Tag Archive for Yaakov Peri

MK Shaked Turns to Facebook for Suggestions in Peri’s ISIS Negotiations

After MK Yaakov Peri (Yesh Atid party) suggested negotiating with ISIS, Jewish Home’s MK Ayelet Shaked asks, ‘Will a building freeze in Jerusalem stop the beheadings?… or a withdraw from Maale Adumim halt the raping of Yazdi women in Iraq?’

By Moshe Cohen


What would ISIS want in a negotiation with Israel? What would satisfy the Islamists who have pledged to convert the citizens of every country to Islam – or kill them? MK Ayelet Shaked wants Israelis who have an idea on that issue to contact Yesh Atid MK Yaakov Peri and let him know, because, she said, he apparently believes that such negotiations are the way to deal with Islamists. Continue Reading »

Ultra-Orthodox army conscripts jump by 39% surprising everyone

Number defies initial expectations: With over 1,900 haredi men drafted this year & 863 of them taking combat roles, Science & Technology Minister Yaakov Peri says: ‘This proves the new draft law has paved the way toward a social & legislative revolution.’

By Mati Tuchfeld


The number of ultra-Orthodox Israeli men being drafted into the army has risen by 39 percent since the Knesset passed the Equal Sharing of the Burden Bill in March, according to a report presented to the cabinet on Sunday by the ministerial committee, headed by Science and Technology Minister Yaakov Peri, appointed to oversee the implementation of the law.
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