Analysis Breakthrough on Haredi Draft Possible in New Israeli Government Plan

For the first time, a comprehensive agreement on integrating Israel's ultra-Orthodox into the IDF and the workplace is within reach. But there are still many obstacles to overcome.

The final version of the plan to draft Haredim into the Israel Defense Forces, completed two days ago by members of the new coalition, has the potential to be a historic breakthrough. For the first time, an ambitious attempt has been made not only to find an alternative to the Tal Law, which exempted the ultra-Orthodox from military service, but also to reach a comprehensive agreement to help the...