The Druze organisation is "the only movement that includes Christians and Muslims, and that doesn′t operate within the framework of a political party," writes Gostoli Strategy of fragmentation ″I think we should see the [army] recruitment issue as part of Israel′s policy of ′divide and rule′,″ Nadim Nashif, director of Baladna, told ″It′s easier to control smaller groups than a national minority, because if you talk about a national minority, it will have collective rights,″ he argued.Ylenia Gostoli examines the issues confronting the religious minority ″When you tell them you don′t want to serve, they take you to see an officer.They try to talk to you, tell you that you have potential to do well, to attain a high rank in the army.Klein again would find the end zone for the Rattlers, this time on a jet sweep around the left side of the defense to tie the game up at 14 apiece heading into halftime. On the Diamondbacks opening possession, senior running back Christian Rivera broke through arm tackles of the Sharyland defense on a 23-yard touchdown burst to put Pioneer out in front 20-14 with to go in the third quarter.The Rattler offense again drove the ball into Pioneer territory as senior quarterback Alan Alvarez hooked up with Klein before the drive stalled at the 14-yard line to set up a field goal attempt.When they see that you are refusing on principle, not because you are afraid or because of economic problems, then they start making it more difficult,″ recalls Khaled Farrag, 34, an army objector originally from Rama, a mixed Arab Palestinian village in the upper Galilee, Israel. Secular Druze men are the only members of the indigenous Palestinian population in Israel for whom military service is compulsory.
The Rattlers responded by marching the ball deep into Pioneer territory with the bruising running style of senior fullback Jowan Payton and a deep pass over the middle to senior wide receiver Edgar Alanis.
Military service in Israel lasts 3 years for men and 2 years for women.
Founded two years, ago, Urfod provides a support network for those refusing to join up, with psychologists and lawyers on hand to give the necessary advice as well as a hotline for emergencies.
Sharyland senior wide receiver found the end zone as he took the snap in the backfield and punched in an 8-yard score to put his team up 7-6.
On the ensuing kickoff, Pioneer senior wide receiver Bobby Acosta took it to the house untouched for a 96-yard answer to put Pioneer back on top.
With 10 minutes left to play, Alvarez was intercepted at the 6-yard line by Pioneer’s Garcia to stop the scoring opportunity to seal the 28-14 victory for the Diamondbacks and shut the Rattlers out in the second half.“I felt we were battle tested after two big wins.