Now, with no conscription, few voters feel any pain from what is happening in Afghanistan or Iraq.
If we had conscription, half of these people would be in the army.
Lapid will have to swallow a painful compromise on ultra-Orthodox conscription.
When I reported for my conscription in 2010 I thought I would do my two years of service without anything happening.
In Israel, conscription remains the rule and military service is the norm.
conscription for military service had been tried in the North with results so bitter that it seemed unwise to attempt it again.
It was more than compensated for by conscription and arbitrary imprisonments.
Also one establishing and reorganizing the Bureau of conscription.
He escaped the conscription on the ground of being a widow's eldest son.
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.