Politics: The other Tal Law committee

While the Keshev Committee works on a solution, the real decisions are being between the PM and ultra-Orthodox parties.

With the issue of haredi enlistment in the army and national service at the top of the national and political agenda, the State of Israel could be on the brink of momentous societal change. But the Byzantine politics of the marriage of convenience that is the current governing coalition could also lead to a messy divorce, without making any real progress distributing the burden of military service more fairly across society. Continue reading