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The scandal with the Deputy SHAS and benefits for soldiers. Review of the Hebrew press. Thursday, September 14

The focus of the Israeli media on Thursday, September 14, scandal MP SHAS by Igal Guatay, attended the wedding of nephew-homosexual, and benefits for military personnel of combat units.

Haaretz: Deputy SHAS resigns from the fact that he was present at the wedding of his nephew-gay

«Yediot Ahronot»: Operation «Reward»

«Israel a-Yom» Barack, the Bank and the relationship with Iran

«And Maariv-Shavua»: Bitan about the crisis due to recruitment: the key to coalition is in the hands of Lieberman and Kahlon

Haaretz: Deputy SHAS resigns from the fact that he was present at the wedding of his nephew-gay

The correspondent of «Haaretz» Aaron Rabinovich writes that the Knesset member from the SHAS party Yigal of EGAT announced the intention to leave his post after five senior rabbis demanded that the leadership of SHAS immediately to remove him. This happened after an interview on radio «Galey IDF», during which the EGAT said that he attended the wedding of his nephew being gay.

Close the MP said that he refused to apologize for his words and chose to hand over the Deputy mandate. However, sources in the party said that EGAT has received the full support of SHAS Chairman Aryeh Deri.

Despite the fact that Deri wants of EGAT remained at his post, he has no authority to address this issue. They are in the hands of the head of Council of Torah sages of the SHAS party, Rabbi Shalom Cohen, who angered words Guetas.

«Yediot Ahronot»: Operation «Reward»

The correspondent of «Yediot Ahronot» Yossi Yehoshua that the IDF will have to struggle with a decline in the motivation of soldiers in combat units. For this purpose, tools such as a salary increase, coupons for entertainment and a free trip to Eilat. In the third year of service the men will receive two thousand shekels a month, which is 400 shekels more than today.

In addition, the soldiers serving in the special forces of the General staff («Sayeret Matkal»), the special forces of the air force «Shaldag», «Shayetet 13» and unit 669, will serve another three-year contract and for that the state will pay for two years of study at the University.

«Israel a-Yom» Barack, the Bank and the relationship with Iran

The correspondent of «Israel a-Yom» Akiva Bigman that in July 2013, four months before retiring from political life, Ehud Barak began to advise the CEO of Swiss Bank Julius Bär. According to the representative of the Bank, the former Prime Minister gave advice on geopolitical issues.

According to Biegman, the employees of Julius Bär on their own initiative participated in the conference «Forum Europe – Iran». We are talking about the institution, which in 2014 holds an annual conference aimed at establishing contacts between representatives of the Iranian government and Iranian businessmen and between European companies to promote trade and investment after the lifting of sanctions with Iran.

Press Secretary Ehud Barak told the newspaper that the former Prime Minister for the first time hears about the participation of employees of Julius Bär in such conferences. According to him, the Bank’s management did not consult Barack on the subject.

«And Maariv-Shavua»: Bitan about the crisis due to recruitment: the key to coalition is in the hands of Lieberman and Kahlon

«And Maariv-Shavua» reports that the Chairman of the coalition David Bitan spoke about the decision of the high Court regarding the conscription of ultra-Orthodox and the crisis in the coalition because of this. «The Supreme court has caused us a serious headache», he said and added that «the keys of the coalition are in the hands of Lieberman and Kahlon».

The Supreme court granted the petition of the Movement for quality government in Israel and the party «Yesh Atid» against the amendments to the law on conscription, which allows the state not to encourage yeshiva students. The court ruled that this situation violates social equality.

According to Bitana, the IDF must admit that he has no desire to encourage the ultra-Orthodox. «The time has come for the army to tell the truth – that she can’t accept them», — said the Chairman of the coalition.

The scandal with the Deputy SHAS and benefits for soldiers. Review of the Hebrew press. Thursday, September 14 14.09.2017

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