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Netanyahu: Haredi parties need to agree amongst themselves

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, 12/07/2018 12:27
The haredi parties' mistake

The haredi parties' mistake

Yisrael Beytenu MK says haredi parties should not place themselves at the mercy of the Supreme Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2018 11:30
Haredi lawmaker issues ultimatum on draft law

Haredi lawmaker issues ultimatum on draft law

Dep Minister Yaakov Litzman gives coalition 1 week to come up with fix for controversial draft law, vows to quit gov't if no solution found.David Rosenberg, 10/07/2018 14:27
'Negative law that perpetuates discrimination in country'

'Negative law that perpetuates discrimination in country'

'Secular Yeshiva' network director calls on State to stop discrimination: 'Torah not exclusive inheritance of haredim.'Benny Toker, 10/07/2018 01:16
'The gaps between the sides are very large'

'The gaps between the sides are very large'

MK Yisrael Eichler says it will be almost impossible to reach an agreement on the Draft Law.Ben Ariel, 09/07/2018 00:06
How many haredim serve in the army? More than you thought

How many haredim serve in the army? More than you thought

Minister Yisrael Katz reveals that the number of haredim who serve in the IDF is close to that of the general public.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2018 05:14
Draft Law unlikely to be completed by end of summer session

Draft Law unlikely to be completed by end of summer session

Deputy Defense Minister pessimistic about the possibility of approving Draft Law by end of Knesset summer session.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2018 04:04
Will United Torah Judaism party break apart?

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, 04/07/2018 13:44
Shaked: No one in the coalition wants elections

Shaked: No one in the coalition wants elections

Justice Minister believes Supreme Court will not intervene in the Draft Law, says compromise can be reached to appease haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/07/2018 04:44
TG4I: Hats off to the Haredim

TG4I: Hats off to the Haredim

Eight reasons we should appreciate the haredi sector in israel - and defend them against those who villify them and cause dissension instead of harmony. David Ben Horin, 03/07/2018 21:15
'Without a compromise the government will fall'

'Without a compromise the government will fall'

Former Coalition Chairman MK David Bitan does not believe draft law will pass in its current form.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/07/2018 15:30
Joint List MK: Draft Law is a bluff

Joint List MK: Draft Law is a bluff

MK Dov Khenin opposes Draft Law. 'The army doesn't want to draft haredim. They should be allowed to study Torah,' he tells Arutz Sheva.Hezki Baruch, 03/07/2018 11:08
Poll: Israelis back end to deferments for yeshiva students

Poll: Israelis back end to deferments for yeshiva students

Following passage of controversial haredi draft law, poll shows most Israeli Jews back drafting nearly all yeshiva students into IDF.David Rosenberg, 03/07/2018 09:50
Knesset approves first reading of Draft Law

Knesset approves first reading of Draft Law

63 MKs vote in favor of Draft Law, 39 MKs vote against.Hezki Baruch, 03/07/2018 01:19
Haredi MK threatens to bring down coalition

Haredi MK threatens to bring down coalition

Deputy Health Minister MK Yaakov Litzman says UTJ party will leave coalition if draft law passes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2018 18:33
Liberman: Labor party's natural place with Arab parties, Meretz

Liberman: Labor party's natural place with Arab parties, Meretz

Defense Minister says it is to be expected that Labor would vote against draft law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2018 16:35
Gabbay: Lapid a traitor to the opposition

Gabbay: Lapid a traitor to the opposition

Labor Party leader slams Yesh Atid faction for vote in favor of government draft law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2018 16:00
'Lapid is lying to the public'

'Lapid is lying to the public'

Justice Minister Shaked slams Yesh Atid MKs for 'blatantly lying' about haredi draft law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2018 13:35
'There are criminal sanctions in this draft law as well'

'There are criminal sanctions in this draft law as well'

Yesh Atid MK claims his party's version of the draft law was better than Defense Minister Liberman's.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2018 13:08
'I don't want Arabs flying our F-16s'

'I don't want Arabs flying our F-16s'

Yesh Atid lawmaker defends plan to draft haredim - while leaving most of Arab population exempt from IDF service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2018 11:57
Sephardic rabbis furious: 'They forged our signatures. Liars.'

Sephardic rabbis furious: 'They forged our signatures. Liars.'

Senior Sephardic rabbis enraged after anonymous notices bashing Draft Law has their signature affixed on it.Tzvi Lev, 01/07/2018 21:42
Draft Law approved by government

Draft Law approved by government

Bill expected to be submitted to Knesset for first reading tomorrow. Law will likely pass by large majority, with Yesh Atid's support.Mordechai Sones, 01/07/2018 14:33
Sephardic rabbis gather for anti-Draft Law prayer

Sephardic rabbis gather for anti-Draft Law prayer

During Knesset vote on Draft Law, Sephardic rabbis expected to hold prayer service at grave of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef against law.Mordechai Sones, 01/07/2018 13:38
Zandberg urges Lapid: Topple the government

Zandberg urges Lapid: Topple the government

Meretz MK calls on Yesh Atid chairman to topple the government over the draft law.Hezki Baruch, 01/07/2018 05:42
Bennett: Mass draft of haredim by force could backfire

Bennett: Mass draft of haredim by force could backfire

Education Minister takes swipe at latest draft law aimed at yeshiva students, says haredi enlistment numbers rising even without new law.David Rosenberg, 25/06/2018 09:58
United Torah Judaism to remain in coalition

United Torah Judaism to remain in coalition

MK Moses on draft law: The law will be approved in its first reading and that's fine. By the third reading it will be corrected.Michal Levy, 25/06/2018 03:42
Shas rabbi scorns 'gentile' government Draft Law budgets

Shas rabbi scorns 'gentile' government Draft Law budgets

'We have problem with enlisting yeshiva students; they threaten they won't give budgets; do we live according to these gentile's budgets?'Mordechai Sones, 20/06/2018 13:09
'Back haredi draft law - or we'll dismantle the government'

'Back haredi draft law - or we'll dismantle the government'

Coalition chairman demands haredi lawmakers get behind proposed draft law, threatening new elections if haredi MKs don't support proposal.David Rosenberg, 19/06/2018 09:58
Shaked presents Lapid's deception

Shaked presents Lapid's deception

Justice Minister responds to Lapid's claims that the proposed draft law is the same as the one that the previous government approved.Hezki Baruch, 19/06/2018 03:36
'IDF and Chief of Staff support draft outline'

'IDF and Chief of Staff support draft outline'

Yair Lapid says his party will support the draft law if it remains in its present form, but not if it is changed at all.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2018 17:03
'The draft law is a balanced law'

'The draft law is a balanced law'

DM at Yisrael Beiteinu faction meeting: Draft Law balanced and in broad consensus. Kites: 'We'll determine way to respond to kite terror.'Hezki Baruch, 18/06/2018 15:46
Labor vows to vote down haredi draft law

Labor vows to vote down haredi draft law

Avi Gabbay says his party will oppose any law which does not 'share the burden' of military service equally.David Rosenberg, 18/06/2018 14:59
Shas MK: Haredi leadership will come to agreement on draft plan

Shas MK: Haredi leadership will come to agreement on draft plan

Haredi lawmaker says proposed draft law is 'the least terrible option,' says in the worst case, his party won't vote for the law.Michal Levi, 18/06/2018 11:34
Haredi parties to leave coalition if draft law advances

Haredi parties to leave coalition if draft law advances

Council of Torah Sages instructs haredi MKs, ministers to resign from the coalition if current draft law is not changed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2018 20:32
Haredi Council of Torah Sages to decide fate of coalition

Haredi Council of Torah Sages to decide fate of coalition

Haredi council determines whether Defense Ministry's proposed draft law is acceptable compromise or requires haredim to leave coalition.Michal Levi, 13/06/2018 12:07
Report: If haredi 'Draft Law' passes, DM will leave coalition

Report: If haredi 'Draft Law' passes, DM will leave coalition

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman will leave the coalition if haredi 'Draft Law' passes - and the haredi parties will leave if it does not.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2018 08:38
Shaked: Draft of haredim will not be forced

Shaked: Draft of haredim will not be forced

'The Supreme Court should not have intervened in the draft law. Intervention only causes problems.'Haim Lev, 23/05/2018 18:23
Coalition Chairman: Haredi draft law may not pass this session

Coalition Chairman: Haredi draft law may not pass this session

Coalition chairman tells haredi parties not to make an ultimatum, points out that half of northern Tel Aviv doesn't serve in the IDF either.Michal Levi, 23/05/2018 13:22
On agenda: Nationality, Overrule Clause, draft, conversion

On agenda: Nationality, Overrule Clause, draft, conversion

Knesset enters challenging summer session of controversial legislation. Festive atmosphere expected for US embassy transfer in two weeks.Mordechai Sones, 30/04/2018 17:31
'Calling haredi MKs blackmailers is incitement'

'Calling haredi MKs blackmailers is incitement'

UTJ MK Uri Maklev says haredi Draft Law should be passed during the Knesset's summer session. 'Everyone knows the timetables.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2018 17:46
Litzman sets a red line

Litzman sets a red line

Deputy Health Minister reiterates that he will leave the government if the draft law isn't approved by the end of the Knesset session.Ben Shaul , 23/04/2018 05:07
28 arrested as haredi demonstrators block roads in Bnei Brak

28 arrested as haredi demonstrators block roads in Bnei Brak

Yerushalmi Faction protesters take to the streets to condemn arrest of haredi draft dodger. Highway 4 blocked as part of protests.David Rosenberg, 22/03/2018 20:13
Likud MK: Free Elor for Passover

Likud MK: Free Elor for Passover

MK Nurit Koren urges the military prosecution to show mercy and release former IDF soldier Elor Azariya from prison.Benny Tocker, 16/03/2018 03:15
Gabbay: Today we saw who really is afraid of elections

Gabbay: Today we saw who really is afraid of elections

Zionist Union chairman blasts agreement which prevent elections, says "the days of this bad government are very short".Hezki Baruch, 14/03/2018 04:07
Haredim welcome draft law approval

Haredim welcome draft law approval

Haredi parties pleased after draft law approved in first reading, promise to continue the legislative process during summer session.Elad Benari, 14/03/2018 00:05
Haredi 'Draft Law' passes first reading in Knesset

Haredi 'Draft Law' passes first reading in Knesset

Bill which sparked coalition crisis, divided government passes first reading in the Knesset, despite opposition from Yisrael Beytenu.David Rosenberg, 13/03/2018 21:36
Government averts coalition crisis, avoids snap elections

Government averts coalition crisis, avoids snap elections

Following meeting between Netanyahu, Liberman, government committee approves compromise deal averting government collapse.David Rosenberg, 13/03/2018 19:49
'The future of the government depends on the other partners'

'The future of the government depends on the other partners'

MK Oded Forer calls on the parties in the coalition to oppose the draft law in its present form.Benny Tocker, 13/03/2018 05:12
Will Netanyahu and Liberman prevent elections?

Will Netanyahu and Liberman prevent elections?

Prime Minister and Defense Minister to meet overnight, attempt to end coalition crisis.Nitsan Keidar, 13/03/2018 00:11
Defense Minister: We won't sacrifice values for Knesset seats

Defense Minister: We won't sacrifice values for Knesset seats

Yisrael Beytenu MKs will vote against draft law, but won't quit coalition unless forced to do so, Defense Minister Liberman says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/03/2018 16:04
Yerushalmi Faction to shut down Bnei Brak roads Monday

Yerushalmi Faction to shut down Bnei Brak roads Monday

Extremist anti-draft haredi group plans follow-up demonstration in Bnei Brak, after group shut down traffic in Jerusalem last week.David Rosenberg, 12/03/2018 13:24
'IDF can't handle so many haredi soldiers at once'

'IDF can't handle so many haredi soldiers at once'

Education Minister Bennett says coalition crisis is 'hollow,' no reason to push for immediate draft of all haredi yeshiva students.Hezki Baruch, 12/03/2018 12:02
'We were and remain committed to Netanyahu'

'We were and remain committed to Netanyahu'

Immigration and Absorption Minister says Yisrael Beytenu will run alone in the next election, discusses draft law controversy.Ido Ben Porat, 12/03/2018 03:36
Haredim give green light to draft law

Haredim give green light to draft law

Council of Torah Sages of Agudath Israel approves draft law which will be brought for approval by Ministerial Committee for Legislation.Chaim Lev, 12/03/2018 00:19
'There will be a compromise with the haredim'

'There will be a compromise with the haredim'

PM Netanyahu meets Deputy Health Minister Litzman. Likud officials believe compromise can be reached on draft law.Michal Levy, 11/03/2018 23:33
Ya'alon: Netanyahu and Liberman are coordinated

Ya'alon: Netanyahu and Liberman are coordinated

Former Defense Minister says he's preparing to run for prime minister, claims coalition crisis "is about the prime minister's survival".Elad Benari, 11/03/2018 05:29
Netanyahu-haredim meeting ends with no progress

Netanyahu-haredim meeting ends with no progress

Netanyahu meets representatives of haredi parties, presents conditions to solve the crisis over the draft law.Hezki Baruch, 11/03/2018 03:21