The Eida Chareidis and Yerushalmi Faction, followers of HaGaon HaRav Shmuel Auerbach Shlita are gathering on motzei 10 Teves for a rally against the new draft law. The followers of Rav Auerbach as well as the kehilla of the Eida Chareidis feel one should not cooperate in any way with IDF authorities while the Gadol hador, maran Hagon HaRav Aron Leib Shteinman along with Hagon HaRav Chaim Kanievskey Shlita have instructed talmidim to report to induction centers for their first draft notice only.
The motzei 10 Teves rally is sparked by the new draft law, which sets a an annual draft quote of 2,700 bnei yeshiva.
Thousands are expected to line Malchei Yisrael Street and Kikar Shabbos beginning at 7:30PM.
Signs were posted in The Mir instructing talmidim not to participate in the rally.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)