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  3/4/2013, Adar 22, 5773

Shas: We'll Go to Opposition with Heads Held High

A number of senior officials in the Shas party attacked Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Monday morning, after he told Co-chairmen Ariel Atias, Aryeh Der'i and Eli Yishai, Sunday, that it appeared they would not be in the government. The officials told Israel Defense Forces Radio, "We will go into opposition with heads held high and we will not let the government rest. We will see to it that funding goes to the needy and not the hilltop youth of Bennett," referring to the chairman of Habayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home-New National Religious Party) and residents of Jewish hilltop communities in Judea and Samaria (Shomron).

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