Netanyahu and Lapid Hold Coalition Talks, but Little Progress Reached

Yesh Atid chairman refuses to budge from demands including law for equality of the burden (Israel Defense Forces service and participation in the labor force), limiting the number of government ministers, and eliminating the post of ministers without portfolio.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid on Thursday to discuss the possibility of the latter joining the next Israeli...