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  • Q&A: ‘Netanyahu will always prefer a coalition with the extreme right and the ultra-Orthodox’

    By Shmuel Rosner

    December 31, 2012 | 8:39 am

    Yohanan Plesner is a member of Knesset for the Kadima party. He was the head of the Knesset's Plesner committee, formed to explore the introduction of national service for ultra-Orthodox Jews and Israeli Arabs. In the fifth in a series of interviews with Israeli politicians ahead...

  • Netanyahu disbands haredi draft committee

    July 2, 2012 | 10:28 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu disbanded the committee charged with formulating a new law on haredi Orthodox military service.

    The dissolution of the Plesner Committee comes after the resignation of several of its members, including from the right-wing Yisrael Beiteinu...