Tonight, the pre-military preparatory school for religious girls "Tzahali" will receive the Begin Prize (due diligence: I am one of the members of the prize committee).
This is nothing less than state recognition, and no less important - in the name of someone who is politically branded as the founder of the national camp, of the importance of her work: encouraging girls from the national-religious community to enlist in the IDF.
What was perceived as trivial to the secular eye was not - and probably still is - in religious Zionist society. To understand this, one must return to the "counter-propaganda" conducted at the beginning of the road by a variety of ultra-Orthodox organizations, which came out with unprecedented funding in an outdoor campaign entitled "Saving the IDF - Stopping the Joint Service." The campaign was intended to stop the implementation of the "Joint Service" Ordinance - the one that made the IDF one that allows graduates of the "Tzahali" preparatory school to be placed along the entire length of the army. "L in the current millennium is a product of the recruitment of women, as if for them he" forgot what it is to defeat the enemies. "
Conservative organizations have instilled a sense of bitterness around the IDF's situation, trying to convey the message that the fact that the army has difficulty dealing with terrorist organizations, avoids maneuvering and prefers airstrikes only, forces Israeli society to "defend itself to know" and feel humiliated and defeated after every campaign. A picture of victory instead of a decision and for a long time no longer produces deterrence - will worsen as the integration of women in combat roles progresses. And as I illustrated in my research with Dr. Dana Masad, On the contrary, in your recruitment, you will be responsible for Hamas' victory in the next campaign. "
This superficial rhetorical prank did not catch on. Religious Zionist girls are vigilant enough to know that in the Second Lebanon War, as in Operation Wall Guard, no women commanded the IDF when there were those who gave Kikioni terrorist organizations victory over the State of Israel. Women were supposed to carry out the order if it were given. Even if it contains the "visible to them" motif (for anyone who doubted their abilities), it is one of the right reasons to incorporate them into any appropriate role. The Minister of Education, and not the Minister of Defense.Speaking of the stream system and the budgeting of the institutions and yeshivas and the face of Israeli society where.
Mechina Tzahali is one of the significant revolutions that took place here.
Conscription into the IDF is the place where every citizen receives social, technological, leadership and, in fact, Israeli capital. Therefore, the importance of preparing for the IDF is not only in bringing religious Zionist girls the gospel of military service, but in exposing them to the gospel of Israeliness.
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