Trajtenberg recommendations are good for Israel’s hard-working middle class

10.10.2011                      12.Tischrei. 5772

Israelischer Sommer:

Trajtenberg recommendations are good for Israel's hard-working middle class

Recommendations are starting off on the right foot; what angers Shas are proposed reductions in housing benefits for the ultra-Orthodox, and reduced funding for Yeshiva students.

What didn't they say about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his response to the social protest: They said he would not establish a committee, that the Trajtenberg Committee is a mere fig leaf, that he won't adopt the recommendations and that the cabinet will reject it again like it did last week.
But Netanyahu did it. And while it is only the beginning of the road, it is still starting off on the right foot….