I've said it before and I'll say it agains: The only solution to the inability - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yonatan
    • 08.01.13 | 09:33 (IST)

    of the political system to function without a coalition of parties with often opposing agendas is to change the system of elections from proportional to regional-personal as in the UK and the US. This would immediately reduce the number of political parties from 34 (!) to 4-5, and in the long run to 2-3, thus enabling one party to form a majority government, or at the most a coalitin with one other party. The strength of the haredim would be reduced considerably.

    from the article: Cannibalism within Israel's center-left
    First published 06:10 07.01.13 | Last updated 06:10 07.01.13
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