Analysis || Small print in Lapid's plan for Haredi conscription reveals gap between rhetoric and actual proposal
According to the party’s official platform, the Lapid plan should only be troubling now to Haredi youngsters aged 13 and younger. Meanwhile, even if voters didn’t want to hear about the Palestinian conflict, it’s rearing its head.
“Equalizing the burden” seems to be the most magical turn of phrase right now among local voters. Yair Lapid, who on Tuesday night was crowned the big winner in the surprising election (involving a campaign that had been described as “the most boring in years” right up to the announcement of the results), wisely waved two flags: improving the situation of the middle class, and equal military service for all....
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