Plesner recommends sanctions on haredim who don't serve

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July 4, 2012 12:16

 
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Chairman of the Keshev Committee, Yohanan Plesner, tasked with creating recommendations to replace the Tal Law, presented the findings of his now-disbanded committee Wednesday morning, which included a goal of 80 percent haredi participation in military and civilian service within four years and the imposition of personal sanctions on those who do not serve.

The report recommends applying a principle of "service for all," which would apply to the ultra-Orthodox haredi population and later to the Israeli-Arab population.

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