Habayit Hayehudi Chairman Retracts Comments on Refusal to Evacuate Settlements

Naftali Bennet, the leader of the right-wing party, said in a TV interview that conscientious objection is a built-in part of being a soldier - and then takes it back.

Habayit Hayehudi chairman Naftali Bennett, a major in the IDF reserves, said Thursday that he would refuse to evacuate settlements or outposts if he were so ordered while doing his army reserve duty.