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Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
As Haredim continue to defy legal rulings against modesty signs, many have begun to see Beit Shemesh as ‘the canary in the coal mine’ of Israel’s complicated secular-religious conflict.
Strong election showing of Shas and United Torah Judaism will lend the haredi parties heavy political clout in their demands for a High Court override bill and mass haredi exemptions from the army.
Defense Ministry, IDF sluggish in enforcing terms of draft exemptions.
By JEREMY SHARON
From political speak to an understandable language.
By GIL HOFFMAN
UTJ MK Eliezer said that if elections are called, they will be due to Netanyahu's "personal concerns."
The haredi parties, despite their frequent threats, are not always ready to topple the government if they don’t get their way.
Yair Lapid called the passage of the bill a "national shame."
By LAHAV HARKOV
A ministerial committee approved a contentious law, but Yisrael Beytenu has said it will fight the bill.
Netanyahu met with coalition partners in an effort to avoid elections.
By GIL HOFFMAN,JEREMY SHARON
Efforts underway to bring new version of military exemptions bill to Agudat Yisrael Council of Torah Sages to resolve crisis.
A round-table discussion with Prof. Yuval Shany, Maj.-Gen. Orna Barbivai and Prof. Amichai Cohen.
By ARIEH O’SULLIVAN
Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman showed no signs of backing down over the current coalition crisis.
By LAHAV HARKOV,JEREMY SHARON
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