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MK (Yesh Atid) Aliza Lavie is calling to bar certain rabbis from addressing IDF personnel, dati leumi rabbonim who are behind a video seeking to influence religious girls not to serve in the IDF but to opt for Sheirut Leumi, national service. She turned to IDF Chief Education Officer Brigadier-General Avner Paz-Tzuk to ban these rabbonim from encounters with personnel.
This includes rabbonim affiliated with the Chotam organization, which opposed military service for women. She refers to HaRav Shlomo HaKohen Aviner and his followers, who correctly feel there is no place for females in the IDF at a time the number of religious girls entering the military has increase annually over recent years.
Video below to persuade religious girls not to enter the IDF but to opt for Sheirut Leumi.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)