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Israel Military Service

Ultra-Orthodox Jews Begin To Enlist

AP | ARON HELLER and ISAAC SHARF | Posted 05.05.2014 | Religion

BNEI BRAK, Israel (AP) — Moshe Prigan starts his day off just like many other men in the ultra-Orthodox city of Bnei Brak with his morning prayer. I...

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...

Bibi Dissolves Military Service Reform Committee

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 09.01.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's prime minister on Monday dissolved a high-profile committee assigned to reform the country's military draft law to spread t...

First Rifts In Israel's New Coalition

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.09.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — A controversial practice that has allowed tens of thousands of young ultra-Orthodox men to avoid compulsory military service has eme...