Bennett: Haredim not serving is 'unethical'

February 6, 2013 01:16

Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett issued a declaration of intent on Tuesday morning regarding his party’s perspective and intentions for haredi national service enlistment.

“The current situation in which thousands of haredim do not study, serve or work cannot continue,” the Bayit Yehudi chairman wrote on his official Facebook page.

“It’s not ethical and it’s not sustainable and the Israeli economy cannot withstand it,” Bennett continued, insisting, however, that “haredim are our brothers” and that he merely desired their integration into Israeli society.

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