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Finance Minister Liberman: We'll oppose all attempts to add haredi parties to government

Finance Minister insists on passing conversion reform, haredi draft law, before haredi parties can be allowed to join coalition.

Liberman: We'll oppose any attempt to allow haredim to join govt

MK Eichler: Haredi parties in contact with Gantz

UTJ MK says haredi parties would like to form alternate government with Defense Minister Gantz, but he does not trust Netanyahu.

MK Eichler: Haredi parties in contact with Gantz

Haredi lashes out at new Reform MK : Reform members less truthful than Christians

Tensions rise on the first day of newly sworn in Knesset as the Haredi parties set a tone towards negotiating government terms.

Haredi MK refuses to greet new Reform MK

Sa'ar: Netanyahu blackmailed by the haredi parties

New Hope chairman says haredi parties are preventing the Prime Minister from making decisions, criticizes Bennett's economic plan.

Sa'ar: Netanyahu blackmailed by the haredi parties

More worshipers allowed in synagogues as Tisha B'Av approaches

Haredi party heads meet with Health Minister to discuss operating yeshivot in coming year, opposition to restricting synagogues.

More worshipers allowed in synagogues as Tisha B'Av approaches

Haredi parties' response to anti-conversion therapy bill: Override Clause, Chametz Bill

MK Moshe Gafni to bring Override Clause, Chametz Bill to a vote in response to bill to outlaw conversion therapy.

Haredi parties' response to anti-conversion therapy bill

'It's anti-Semitic': Blue and White ad incites against haredim

Blue and White campaign video paints religious, haredi, ministers as money-sucking parasites, PM Netanyahu as caring only about himself.

'It's anti-Semitic': Blue and White ad incites against haredimplayer

Liberman: Haredim trying to use force and bully us

Yisrael Beytenu chairman slams haredi parties' demand to ban sale of tickets for Biblical zoo on Shabbat, holidays.

Liberman: Haredim trying to use force and bully us

Agreement between Jewish Home, haredi parties

Jewish Home, haredi parties agree to support incumbents during upcoming Chief Rabbinate Council elections.

Agreement between Jewish Home, haredi parties

Defense Minister: Haredi demands are just an excuse

Defense Minister Liberman urges haredi parties to allow Draft Law to pass, says they have nothing to gain from early elections.

Defense Minister: Haredi demands are just an excuse

'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.

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

Haredi lawmakers divided over draft law

Ashkenazic-haredi UTJ party divided on whether to accept Defense Ministry's draft bill, quit coalition, or insist on changes.

Haredi lawmakers divided over draft law

Lapid: Netanyahu's job is to give in

Yesh Atid chairman calls on haredi parties to refuse extra funding if it comes at the expense of children with disabilities.

Lapid: Netanyahu's job is to give in

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.

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

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.

Coalition Chairman: Haredi draft law may not pass this session

Will the 'Muezzin Law' finally pass?

PM Netanyahu gives green light to advancing 'Muezzin Law' during upcoming Knesset session. Will the haredi parties support the bill?

Will the 'Muezzin Law' finally pass?

Bennett hints he will challenge Netanyahu for prime minister

Bennett says he will run against Prime Minister Netanyahu if 'elections are declared for personal reasons'.

Bennett hints he will challenge Netanyahu for prime minister

Netanyahu-haredim meeting ends with no progress

Netanyahu meets representatives of haredi parties, presents conditions to solve the crisis over the draft law.

Netanyahu-haredim meeting ends with no progress

'If the coalition breaks apart, we'll push off elections'

If PM Netanyahu early elections, coalition and opposition parties will band together to delay elections until October, sources say.

'If the coalition breaks apart, we'll push off elections'

Coalition efforts to prevent elections continue

Efforts to formulate agreed Draft Law outline to allow coalition to continue as per Prime Minister's demands.

Coalition efforts to prevent elections continue

Bennett: Next time, I'll demand the defense portfolio

Education Minister: Under PM Netanyahu, I'll insist on defense portfolio. If Netanyahu steps down, I'll run for PM.

Bennett: Next time, I'll demand the defense portfolio

Haredi MKs: Liberman's haredi draft proposal will end coalition

Haredi parties warn that Liberman's attempt to pass law regarding haredi draft could topple coalition.

Haredi MKs: Liberman's haredi draft proposal will end coalition

Haredim and Arabs coordinating in the Knesset?

Head of haredi UTJ party welcomes newfound cooperation with Arab Joint List faction. 'We're doing good business with the Arabs.'

Haredim and Arabs coordinating in the Knesset?

Defense Minister storms out of Knesset meeting

Haredi parties condition support for death penalty for terrorists on Yisrael Beytenu's support of law closing supermarkets on Shabbat.

Defense Minister storms out of Knesset meeting

Haredim may torpedo terrorist death penalty bill

Haredi parties debate supporting bill allowing death penalty for terrorists.

Haredim may torpedo terrorist death penalty bill

Cities scramble to pass legislation to allow Shabbat desecration

Cities across Israel are scrambling to pass legislation that will open businesses on Shabbat before the Supermarket Law passes.

Cities scramble to pass legislation to allow Shabbat desecration

'I can relate to what Gabbay is saying'

Haredi MK Moshe Gafni praises Zionist Union head Avi Gabbay, doesn't rule out 'future cooperation.'

'I can relate to what Gabbay is saying'

'Promised to kill Hamas leader, but then killed store owners'

Store owners' union says Yisrael Beytenu's vote against law forcing stores to close on Shabbat is attempt to 'eliminate' small businesses.

'Promised to kill Hamas leader, but then killed store owners'

Haredi minister: I will fight to the end

Health Minister Litzman says he doesn't want Shabbat desecration, but doesn't want new elections either.

Haredi minister: I will fight to the end

'Haredim abandoned Shabbat sports struggle'

Anticipating ministers' government Shabbat sports policy vote, political source accuses haredi parties of weakness and duplicity.

'Haredim abandoned Shabbat sports struggle'

'A Jewish state with a democratic regime'

Nationality Law changed under pressure from haredi parties to emphasize Jewish nature of state over democratic nature.

'A Jewish state with a democratic regime'

PM, haredi leaders hold secret meeting over Western Wall deal

PM, Attorney General ask leaders of haredi parties to support freezing deal to allow Reform prayers at Kotel rather than cancelling deal.

PM, haredi leaders hold secret meeting over Western Wall deal

Haredi MKs push to recognize only Chief Rabbinate's conversions

Bill rejecting all conversions in Israel not performed by Chief Rabbinate is 'against Jewish law,' claims Rabbi Seth Farber.

Haredi MKs push to recognize only Chief Rabbinate's conversions

Teenage yeshiva students exempted from National Insurance tax

Ministerial Committee for Legislation approves Shas MK's law exempting yeshiva students under age 19 from paying NII premiums.

Teenage yeshiva students exempted from National Insurance tax

Haredi MK: We'll halt rightist lawmaking efforts

Haredi MK promises to 'balance out the government' if efforts to change Israel's policies continue.

Haredi MK: We'll halt rightist lawmaking efforts

Netanyahu cancels Shabbat railway work

PM Netanyahu orders cancellation of infrastructure work scheduled for Shabbat, accuses Minister Katz of causing coalition crisis.

Netanyahu cancels Shabbat railway work

'In the Jewish State, of all places - to desecrate

Bennett reiterated national importance of Shabbat in light of recent debates surrounding work on the railway on Shabbat.

'In the Jewish State, of all places - to desecrate Shabbat?'player

Likud's haredi branch backs Katz on Shabbat work

Likud's haredi headquarters expresses support for Transportation Minister on issue of rail work on Shabbat.

Likud's haredi branch backs Katz on Shabbat work

Haredi parties try to erase Lapid's 'legacy'

In an attempt to overturn the 'Liba' studies law, haredi MKs propose bill to do away with influence of previous government's reforms.

Haredi parties try to erase Lapid's 'legacy': teaching math

Haredi parties disappear as openly gay MK sworn in

United Torah Judaism source say party fears Amir Ohana will push pro-LGBT initiatives and disturb 'status quo.'

Haredi parties disappear during swearing-in of openly gay MKplayer