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        12/27/2013, Tevet 24, 5774

      Report: UTJ Rejects Invitation to Join the Coalition

      Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu had a secret meeting with Member of Knesset Moshe Gafni (United Torah Judaism) this week, when he invited the hareidi-religious party to join the coalition, according to a Friday-morning report by Ma'arivNetanyahu made it clear to Gafni that, as far as he was concerned, there was no longer any significance to the veto that Treasurer Ya'ir Lapid cast on the entry of hareidi parties to the government.

      The invitation received a response of "No thanks."