IDF source: Married haredi women with children to serve

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 10, 2011 10:10

The IDF Intelligence Corps has increased its enlistment pool to include haredi women as well as haredi men, Israel Radio reported Monday morning.

Military Intelligence has decided to recruit 10 married haredi women with children. The soldiers will be able to combine a career and family life, and bring their young children or babies to the base.

A military source confirmed these details, and said that the women will be placed in army intelligence units, including Unit 8200 (an information gathering and code breaking unit), computer engineering, and electronics units.

He added that the women will engage in software development and in the promotion of special intelligence projects.


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