JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - APRIL 15: Israel's Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks down the line of notables including Chief Rabbis and military officials, alongside Israeli President Shimon Peres and Yoel Eldelstein, new Speaker of the Knesset (Parliament), during a Memorial Ceremony during Remembrance Day for the fallen soldiers at Mount Herzel Military Cemetery on April 15, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. On Remembrance Day Isrealis remember more than 25,000 men and women who have been killed in combat or conflict since 1860. In accordance with the Jewish calendar, the day is followed by the anniversary of the creation of Israel.
Mandatory service is being postponed by four years, perhaps to the next Knesset term, so that there is a very big chance that it will never happen
The future of our existence is in danger. There should be Knesset committees to reform the secular education, which creates criminals and murderers, rather than recruiting yeshiva scholars for army service.
The law is not good. Israel made an agreement,, and this is the law that the Knesset passed. Many of my critics were in the Knesset when this law was passed. This didnג€™t happen in the dead of night.More quotes »
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