We hope Netanyahu, under pressure from the zealots in the cabinet, does not attempt to extract additional concessions from the progressive streams of Judaism and the Women of the Wall. They have compromised enough. […]
The government could take the easy way out and continue to delay implementation of the decision. A petition would be filed. The High Court would rule.
The Supreme Court would be attacked for interfering in government decisions and a conflict with the haredim would ensue.
But Netanyahu has an opportunity to do something different. He can stand up for the idea that democratic decisions must be respected and that religious rights and equality must be upheld and move forward with the Kotel deal – with or without the zealots.