The Civilian Service Directorate for haredi men, designed as an
alternative to military service, announced on Monday that it has opened a
new course for recruits in the Border Police force.
to the Directorate, dozens of men from the ultra-Orthodox sector will be
able to join will the unit, which will serve in the Judea region as
part of operational deployments designed to prevent infiltration in and
Recruitment for the Civilian Service program
is currently frozen because it was established through the Tal Law,
which expired at the beginning of August.
No recruits have been
enlisted since then but Civilian Service director Sar-Shalom Gerbi
expressed hope on Monday that a temporary government order will soon be
issued to provide a short-term legal solution to the problem, and allow