"Never before has a Knesset member been forced to apologize for things that he said inside a committee, for what he thinks,” he accused.
"The Reform movement persecutes the Jewish people and attempts to crushes it from within, after failing to do this from outside,” said MK Maklev. “They are the biggest enemy of the Jewish people and they cause assimilation. [The Reform movement's] tentacles are everywhere. They bribe politicians and the press. They have created an unprecedented pressure group.”