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Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest Israel's New Draft Law

Reuters | Crispian Balmer | Posted 03.03.2014 | Religion

(Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews held a mass prayer in Jerusalem on Sunday in protest at a bill that would cut their community...

PHOTOS: NYC Orthodox Community Protests Israeli Bill

Newsday | Emily Ngo | Posted 08.10.2013 | New York

Tens of thousands of members of ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities Sunday flooded lower Manhattan's Foley Square to protest Israeli legislation that th...

Draft Exemption For Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Expire

Reuters | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

JERUSALEM, Aug 1 (Reuters) - An Israeli law that exempts ultra-Orthodox Jewish seminary students from military service expired on Wednesday under a ...

As Deadline Looms, Draft Crisis Still Unresolved

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 07.27.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- With just days left before a court-imposed deadline to reform Israel's military draft law expires, the nation's political leaders are at ...

Big Blow For Bibi

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 09.16.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel plunged toward a political crisis Tuesday after the largest party in the government quit, leaving Prime Minister Benjamin Net...

Thousands Of Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest In Jerusalem

AP | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews protested Monday in Jerusalem against attempts to draft members of the cloistered community into the Isr...

Israel Faces Another Coalition Crisis

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 09.02.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's prime minister on Tuesday moved to contain the first major crisis in his newly expanded coalition government after his most...