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Israel Approves Bill To Require Military Service Of Ultra-Orthodox

By Joel Greenberg, McClatchy Foreign Staff JERUSALEM — After a contentious national debate, the Israeli parliament passed a landmark bill Wednesday designed to end blanket exemptions of young ultra-Orthodox men from mandatory military service. The issue had been the focus of intense public controversy in recent years, with critics of the exemptions calling for drafting the […]

March 12, 2014