Last summer, the High Court of Justice revoked an earlier version of the draft law which granted yeshiva students an exemption from military service through 2023.
Last week, the Haredi politicians and Aryeh Deri in particular couldn't get enough of Labor (Avoda) leader Yitchak Herzog. It looks like that party is over.
Resistance to integrating Haredim into the coalition came from an unexpected source.
One would think that finally, at long last, a long standing inequity will be eliminated.
The impatient Supreme Court, in its haste to get the numbers on paper, has created needless political battles.
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