The IDF and the Defense Ministry’s political-security wing are expected to launch a campaign in the near future to encourage the recruitment of charedim into the army in the charedi media, Yisrael Hayom reported.
The IDF noted that the intention is to build recruitment campaign specifically geared towards the charedi population, which will explain why it is important to serve in the army, what the service can provide the recruits, and how they can serve in the IDF without abandoning their faith and religion.
The number of charedim serving in the IDF has risen dramatically in recent years. In 2010 only 300 charedim served in the IDF, compared with about 9,000 today.
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