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Ultra orthodox Jews protest against a sort ruling requiring them to do military service


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Several hundred ultra-Orthodox Jews demonstrated in Jerusalem on Sunday to protest against a court ruling that could require them to serve in the army like their secular counterparts.

The demonstration in an ultra-Orthodox neighbourhood of the city was organised by a particularly hardline group known as Eda Haredit.

Rabbis gave speeches in Yiddish in the Mea Shearim neighbourhood, while a banner read: "We're Jews and therefore will not enlist in the Zionist army."

 

I wonder if this will affect our brothers that live there?

 

http://www.france24.com/en/20170917-ultra-orthodox-israelis-protest-against-mandatory-army-service?ref=tw_i

 

 

The ultra-Orthodox oppose serving for a variety of reasons, with the most extreme believing a Jewish state is not allowed before the coming of the Messiah.

 

After reading that sentence I couldn't help thinking that Actually he has been and gone and in fact your forefathers had him killed.......and quite soon he will return in a way you do not expect...

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