Lapid will have to swallow a painful compromise on ultra-Orthodox conscription.
The hametz example may also enhance our understanding of the debate on the conscription of haredi men to the IDF.
Bennett, it's true, demanded changing that agreement—once the conscription problem was settled.
If we had conscription, half of these people would be in the army.
When I reported for my conscription in 2010 I thought I would do my two years of service without anything happening.
conscription for military service had been tried in the North with results so bitter that it seemed unwise to attempt it again.
He escaped the conscription on the ground of being a widow's eldest son.
Also one establishing and reorganizing the Bureau of conscription.
It was a few weeks after the conscription Act had been passed.
The immense debts of the government were paid in paper money, while conscription filled the ranks with all the youth of the state.
late 14c., "a putting in writing," from Middle French conscription, from Latin conscriptionem (nominative conscriptio) "a drawing up of a list, enrollment, a levying of soldiers," from conscribere "to enroll," from com- "with" (see com-) + scribere "to write" (see script (n.)).
Meaning "enlistment of soldiers" is from 1520s; the sense "compulsory enlistment for military service" (1800) is traceable to the French Republic act of Sept. 5, 1798. Technically, a conscription is the enrollment of a fixed number by lot, with options of providing a substitute.