Compromise on Drafting Yeshiva Students to IDF Would Allow Shas Into Coalition

Will Shas declare independence from the Ashkenazi rabbis?

Shas is celebrating its ‏(limited‏) electoral victory this week, especially its triumph over two other Sephardi parties vying for the Haredi vote. But already a more difficult challenge looms for the party - a confrontation with the Ashkenazi ultra-Orthodox leadership over the draft.