbis! 3. Three years of army service means three less children per ultra-Orthodox family, meaning less State subsidies for large families, child allowances, less exemptions from city rtax, etc, etc, etc, In other words, army service for haredi youth may sound the death knell for ultra-Orthodox Judaism, Ba'al willing!

    from the article: Why the ultra-Orthodox enlistment law matters
    First published 14:51 26.06.12 | Last updated 14:51 26.06.12
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