Published: Tue, March 13, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Hattie Nash

Israeli ministers favor bill to exempt ultra-Orthodox from military service

Israeli ministers favor bill to exempt ultra-Orthodox from military service

Polls suggest he could remain prime minister and his Likud party could win the most seats in fresh elections despite police investigations into his affairs. The final word on whether to indict him rests with the attorney-general, a decision that could be months away.

Military service for ultra-Orthodox men is one of the most fraught topics in Israel and looked to undermine Netanyahu's coalition government, which has 66 out of the 120 lawmakers.

"Over the past week we've baked a good solution for the draft crisis". "I don't understand why a Haredi or an Arab can't contribute [by being drafted into the IDF]".

He added that "it could be that there's someone who for personal reasons wants to generate a crisis and lead the state to elections".

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But it is only one variable in a complicated political dance involving the haredi parties, Israel's colorful defense minister, the 2019 budget and the possibility that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be indicted on corruption charges.

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"It is a fake crisis that can be resolved". Kulanu head and Finance Minister Moshe Kalon threatened to quit the coalition if the budget was not passed.

But while the ministerial committee for legislation approved the controversial bill, Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has not said whether he will accept the compromise.

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This has surfaced again over the framing of a bill that would extend such exemptions for ultra-Orthodox Jewish seminary students.

Netanyahu spoke at length of the threat posed by Iran, whom he said wanted to build an empire, starting with the current land corridor of sympathetic governments it has built to the Mediterranean via Iraq, Syria and Lebanon.

"In order for that to happen, all the parties need to reach agreements and decide to continue together", he said, implying that he was not the cause of the dispute.

Netanyahu separately called on Lieberman and all other coalition partners to remain in the government.

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On the same day as Trump and Netanyahu met, Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceNorth Korea canceled secret meeting with Pence at Olympics Judicial order in Flynn case prompts new round of scrutiny The CIA may need to call White House to clarify Russian Federation meddling MORE said at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference that if the deal is not fixed in the coming months, the USA plans to withdraw "immediately".

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