'Prepare for new elections'

Dep. Health Min. Litzman criticizes party for internal arguments, warns Israel may be headed to new elections.Michal Levi, 10/30/2019, 2:54 PM

Gafni: New elections would be an 'economic disaster'

Degel Hatorah chair warns against third round of elections. "We believe Gantz will not be able to form a government."Michal Levi, 10/15/2019, 2:04 PM

After union with Degel, controversy erupts in Agudah

Agreement with Degel Hatorah forces Belz Hasidism, in fourth place in Agudat Yisrael, to pay price putting them outside next Knesset.Mordechai Sones, 1/24/2019, 8:08 PM

UTJ reaches agreement on Knesset list

Agudat Yisrael to receive first position, Degel Hatorah second, in United Torah Judaism's list for the upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2019, 4:00 PM

Shas lawmakers oppose plan to merge with UTJ

Shas MKs say initiative to run together with their Ashkenazic counterparts would destroy Shas' unique identity, pledge to oppose the move.Tzvi Lev, 1/3/2019, 7:15 PM

Haredi parties discussing unity

New initiative seeks to run Shas, Agudat Yisrael and Degel Hatorah together on the same ballot.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2019, 1:03 AM

Litzman: Haredi parties will remain united in 2019 election

Amid rumors of possible split between UTJ's two vactions, Dep. Health Minister Yaakov Litzman says haredi party will remain intact.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2018, 12:51 PM

Degel Hatorah outside coalition

Degel rabbis order Beit Shemesh representatives not to join Aliza Bloch's coalition. The reason: 'Some religious matters not arranged.'Mordechai Sones, 12/2/2018, 2:30 PM

Bloch finally forms coalition in Bet Shemesh

After her shocking win to become Bet Shemesh's mayor, Bloch survives difficult negotiations with haredi factions to form a new coalition.Tzvi Lev, 12/1/2018, 9:59 PM

Haifa coalition agreement signed - and canceled

Agudat Yisrael signs coalition agreement with mayor-elect, only to be informed hours later that the agreement had been canceled.Mordechai Sones, 11/29/2018, 11:39 AM

Jerusalem mayor to meet with rival's haredi backers

Following electoral victory, Moshe Leon attempts to make peace with Agudat Yisrael faction, which had opposed him during elections.Tzvi Lev, 11/22/2018, 6:51 PM

Aryeh Deri infuriated: 'They stole the elections'

Shas leader goes on the attack after haredi infighting disqualifies leading Shas mayoral candidate in Elad.Tzvi Lev, 10/19/2018, 10:20 AM

MK Asher: Elections aren't decided in court

Regarding court hearing about candidacy of Yitzhak Pindrus in Elad, MK Asher explains elections decided by public.Mordechai Sones, 10/17/2018, 2:14 PM

Haredi faction supports lowering electoral threshold

MK Uri Maklev says UTJ's Degel Hatorah faction supports lowering electoral threshold to 2.75%.Ben Shaul, 9/17/2018, 11:06 AM

Agudat Yisrael pushes haredi unity ahead of elections

After Degel Hatorah threatens separate run in Jerusalem, Agudat Yisrael seeks to avert split, calls for unity.Mordechai Sones, 9/5/2018, 12:57 PM

Degel Hatorah likely to run separately for Jerusalem Council

Because their true power remains unrecognized, Degel Hatorah expected to run separately from Agudat Yisrael for Jerusalem City Council.Mordechai Sones, 8/29/2018, 2:09 PM

Gafni rips Agudath Yisrael faction, hints of split

Degel Hatorah head Moshe Gafni slams UTJ counterparts from Agudath Yisrael, hints shaky union may collapse over Draft Law.Tzvi Lev, 7/26/2018, 10:26 PM

Netanyahu: Haredi parties need to agree amongst themselves

PM Netanyahu rejects offer by Shas, Lithuanian-haredi MKs, to remain in government even if hasidic-haredi MKs leave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2018, 12:27 PM

Will United Torah Judaism party break apart?

Rep. of hasidic faction within UTJ says party will leave coalition if Draft Law passes, Lithuanian-haredi reps say 'no obligation' to leave.Michal Levi, 7/4/2018, 1:44 PM

UTJ denies it will start internal haredi rivalry in Beit Shemesh

Degel Hatorah wing of haredi UTJ party says rumors it will challenge Bet Shemesh's mayor are unfounded, matter is still undecided.Tzvi Lev, 4/22/2018, 7:50 AM

Degel Hatorah MKs accuse Likud of obstruction

Degel Hatorah MKs favoring compromise accuse Likud of unwillingness to convene for long-term solution that would solve draft crisis.Mordechai Sones, 3/7/2018, 2:40 PM

'You cost us a Knesset seat'

Mudslinging within haredi UTJ party, as Health Minister slams Degel Hatorah faction for party losses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2017, 9:53 AM

UTJ in crisis

Haredi split? Degel HaTorah MKs consider breaking up UTJ party, joint run with Shas.David Rosenberg, 5/12/2016, 8:07 AM

Hareidi-Religious Fear Loss of Nationalist Votes

How does Eli Yishai's new party affect the Ashkenazi hareidi camp, and will it go left or right?Hillel Fendel, 12/22/2014, 1:31 PM

Threats Against Hareidi Women's Campaign for MKs

Women who run for hareidi parties 'will have all their descendants thrown out of school,' hareidi politician threatens.Tova Dvorin, 12/8/2014, 10:05 AM