Service with a frown

The minority of National Service volunteers who are unhappy in their positions complain of being asked to wash patients of opposite gender.

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March 10, 2011 20:39
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service 521. (photo credit: Rinat Gilboa)

 
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Graduating toward the top of her class at Jerusalem’s prestigious Horev Religious High School for Girls, Meira opted to do a year of National Service after commencement in lieu of enlisting in the army. Since more than 95 percent of Horev’s student body typically chooses National Service over IDF service for religious reasons, Meira’s decision was in line with that of her peers.

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