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MK Moshe Gafni: We will go with Netanyahu, even to the opposition

United Torah Judaism chairman says he will continue to remain loyal to the right-wing bloc even after the elections.

'We will go with Netanyahu, even to the opposition'

Agudat Yisrael leader: I agree with Deri, we will only go with Netanyahu

Agudat Ysrael chairman Yitzhak Goldknopf: I asked the Likud to stop the attacks against Gafni, they will not bring more votes.

'I agree with Deri, we will only go with Netanyahu'

Gafni: Bennett's a stuffed animal, Kahana's beyond the pale

Degel HaTorah head blames colleagues in opposition for failure to establish right-wing govt.

Gafni: Bennett's a stuffed animal, Kahana's beyond the pale

UTJ heading for a split?

MK Moshe Gafni wants to shift balance of power between Degel HaTorah & Agudat Yisrael. And how many votes will they lose to Itamar Ben Gvir?

UTJ heading for a split?

Top haredi rabbi diagnosed with coronavirus - a second time

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein feeling 'excellent' after second COVID-19 diagnosis. Pres. Herzog calls to inquire after Rabbi Edelstein's welfare.

Top haredi rabbi diagnosed with coronavirus - a second time

Shas forces United Torah Judaism to announce support for Netanyahu

'Happy there has been a clear announcement by MK Moshe Gafni that UTJ will go with the Likud & MK Netanyahu,' Shas chair MK Aryeh Deri says.

Shas forces UTJ to announce support for Netanyahu

2022 Elections: UTJ's Porush 'not worried that we'll lose votes to Ben Gvir'

"If all the embraces meant anything, I would be Prime Minister today," says veteran haredi MK.

Porush: 'I'm not worried that we'll lose votes to Ben Gvir'

Lapid's request to attend Gafni wedding politely refused

PM congratulates UTJ chairman Moshe Gafni on his granddaughter's wedding after being refused permission to attend.

Lapid's request to attend Gafni wedding politely refused

Gafni clarifies: Degel HaTorah and Agudat Yisrael will run together

MK Moshe Gafni says the two factions that make up United Torah Judaism will continue their cooperation.

'Degel HaTorah and Agudat Yisrael will run together'

Haredi preschool assistants to receive bonus pay

Assistants in haredi preschools to receive bonuses during summer, ahead of new school year, MK Gafni says.

Haredi preschool assistants to receive bonus pay

Shaked, Gafni in talks to form right-wing government

Last-minute efforts underway to prevent vote tomorrow to dissolve Knesset, hold new elections. Sa'ar continues to refuse to sit with Likud.

Shaked, Gafni in talks to form right-wing government

Haredi party chief mediating between Likud and rogue Yamina MK

Haredi MK Moshe Gafni working to broker negotiations between MK Nir Orbach, Likud party.

Haredi party chief mediating between Likud and rogue Yamina MK

Haredi MK: 'Most failed minister in Israel is taxing the weak'

'Cost of living is skyrocketing, families aren't managing to make it through the month,' MK Gafni says, slamming Finance Min. Liberman.

Haredi MK: 'Most failed minister in Israel is taxing the weak'

The haredi parties threatened - and Netanyahu changed his instruction

Haredi parties clarify to MK Netanyahu that freedom to vote in favor of 'Plastic Bags Law' will be seen as instruction for future votes.

Haredi parties threaten - and Netanyahu changes his instruction

Haredi lawmaker: Get rid of this government as quickly as possible

United Torah Judaism chief says he will back any move - even new elections - which will topple Bennett government.

Haredi MK: Get rid of this government as quickly as possible

Gafni to Bennett: Everything you touch fails

UTJ leader attacks PM during Knesset '40 signatures' debate.

Gafni to Bennett: Everything you touch fails

Gafni responds to Deri: You brought about Oslo

UTJ chairman responds to claims he is considering joining the current government, says he would only join a right-wing government.

Gafni responds to Deri: You brought about Oslo

'Don't force new elections, form new government in this Knesset'

United Torah Judaism chief Moshe Gafni urges formation of new government - without new elections.

'Don't force new elections, form new government in this Knesset'

Miri Regev: The people want Netanyahu to lead them

Likud MK criticizes UTJ chairman who hinted that there is room to consider replacing Netanyahu in favor of a stable right-wing government.

'The people want Netanyahu to lead them'

Report: Yamina seeking to replace Ra'am with UTJ in coalition

Yamina reportedly believes replacing Ra'am with larger haredi party will remove primary source of criticism of coalition, stabilize gov.

Report: Yamina seeking to replace Ra'am with UTJ in coalition

MK Moshe Gafni celebrates his 70th birthday

Shas chairman Aryeh Deri bans party members from UTJ chairman's birthday party over invitation to Yair Lapid, Elazar Stern.

MK Moshe Gafni celebrates his 70th birthdayplayer

Akunis blasts Gafni: TJ's behavior is impudence and insolence

MK Ofir Akunis responds to calls among UTJ members for a formation of a government not headed by Netanyahu.

'UTJ's behavior is impudence and insolence'

Gafni: Smotrich responsible for Bennett-Lapid government

UTJ chairman says he would like to see Benny Gantz being a part of the next government.

'Smotrich responsible for Bennett-Lapid government'

Haredi MK: Coalition chair won't be last to bolt

'Opposition needs to do soul-searching, decide who has best chance to form coalition without new elections,' MK Gafni says.

Haredi MK: Coalition chair won't be last to bolt

Gafni: Rift has formed between haredim and Arabs

UTJ MK Moshe Gafni attacks the 'dispossession' of haredi institutions from the budget with Arab help.

Gafni: Rift has formed between haredim and Arabs

Moshe Gafni: Bennett makes a gesture like a child, is that not psychotic?

United Torah Judaism chairman blasts Liberman: He doesn't care about the economy. We're all suffering because of this man.

'Bennett makes a gesture like a child, is that not psychotic?'

Haredi MK: Don't donate blood to Magen David Adom

'You are not acting as a governmental organization should act,' MK Moshe Gafni tells Magen David Adom.

Haredi MK: Don't donate blood to Magen David Adom

Haredi MK: Police wanted to bring down Netanyahu

MK Moshe Gafni speaks up on Pegasus scandal, says police used spy program on right-wing figures in order to bring down Netanyahu.

Haredi MK: Police wanted to bring down Netanyahu

Finance Minister blames high cost of living on haredi community

Finance Min. Liberman says high cost of living is caused by haredi men studying Torah instead of working.

Finance Minister blames high cost of living on haredi community

Haredi MK: Why did God punish us with this psychotic PM?

Senior haredi lawmaker shouts at PM Bennett in Knesset plenum, calling him 'psychotic'.

Haredi MK: Why did God punish us with this psychotic PM?

MK Gafni: If Netanyahu leaves there will be new govt. by Pesach

UTJ leader says party will not join coalition if Netanyahu signs plea deal, his retirement would shake up political landscape.

MK Gafni: If Netanyahu leaves there will be new govt. by Pesach

Haredi MK rips Avidgor Liberman: You're a borderline antisemite

UTJ chief Moshe Gafni excoriates Liberman, Yoaz Hendel over their calls to fire Chief Rabbi David Lau. 'Liberman learned only how to steal.'

Haredi MK rips Liberman: You're a borderline antisemite

Haredi MK: Haredim can't be bought with money

'If elections were held today, Yamina would not pass electoral threshold,' MK Gafni says.

Haredi MK: Haredim can't be bought with money

Haredi MK: Option to join coalition 'irrelevant'

MK Moshe Gafni compliments Yamina's MK Silman, asks that she push his bill forward despite his seat in the opposition.

Haredi MK: Option to join coalition 'irrelevant'

Pressure still on haredi party to join government?

Senior sources in coalition still haven't given up hope that haredi parties may join government. MK Gafni: 'My answer was no.'

Pressure still on haredi party to join government?

Haredi MK to Tax Authority: 'You're killing businesses, who will repay them?'

At Finance Committee meeting, questions arise regarding new tax on disposables. 'The entire process was incorrect and wrong.'

Haredi MK: 'You're killing businesses, who will repay them?'

MK Moshe Gafni: We are not concerned with Netanyahu's survival

UTJ chairman says Netanyahu was wrong not to pass a budget in the previous governments.

MK Moshe Gafni: We are not concerned with Netanyahu's survival

Haredi MK: 'I'm not the biggest fan of Netanyahu'

MK Gafni slams Finance Min. Liberman, emphasizes haredi parties won't join coalition. 'I'm fuming at PM Bennett,' he says.

Haredi MK: 'I'm not the biggest fan of Netanyahu'

Moshe Gafni: Bennett betrayed the State of Israel

UTJ chairman: Prime Minister Bennett is an opportunist. He betrayed the State of Israel.

Moshe Gafni: Bennett betrayed the State of Israelplayer

MK Zohar refuses to participate in a conference held by the New Foundation

MK Zohar cancels attendance of conference on democracy upon hearing that it will be funded by the New Israel Foundation

MK Zohar refuses to appear at conference