According to the proposed peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians, in regards to the issue of refugees, Israel shall agree to accept over 55000 refugees back inside the green line. The decision today by Netanyahu government is connected to that. The question is how many refugees can accept to return with such loyalty oath in place. Palestinians could choose compensation and yet will been seen by their fellow citizens as heroes because the refused to take the oath. Politics is smart isn’t it?
Israeli official: Der Spiegel report is an attack on Merkel's ties with Netanyahu (Haaretz)
from the article: Cabinet approves loyalty oath, but only for non-Jewish new citizens