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Deputy Education Minister: The Likud must work to add Yamina to the coalition

MK Meir Porush: Yamina showed loyalty to Netanyahu, the Likud must do everything to ensure it is in the coalition.

'The Likud must work to add Yamina to the coalition'

Meir Porush: We'll find solutions to the haredi students' distance learning difficulties

Distance learning for haredi students often means conference calls, but these are riddled with problems.

Distance learning for haredi students?

MK Porush at Gush Katif Museum: 'This must not happen again'

Deputy Education Minister of UTJ visits Gush Katif Museum in J'lem. "We will always oppose division of the Land. All of it is ours."

'A, B, and C: The entire Land of Israel is ours'player

'No one is leaving the right-wing bloc'

Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush rejects Blue and White's claims that the right-wing bloc will dismantle after the election.

'No one is leaving the right-wing bloc'

Does the haredi UTJ party oppose the creation of a Palestinian state?

Min. Meir Porush quotes UTJ statement from 1936, says Trump plan allows other nations a foothold in Israel.

Will haredi lawmakers oppose Palestinian statehood?

Education Ministry interfering in haredi schools' curriculum?

Education Min. 'interfering' by conducting thorough 'calculated' inspections of haredi schools, teaching staff and materials, paper says.

Education Ministry interfering in haredi school system?

'PR on the backs of Shabbat observers'

Deputy Education Minister blasts new initiative for public transportation on the Sabbath.

'PR on the backs of Shabbat observers'

Chabad support for UTJ party grows

Chabad hasidim give UTJ approximately 10,000 more votes than the party won in April.

Chabad support for UTJ party grows

Haredi minister: Why would any haredi vote for Feiglin?

Dep. Health Minister Litzman questions: 'Why would any haredi vote for a party which includes those who have rejected circumcision?'

Haredi minister: Why would any haredi vote for Feiglin?

Gafni: Haredim caused Zandberg to enter the Knesset

UTJ MK: Last time, because of those who didn't vote for us, Meretz got an additional seat which brought in Tamar Zandberg.

Gafni: Haredim caused Zandberg to enter the Knesset

Agudat Yisrael will run in one list; Degel threatening

Agudat Yisrael convenes, decides all factions will run one list to councils throughout country. Degel still threatens separate run.

Agudat Yisrael will run in one list; Degel threatening

Gabbay hails public Sabbath desecration, haredim outraged

Zionist Union Chairman tweets during Sabbath about traveling by public transportation to beach; angry responses from some haredi MKs.

Gabbay hails public Sabbath desecration, haredim outraged

Haredi radicals heckle haredi MK

UTJ MK Menachem Porush heckled by extremist haredim as he attends circumcision in Bet Shemesh.

Haredi radicals heckle haredi MK

Haredim attack haredi Knesset Member Meir Porush

Dozens of haredim attack Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush as he exits morning prayers in Beit Shemesh.

Haredim attack haredi Knesset Member Meir Porushplayer

Haredim lukewarm on Trump announcement

UTJ MKs express hope that Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem won't cost Israel diplomatically.

Haredim lukewarm on Trump announcement

Satmar hassidim heckle Israeli Minister in Monsey

Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush was attending Shabbat services in Monsey, New York, when Satmar extremists burst in and heckled him.

Satmar hassidim heckle Israeli Minister in Monsey

'Supreme Court is eager for the apocalypse'

Haredi MKs slam court decision to strike down law exempting yeshiva students from IDF service. 'Court disconnected from Jewish tradition.'

'Supreme Court is eager for the apocalypse'

'What the US President understood, our President does not'

Deputy Education Minister blasts President Rivlin's remarks calling rabbinical leaders 'Beit Shammai' for calling to shelve Kotel Plan.

'What the US President understood, our President does not'

Gafni explains his 'Palestinians were here before us' comments

MK Moshe Gafni says he could never work with Left because of their anti-religious positions, despite being closer to Left on peace.

Gafni explains his 'Palestinians were here before us' comments

'Maybe Gafni came after the Palestinians'

Meir Porush responds to MK Gafni's statement 'Palestinians were here before us', recalls his family in Land of Israel eight generations.

'Maybe Gafni came after the Palestinians'

Porush opposes Gafni, favors annexing Maale Adumim

Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush(UTJ) favors annexing Maale Adumim in contrast to fellow UTJ member Moshe Gafni.

Porush opposes Gafni, favors annexing Maale Adumim

Deputy Education Min: Fine schools with too much violence

Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush proposes an idea for controlling violence in schools.

Deputy Education Min: Fine schools with too much violence

'Reinforce security at grave of Rabbi Nachman'

Deputy Education Minister calls on PM to work with Ukrainian Premier to improve security in Uman after holy site vandalized.

'Reinforce security at grave of Rabbi Nachman'

Porush slams Degel Hatorah's opposition to Regulation Law

Deputy Minister Meir Porush (UTJ) slammed his colleagues' statements against the Regulation Law.

Porush slams Degel Hatorah's opposition to Regulation Law

Core Curriculum repeal passes first reading

Bill repealing previous law making funding for haredi schools dependent on Core Curriculum compliance expected to become law next week.

Core Curriculum repeal passes first reading in Knesset

Bill to cancel core classes in haredi schools

UTJ, Naftali Bennett in favor of revoking former Education Minister Shai Piron's requirement that haredi schools teach English, math.

Bill to cancel core classes in haredi schools

Deputy Education Minister resigns from Knesset

Meir Porush leaves Knesset as per 'Norwegian Law,' to end months of infighting within UTJ over distribution of MKs.

Deputy Education Minister resigns from Knesset

Council of Torah Sages discusses Reform growth

Hasidic body convenes to discuss growing Reform influence. 'Connection between Netanyahu and Reform - twist of the knife.'

Council of Torah Sages discusses growth of Reform movement

Bennett: Haredim deserve equality in education

Bennett says on tour in Yavneh 'haredi education will no longer be deprived but will be equal'.

Bennett: Haredi children deserve equality in education

United Torah Judaism MK: No 'Unity' Government

MK Meir Porush speaks to Arutz Sheva about the race for a coalition - and puzzles over 'illogical' push for government with Likud and Labor.

United Torah Judaism MK: No 'Unity' Government

Hareidi Party Lists Prerequisites for Coalition

United Torah Judaism MKs say budget for hareidi schools a must, vow to reverse hareidi enlistment law mandating IDF service.

Hareidi Party Lists Prerequisites for Joining Coalition

Border Police Turn Away MK at Yitzhar Yeshiva

MK Meir Porush not allowed to visit, despite Defense Ministry guideline stating otherwise; vows to return building to residents.

Border Police Turn Away MK at Yitzhar's Od Yosef Hai Yeshiva

Yeshiva Student Stipends Come to an End

Some 10,000 full-time married yeshiva students received their last government stipend, ending a tradition that has been extant for 33 years.

Yeshiva Student Stipends Come to an End

Hareidi MKs Welcome End of Government

MKs from United Torah Judaism party welcome the dissolution of the Knesset, saying it was "the worst one in the country's history".

Hareidi MKs Welcome End of 'Worst Government in History'

Hareidi IDF Enlistment Targets to be Met

Shaked Committee learns its law mandating hareidi enlistment succeeding vis-a-vis IDF recruitment, though not civilian national service.

Hareidi IDF Enlistment Targets to be Met

Hareidi MK: We May Boycott Judea and Samaria

'There is tremendous pressure that says – let's boycott some of their factories,' says MK Porush.

Hareidi MK: We May Boycott Judea and Samaria

'Netanyahu Deceived Us'

Hareidi MK spits fire at the Prime Minister over criminal sanctions enactment in interview to Arutz Sheva.

'Netanyahu Deceived Us'

Hareidi MKs to Lapid: Go Ahead, Quit

"We would be delighted if Lapid resigns from the government," says MK Moses in response to Finance Minister's threats.

Hareidi MKs to Lapid: Go Ahead, Quit

Hareidi MKs: Lapid Exhibiting Megalomania

Hareidi-religious MKs slam Finance Minister Yair Lapid over his remarks that he will work to fire Israel’s Chief Rabbis.

Hareidi MKs: Lapid Exhibiting Megalomania

Rabbis Tell MKs: Don't Enable Kerry Plan - Resign

Rabbinical Congress for Peace rabbis urge ministers to shake complacency, prepare resignation letters to prevent withdrawals.

Rabbis Tell MKs: Don't Enable Kerry Plan - Resign