Ultra-Orthodox Israeli Men Protest Against Military Draft Order

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'Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men poured into the streets of Jerusalem on Sunday night to protest against mandatory military conscription, part of a rekindled debate roiling the country after Israel’s top court ruled that the military must start drafting religious students.

Many black-clad demonstrators gathered outside a yeshiva, or religious school, to hear rabbis exhorting the community over loudspeakers in Yiddish, rather than Hebrew, to stand strong against outside pressures to enlist. Some carried banners and stuck posters with anti-draft slogans on street lamps and bus stops.'

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