Lapid's terms: Universal draft, peace talks

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    Yesh Atid chairman sets two red lines in negotiations to join coalition, appoints team of negotiators. Meanwhile, party is divided on potential partners

    Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid will set two basic conditions to joining the coalition: equal share of the burden legislation and the resumption of peace talks with the Palestinians.

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    Lapid's "red lines":

    Concerning the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    1. Two states for two nations.

    2. "Gushei Hityashvut" (current settlements) in our hands.

    3. Jerusalem shall not be departed

    4. No new settlements will be built. Builting will continue in current settlements.


    Concerning the "Burden carrying"

    1. All those reaching 18, INCLUDING orthodox and Arabs, will be drafted. Army will decide their location.

    2. Combats will be better payed, national servie will serve for two years.

    3. Only 400 orthodox each year will be released from duty.


    Concerning the education policy

    1. A national council to push for basic studies for all Israeli children

    2. Reducing social gaps

    3. Councils in "Periferia" will get larger education budgets

    4. Reducing number of final exams for teens


    Concerning governmental issues

    1. Number of ministers will be up to 18

    2. The largest party will establish the government

    3. Threshold increase

    4. Reducing the ability to change governmental issues under internal votes


    Concerning economical issues

    1. The state will encourage and help small business

    2. Enlarging the participation in the working marker (Especially for Arabs and Haredi Jews)

    3. Budget for settlements will be reduced in favor of education and security.


    Concerning the housing problem

    Building 150,000 apartments in favor of young couples in major cities.
     
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    True or False?

    "In January 2013, just days before the election, Lapid said 'I do not think that the Arabs want peace, I want to be rid of them and put a tall fence between us and them, to maintain a Jewish majority in the Land of Israel.'"

    Yesh Atid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Since there are currently as many Arabs as Jews living in the Land of Israel, is Lapid calling for Jewish rule over all people living between the River and the sea?
     
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    :confused:
     
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    Lapid is just a watered down version of Netanyahu......... :cool:
     
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    You say that based on what?
     
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    ^^^^ This........ :cool:
     
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    He is against building new settlements, FOR cutting their budget in favor of education, AGAINST the Tal law.....

    If there's ANYONE completely different from Netanyahu, that's him:cool:
     
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    Is he calling for a Jewish or Democratic state in Greater Israel?
     
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    What do you mean by "Greater Israel"?
     
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    Since the terrorist state of Israel has never declared a set border.

    "Greater Israel" can mean anything the Zionists say it means......Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Egypt, etc.
     

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