Analysis Bringing the IDF Melting Pot to a Boil

Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon faces a dilemma over how to solve soldier shortfall.

In its first day of voting on a new military enlistment law, the Shaked Committee approved a change with both symbolic and practical importance: Even before voting on the sections relating to drafting Haredi yeshiva students, it shortened compulsory army service for all men by four months, from...