A report by the Israel Democracy Institute has highlighted severe failings in the Civilian Service program which haredi men can join in lieu of army service.
“I’m fed up with listening to Liberman’s threats. I’m not worried if there won’t be a coalition, we’ll go to elections again,” the UTJ MK warned.
The High Court struck down the previous arrangement allowing for blanket military service exemptions for haredi men in September 2017 as discriminatory against the non-haredi Jewish population.
Coalition heads meeting to take place at 1 p.m.
Security cabinet meets on Sunday evening, but does not release any communique on the content of these threats.
Agudat Yisrael Party’s Council of Torah Sages will hold a fateful meeting Sunday night that could decide whether Israel will go to early elections.
The decision could be the deciding factor on whether Israel will go to early elections or not.
Tuesday night’s Supreme Court ruling requiring the Knesset to pass a new law to draft yeshiva students made it very likely that Israel's next election will take place in early 2019.
“I want to continue with this coalition until almost the end of the term,” he said. “This is a terrific coalition.”
Zionist Union to turn vote into no-confidence motion