Haredi draft-dodgers to face criminal charges, if cabinet agrees, says PM
Law on Israeli army conscription to take effect as of 2017, but there will be a six-month grace period in which government can re-examine the step.
Ultra-Orthodox Israelis who dodge the draft will face criminal prosecution, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decreed on Wednesday morning - if the cabinet and Knesset agree to that, after another half-year of deliberation.
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