High court of justice rejected an amendment to the law on universal military service conducted by the religious parties and allow yeshiva students not to enlist in the army.
A lawsuit against the government’s lifting of the law on equal distribution of civil burdens, was filed in the high court by the party «Yesh Atid».
Today’s meeting was held an expanded panel of nine judges, eight of whom came to the conclusion that the adopted two years ago, the government amendment that allows religious young men to serve in the army, contrary to the principle of equal sharing of responsibilities in society. The high court gave lawmakers a year to adopt a new law.
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