Chief of staff: “treat the Orthodox attack event in every possible way.”

חיילים במסלול שח”ר לשילוב חרדים. צילום ארכיון: דובר צה”ל

Lieutenant General Benny Gantz addressed the event and said, “I expect that the State will deal with it in any way possible.” Earlier called the IDF spokesperson heads the ultra-Orthodox community to condemn the attack.

תאריך: 07/10/2013, 12:21    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Chief, Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, said tonight that he handles every possible way at the Orthodox attack, which happened last night in Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim neighborhood.

“This is a very serious event,” said “IDF Chief of staff on all fronts doing their tasks, not for the sake of the yarmulke or Kippah but for all citizens of the State of Israel, who is ultra-Orthodox and whoever. I expect that the State will deal with it in any way possible. “

The Chief added that “Israeli Haredim to donors, and in the process, and get a good settlement that patience will contribute also to the State of Israel.”

Earlier in the day, the IDF spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Yoav Mordechai (Foley), referred to. “Yesterday’s incident is part of a phenomenon we encounter her in recent months.
Since Perry Committee began to discuss, “said Brig. Gen. Mordecai IDF radio interview.” soldiers attacked and posters with key phrases are distributed. I wonder what would happen if they were Palestinians who attacked soldiers. Will exceed that of soldier opinion speaks to Israel? These are serious events to condemn Israel. I expect the Haredi community to reproached.

Referring to claims that the attack was “a handful” of leading the incitement against IDF soldiers, the spokesman said that “when you have an event, Monday, and Tuesday it’s a handful. The IDF opened an information centre and a focal point for soldiers. They tell about bullying.
Anxious soldiers seek exemption from uniform in-port and places we approve them. We are waiting for the police and law enforcement officials to take care of it. “

About Orthodox soldiers, the IDF spokesperson said that “the very group. Today
Three thousand servants, they serve in the air force, intelligence and 90%.
The servants are released and integrate in the labour market. Therefore need to denounce it and to deal with the phenomenon. They are trained to fight the enemy and suddenly they have to defend at home. Within the military.
There is an explanation and guidance of commanders, where to harness and assist. We work across media. I call to the Haredi community out in voices and condemn. According to Jewish soldiers shaliach commands “.

The IDF spokesperson said that IDF recruitment ultra-Orthodox continues all the time and this year are expected to enlist thousands more and in different units. “We are planning to establish another battalion.
We are waiting for them. We need them, “said.

Translated from Hebrew