Text messages from cleaner suing PM's wife revealed

Haredi woman suing PM Netanyahu's wife Sara wrote her sister she'll have 'time to waste' when Sara Netanyahu has her hair and makeup done.

Arutz Sheva Staff,

Sara Netanyahu
Sara Netanyahu
Yonatan Sindel, Flash 90

The haredi woman suing Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's wife Sara sent text messages to her sister complaining about her work at the Prime Minister's residence whle she worked there, Channel 10 reported..

S.R., who is married and a mother of three, began working on the second floor of the residence two months ago, on August 27, 2017. She worked there for only a month, and is currently filing for 225,000 shekels ($63,780), claiming Sara belittled her, abused her, yelled at her, was cruel towards her, and even wanted to hit her.

The woman claimed Sara Netanyahu abused her "every day, every hour" for an "entire month." However, the Netanyahus were in South America for ten of those days, and at least six other days were Shabbat (the Sabbath) and Jewish holidays, when no one cleans at the Prime Minister's residence. On the remaining days, her chances of seeing Sara Netanyahu for more than a few minutes were minimal.

The first text message was sent on September 3, eight days after the woman began working for the Netanyahus. In it, the cleaner wrote, "I'm beat. This work wears your body out and is bad for your health. I hope G-d gives me strength."

In the second message, sent at 2:36 p.m. on September 10, she wrote, "I left work early, but have to be back at 4:00p.m. She ruined my life! I felt like I wasn't a person. I haven't gone to the bathroom or had anything to eat since 8:30 in the morning!"

Six minutes later, she wrote to her sister, "I can't believe I have to go back there today. It's awful, awful, awful. At least at 6:00p.m. she has someone coming to do her makeup and hair. I'll have some time to waste!"

When she got home, she wrote, "It's so nice! Food, drink, bathroom - it's not something to take for granted! Thank G-d!"

"I'm done with work today! I feel half dead," she wrote after the Netanyahus had taken off.

The Netanyahus left for South America on September 10, returning to Israel ten days later.




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