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Closed Society: November 17,2011‎

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Rabbi Elyakim Levanon, Head of the Hesder Yeshiva in Elon Moreh, announced that if the IDF forces soldiers to participate in ceremonies where women sing, then he would advise against drafting. According to Rabbi Levanon, this IDF decision constitutes a “forced  conversion” – a term that designates an attempt to eradicate Judaism. “Rabbis must direct soldiers to leave such ceremonies… even if a firing squad is waiting outside you must leave the place. It’s called “forced conversion”. As soon as the army issues such a coercive order, all norms are broken, everything is broken,” said the Rabbi.

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November 17th, 2011 at 8:47 am