Ultra-Orthodox Jews in New York protest IDF enlistment law 3.
(photo credit: Reuters)
Video clip courtesy of JP Updates.
A group of ultra-Orthodox Jews angry over new laws requiring religious Israelis to enlist in the IDF organized a protest on Tuesday in front of the Israeli consulate in New York.
The dozens in attendance shouted "We don't want to get drafted" and some also read portions of the Torah chapters.
DF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz praised haredi soldiers on
Wednesday, and said that the army wants more ultra-Orthodox men to serve, while
emphasizing the importance of helping them maintain their religious
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