Thursday, July 12, 2012

Fascinating articles/posts about drafting Charedim

Father's Lament for Son Who Should've Served - One Ultra-Orthodox Father Sees Good Side of Israeli Draft

This is a really interesting article written by a Charedi Baal Teshuva who is upset that his son is not serving in the army. One of the most telling quotes is:
my son never decided — it was never on his radar screen — not to go into the army. That decision was made for him by me, almost 20 years ago.

This is so true, no one is making a conscious decision today to dedicate himself to learning, it is just expected and the thing to do in Charedi society

That’s NOT Self Sacrifice!
This is written by a Charedi girl who went to the army and kept up her religious standards.

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