Just look at the number of religious women enlisting in the IDF to understand the frustration of rabbis
It’s not the army’s job to promote ideological societal agendas – not religious ones, and also not feminist ones
Chavie Weisberger married a man she’d barely met and suffered for years until she realized she was a lesbian. But her greatest battle was yet to come
Rabbi Shlomo Aviner, who encourages service in the army, said his followers should go so far as to disobey orders in order to avoid placement in mixed units
The Reform movement is increasingly setting aside denominational differences to help Orthodox groups tackle causes like offensive modesty signs in Beit Shemesh and the Chief Rabbinate's monopoly on conversions in Israel
Lowered tensions, easing of police restrictions contribute to growing number of visits to holy site
When I immigrated from America to Israel and volunteered for the army, I was already secure in my non-Orthodox Jewish identity. I was shocked to see how the IDF is used as a tool to coercively push Orthodox Judaism
The prime minister turned a well-known saying upside down, and the new one says: 'Buy yourself a rabbi and make yourself a friend'
Senior religious-Zionist rabbis tell PM they are 'not in his pocket,' complain that 'later when they need him, he's gone'
As Religious Debate Rages Over Female Soldiers, Orthodox Pilot Praises Women's Role in Israeli Air Force
In an article in the Orthodox press, a retiring F-16 pilot noted how he never 'had a bit of hesitation assigning female combat soldiers to dangerous flights over enemy lines'