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Moshe Feiglin: Chief of Staff Eisencot on Right Track

Moshe Feiglin wrote on Thursday that he is pleasantly surprised with IDF Chief of Staff Eisencot’s proposals for revamping the army. “It seems that the facts that motivated me to establish the Professional Army Caucus in the Knesset are very […]

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Moshe Feiglin: No Money for Reservist Training? There’s a Simple Solution

Yesterday, Israel’s Chief of Staff announced that reservist training would be stopped due to lack of funding.
When the Knesset deliberated on this year’s budget, I warned that the IDF was about to spend huge sums of money on the bluff […]

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Tablet Magazine: In Fight Over Military Service, Israeli Lawmaker Suggests Ending Conscription for All

Moshe Feiglin knows upending the ‘people’s army’ is a long shot, but he’s not alone in arguing it’s the best way forward
By Mati Wagner and Seth J. Frantzman|May 2, 2014 12:00 AM

Moshe Feiglin, the 51-year-old member of Knesset, is the enfant terrible of […]

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Baruch Hashem for the IDF: By Shmuel Sackett

9 Adar Bet, 5774 / March 11, ‘14
I will surprise many of you by the following nine words: Nobody should be forced to serve in the IDF. My position, and the ideology and vision of my partner, Moshe Feiglin (Deputy […]

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Moshe Feiglin: Entire Draft Issue a Masquerade Ball

I am not planning to go to the Ultra-Orthodox anti-draft coercion demonstration today – even though I can identify with most of the claims being made by the Haredim.
As I wrote not long ago, ultra-Orthodox MK Yisrael Eichler has done […]

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INN Quotes Moshe Feiglin: Mass Haredi Rally Like a Purim Play

Finance Minister Yair Lapid, whose Yesh Atid party is pushing for hareidi men to be required to enlist in the IDF, “is the best thing that has ever happened to the hareidi community,” MK Moshe Feiglin (Likud) declared Sunday in a post […]

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Who has Contributed More to Israel’s Security? Lapid or Ultra-Orthodox Eichler?

The debate over ultra-Orthodox service in the army is ridiculous.
Tell me something: Who has contributed more to Israel’s security? Yair Lapid or Torah Jewry’s ultra-Orthodox MK Yisrael Eichler?
I do not intend to write about the importance of Torah learning. I […]

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INN: Feiglin: Lapid’s ‘Contribution’ was a Loss to Army

First Publish: 2/11/2014, 7:23 PM
The attempts to force hareidi men to enlist in the IDF are a move in the wrong direction, MK Moshe Feiglin (Likud) declared Tuesday.

In his usual blunt style, Feiglin argued that some soldiers detract from Israel’s security – and […]

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