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April 26, 2013 3:11 pm

Charedi Pamphlet Calls for Resistance to Draft, Zionism

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Ultra-Orthodox 'Haredi' Men have generally avoided military service in the past. Photo: Haaretz.

Ynet – A new organization operating under the name “Fortress – the center for protection from draft issues,” has issued an instructional booklet pledging assistance to young haredim who receive orders to appear at IDF recruitment centers, and providing counsel on how to get out of it.

The 32-page guide opens with the declaration, “The unbearable acts are before us in full intensity.” The texts of the guide are in line with statements made by haredi rabbis since the elections, who say that their followers should fight until Zionism is defeated, calling it a cruel, collapsing movement.

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