Lapid threatens to quit coalition if Haredi draft bill doesn’t deliver equality
Knesset committee to start voting on bill Monday, but Yesh Atid leader warns against letting ultra-Orthodox off the hook.
The Knesset committee working on the bill mandating reform to the ultra-Orthodox army draft is to begin voting on the various clauses on Monday, in what promises to be a tense process. Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid said Saturday that his party would leave the coalition if the bill did not call for criminal sanctions against ultra-Orthodox men who dodge the draft.
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