The ultra-Orthopox (Haredim) and the Arabs have increased their strength - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yonatan
    • 23.01.13 | 10:12 (IST)

    and will continue increasing it, because of their high birth rates. Israel stands in danger of losing its Zionist majority (which includes the whole spectrum of secular parties from left-wing Meretz to right-wing Habayit Hayehudi. The new coalition government must take steps to limit the birth rate of the Arab and Haredi sctors, preferably by limitig child allowances to the first three children, by drafting both Haredim and Arabs, (3 less children per family), by endinbg monthly allowances to yeshiva students and by charging them tuition.

    from the article: Israel's right, left blocs in dead heat as 99% of votes tallied
    First published 09:28 23.01.13 | Last updated 03:05 23.01.13
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