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Likud-Yisrael Beiteinu plans to draft 60% of Haredim up to age 24

Likud-Yisrael Beiteinu proposal submitted to  Habayit Hayehudi & Yesh Atid as part of coalition negotiations.

Prof. Eugene Kandel on Saturday publicly presented the main points of his proposal for distributing the burden of military service more equally. The proposal was submitted last week to Yesh Atid and Habayit Hayehudi by Likud-Yisrael Beiteinu during the latter’s coalition negotiations with the two parties.

Ilan Assayag

Eugene Kandel – Photo by Ilan Assayag

The program calls for drafting more than 60 percent of ultra-Orthodox men up to the age of 24, while offering government incentives to these conscripts and the yeshivas from which they they were drafted. Continue Reading »

Lieberman: Abbas won’t see transfer of PA tax funds for at least 4 months

FM says PA won’t see ‘one red cent’ of tax revenues, & repeats threats to ‘bring down Hamas’, at an Yisrael Beitenu Hanukkah event.

Lieberman says some EU foreign ministers ‘take Israel’s destruction for granted.’


Israel’s Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Tuesday evening that “the Palestinians won’t see one red cent” of the tax revenues that Israel collects on their behalf for at least the next four months.

Avigdor Lieberman at an election convention - Olivier Fitoussi - December 4, 2012.

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman speaking at an election convention in Jerusalem, December 4, 2012. – Photo by Olivier Fitoussi


Lieberman’s remarks, made during a Hanukkah candle-lighting event for his party, Yisrael Beitenu in Tel Aviv, were in reference to Israel confiscating some NIS 460 million in tax revenues collected for the Palestinian Authority in November, in order to offset the PA’s debt to Israel’s Electric Corporation.  Continue Reading »