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Rabbis going to be calling shots in Israel’s military?

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Published: 22 December 2015

Last updated: 4 March 2024

For Religious Zionists, Israeli-Palestinian conflict Is Holy War, scholar says – Haaretz 17.12.15
The movement is undermining the authority of the state and the military to ensure that Israel doesn't disengage from the West Bank, says author and professor Yagil Levy.
Read report and interview here

And see:
Jihad isn’t just for Muslims December 8, 2015

510 haredi men enlist to IDF in last two weeks
– The Jerusalem Post 21.12.15

Head of extremist Jewish group calls Christians ‘blood-sucking vampires’ – The Times of Israel 22.12.15                                                                                                          Approximately 160,000 Israeli citizens, or 2 percent of the population, is Christian. IRAC calls on police and attorney-general to investigate Lehava leader Gopstein for incitement to violence.

The dark lessons of tolerating hate speech – David Hoffman - The Times of Israel 18.12.15                                                                                                                                            Yes, Yigal Amir fired the shot that killed Yitzhak Rabin. But 30 days later Rav Aharon Lichtenstein painfully confessed to all of Israeli society that the Israeli Zionist camp could not claim, “Our hands did not shed this blood.’ (Deuteronomy 21)


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