Ultra-Orthodox fight against draft makes Haredi soldiers even greater pariahs in community
The friends and families of new ultra-Orthodox soldiers are praying that their loved ones will be accepted into wider Haredi society.
Two singers in civilian clothes had been invited to the Netzah Yehuda Battalion's swearing-in ceremony Sunday at Jerusalem's Ammunition Hill. Part of their job was to provide musical accompaniment to the long process of bestowing weapons and Bibles to some 100 soldiers in the Haredi battalion's latest induction ceremony.
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