Israeli parliament approves law exempting ultra-Orthodox from army service

The Knesset late Monday approved the second and third readings of a bill which effectively postpones a previous law mandating ultra-Orthodox conscription into the IDF.

The new law was voted in by a count of 49 in favor and 36 opposed.

Likud MKs Sharren Haskel and Yoav Kisch did not take part in the vote.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Israeli-parliament-approves-law-exempting-ultra-Orthodox-from-army-service-435147

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