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A young boy stands along a barricade as Orthodox Jews gather in New York, Sunday, March 9, 2014, on Water Street in lower Manhattan, to pray and protest against the Israeli government's proposal to pass a law that would draft strictly religious citizens into its army. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

A young boy stands along a barricade as Orthodox Jews gather in New York, Sunday, March 9, 2014, on Water Street in lower Manhattan, to pray and protest against the Israeli government's proposal to pass a law that would draft strictly religious citizens into its army. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

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