The Israeli defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman met on Thursday, July 6, with the head of conscription in the IDF students of yeshivas major Jacob Rashi, the press service of the defense Ministry.
The Minister expressed his support for the major rush, who along with his family are subjected to in the last year severe attacks from extremist elements, opponents of the conscription of yeshiva students into the army in the ultra-Orthodox community.
Recently a major rush in the mail the envelope was received, on which was written the word «revenge», and inside that envelope was wire, the press-service of the Ministry of defence.
During the meeting, major rush told Minister Lieberman about the attacks, demonstrations and threats directed against him and members of his family that they face every day and every hour, and how they cope with it.
Avigdor Lieberman, in turn, said to Jacob, Rashi, that he fully supports his work and believes that the major performed a critical mission. «I appreciate that you are making the efforts and sacrifices that you have to go on the background of what you and your family had to face. We are ready to render any necessary assistance, and I intend to apply to the Minister of justice and Minister of internal security, to develop methods of struggle against such phenomena on the legal level. It is inconceivable that the IDF officers have to deal with the threats. We must firmly act against these extremists and against those who sent them, and don’t stop until, while they will not be in jail,» – said the Minister of defense major rush.