IDF Manpower: By 2020, 60% of Israelis won't serve

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November 17, 2011 17:53

By the year 2020, 60 percent of Israelis will not serve in the IDF, head of the IDF's Manpower Directorate Maj.-Gen. Orna Barbivai said Thursday.

According to Barbivai, already every other Israeli doesn't serve in the IDF. Forty percent of women dodge the draft, with the majority claiming to be religious, although some are not.


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