Why the IDF 'Equal Burden' Bill Has Nothing to Do With Equality

The bill should, however, improve the political fortunes of both Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett.

The new draft bill that’s been dubbed – misleadingly and for PR reasons – the “equalizing the burden” law is one of the most far-reaching, complex and problematic acts of legislation the Knesset is likely to pass. What it will not do is bring about equality, or the induction into the army of the ultra-Orthodox. However, at the conclusion of the never-ending process...