Prospect of unity of those most affected by this legislation - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • MichaelNJ
    • 13.03.14 | 03:51 (IST)

    In the long run, the most important aspect of this vote is that the Haredim now realize that the ones who most clearly support them in their desire not to have their students drafted are the Arab legislators. The Arabs should realize as well that the real Haredim, as opposed to the National Religious "Hardalim," have no interest in attacking them or taking their land. Since these two groups will constitute the majority of the Israeli population in the next generation, and even sooner if there is no two-state solution, this mutual recognition may have considerable significance for the future.

    from the article: Rift between Netanyahu and Haredim deepens
    First published 09:40 12.03.14 | Last updated 09:40 12.03.14
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