Israeli affairs, News

Netanyahu: Free education for everyone

Ahead of a Knesset vote on lateral budget cuts recommended by the Trajtenberg Committee, in order to allocate funds for social programs, there seems to be a split among Netanyahu’s coalition government. Both Shas and Yisrael Beiteinu have come out against Prime Minister Netanyahu’s proclamation giving all Israeli citizens the right to free education from age 3; the parties wish to restrict government subsidized education only to the children of parents who served in the IDF, therefore excluding Orthodox and non-Jewish communities, including Arabs.

Ynetnews, Israel

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