As expected, the Ministry of Defense once again cancelled a conscription date
for 1,800 haredi men who have been given a date for conscription to the
This is the third time the ministry has deferred, and de facto
cancelled, a conscription date for haredi men. In July this year, 608 men had
their conscription date postponed and 633 were deferred in November.
men in question received conscription orders following the expiration of the Tal
Law in August 2012, but the ministry, with the consent of the High Court of
Justice, has cancelled their conscription dates because of the legislation
currently being drawn up in Knesset.