Liberman said to drop demands on civil unions, IDF draft

In exchange for coalition support for the death penalty for terrorists, Liberman has agreed to drop his demands regarding civil unions, increased IDF enlistment of the ultra-Orthodox, and conversion reforms, the Ynet news website reports.

The compromise is reached to placate the ultra-Orthodox parties in the coalition — Shas and United Torah Judaism — that wield an effective veto over religion-state reforms.

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