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MK Gafni threatens coalition crisis if Shabbat bill not passed

MK Gafni threatens coalition crisis if Shabbat bill not passed

Haredi MK demands state take action to restore status quo after Supreme Court permits Shabbat desecration by businesses in Tel Aviv.Gary Willig, 27/10/2017 12:03
MK Gafni: This is the best coalition for haredim

MK Gafni: This is the best coalition for haredim

Knesset Finance Committee Chairman says current government succeeded in cancelling 'Lapid's decrees,' supports PM in face of investigations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2017 21:32
'Supreme Court is eager for the apocalypse'

'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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2017 19:13
'Jews visiting the Temple Mount to blame for new intifada'

'Jews visiting the Temple Mount to blame for new intifada'

Gafni slams Jewish visitors to Temple Mount as 'foolish, ignorant, nationalistic, irresponsible, not God-fearing.'David Rosenberg, 28/08/2017 11:25
Rabbis outraged at haredi MK's support for concessions

Rabbis outraged at haredi MK's support for concessions

Rabbis slam MK Gafni's claim that Torah supports evacuating Jews from their homes to surrender land to Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/08/2017 12:00
What did Rabbi Shach think about land for peace?

What did Rabbi Shach think about land for peace?

Journalist says letter from haredi Sage allowing territorial withdrawal for peace changes nothing, rabbi was against pointless withdrawals.Shimon Cohen, 13/08/2017 18:22
Yeshiva students to be recognized as 'working' husbands

Yeshiva students to be recognized as 'working' husbands

Government backs bill guaranteeing wives of yeshiva students sick days off for children.Haim Lev, 17/07/2017 08:15
Gafni: Bennett makes an effort to treat us fairly

Gafni: Bennett makes an effort to treat us fairly

MK Moshe Gafni explains why he asked to postpone vote on Jewish Home's Jerusalem Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/07/2017 06:05
Gafni puts the brakes on 'United Jerusalem' bill

Gafni puts the brakes on 'United Jerusalem' bill

Haredi MK tells coalition chairman not to bring 'United Jerusalem' bill for vote until his party can decide whether or not to support it.Hezki Baruch, 08/07/2017 23:10
Haredi leaders storm out of meeting with PM

Haredi leaders storm out of meeting with PM

Minister Aryeh Deri and MK Moshe Gafni walk out of coalition meeting when told by PM that he seeks compromise on conversion law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2017 11:52
Haredi MK: I'd sit with an Arab - but not a Reform Jew

Haredi MK: I'd sit with an Arab - but not a Reform Jew

Finance Committe chairman blasts Reform movement's criticism of Conversion Law: 'Reform movement delegitimizes Judaism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2017 22:14
Good news for Israelis: Pay less for your passport

Good news for Israelis: Pay less for your passport

Passport prices drop just in time for summer, Interior Minister says the step 'lowers the cost of living.'Orly Harari, 28/06/2017 13:38
Gafni explains his 'Palestinians were here before us' comments

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2017 22:46
Gafni: The Palestinians were here before us

Gafni: The Palestinians were here before us

UTJ MK admits to holding leftist political positions, and that he only sides with the right because of his opposition to the Reform movementArutz Sheva Staff, 12/06/2017 17:06
'We will formulate rules for gender separation in public domain'

'We will formulate rules for gender separation in public domain'

MK Gafni accepts AG request to postpone discussion on segregation at public events. 'Someone invented concept of excluding women,' he said.Mordechai Sones, 07/06/2017 13:10
Gafni: Supreme Court crossed the line

Gafni: Supreme Court crossed the line

Chairman of Knesset Finance Committee: We are the only nation in the world where the people do not choose the Supreme Court judges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2017 22:07
Haredi parties: No to early elections

Haredi parties: No to early elections

Shas, UTJ announce they will oppose any efforts to initiate early elections amid polling suggesting Yesh Atid would defeat Likud.Hezki Baruch, 26/03/2017 20:00
Government to add 52 million NIS to yeshiva budget

Government to add 52 million NIS to yeshiva budget

Government adds money for growing yeshivas, Meretz MK blames government for 'burning' secular money.Ben Shaul, 05/03/2017 10:03
One MK yells at another: 'Racist, get out of here.'

One MK yells at another: 'Racist, get out of here.'

MK Meir Cohen(Yesh Atid) called MK Moshe Gafni(UTJ) a racist during a discussion on anti-racist law for educational institutions.Haim Lev, 15/02/2017 18:02
Porush opposes Gafni, favors annexing Maale Adumim

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.Yoel Domb, 25/01/2017 19:35
Bill to prevent harassment by advertisers advances

Bill to prevent harassment by advertisers advances

Bill to ban advertisers from repeatedly sending messages and calls to recipients' phones passes Ministerial Committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2016 20:27
Porush slams Degel Hatorah's opposition to Regulation Law

Porush slams Degel Hatorah's opposition to Regulation Law

Deputy Minister Meir Porush (UTJ) slammed his colleagues' statements against the Regulation Law.Ben Shaul, 17/11/2016 14:18
Mount of Olives security budget rises after wave of attacks

Mount of Olives security budget rises after wave of attacks

Security budget to protect Mount of Olives raised substantially as attacks on Jewish visitors and graves at the holy site increase.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/11/2016 17:36
Haredim lay out terms for Netanyahu's surrender

Haredim lay out terms for Netanyahu's surrender

In a meeting with the Prime Minister, haredi politicians lay out terms for their continued participation in government.Rachel Kaplan, 30/08/2016 16:02
Haredim continue to threaten 'Hexit'

Haredim continue to threaten 'Hexit'

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz gave a stern warning to Israel Railways, while haredim continue to threaten to collapse the coalition.Rachel Kaplan, 28/08/2016 14:02
Likud's haredi branch backs Katz on Shabbat work

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.Chaim Lev, 28/08/2016 04:44
Haredi ultimatum: Our Shabbat, or your coalition

Haredi ultimatum: Our Shabbat, or your coalition

The heads of the haredi parties have given Netanyahu 24 hours to end the train works on Shabbat, or they will break the government.Hezki Baruch, 25/08/2016 21:10
MK vows 'world war' against Reform mikvah funding

MK vows 'world war' against Reform mikvah funding

Finance Committee chair pledges to derail plan to use taxpayer funds to build mikvahs for Reform conversions.JTA, 10/08/2016 21:33
Gafni: Public gloating against Lapid does damage

Gafni: Public gloating against Lapid does damage

Against backdrop of repeal of Core Curriculum, UTJ's MK Moshe Gafni warns against haredi public gloating directed at Yair Lapid.Haim Lev, 31/07/2016 08:24
Transportation discounts for yeshiva students

Transportation discounts for yeshiva students

Decision ends what some have called religious discrimination against haredi sector.David Rosenberg, 28/07/2016 13:43
MK Gafni reluctant to help haredim integrate

MK Gafni reluctant to help haredim integrate

In meeting with students in Bar-Ilan University, Gafni acknowledges shift in segment of haredi public, expresses discomfort with itShai Landesman, 23/06/2016 15:00
Reform Movement appeals to Ethics Committee

Reform Movement appeals to Ethics Committee

Reform Movement asks Ethics Committee to investigate haredi MKs for walking out of meetings.Haim Lev, 21/06/2016 14:43
MK Gafni opposes haredim studying in universities

MK Gafni opposes haredim studying in universities

Knesset Finance Committee chair explains why he is pessimistic about academic opportunities for haredim.Yedidya Ben-Or, 21/06/2016 09:38
MK Gafni on Mivkeh Law: No compromise

MK Gafni on Mivkeh Law: No compromise

Finance Committee chairman objects to the possibility of the Jewish Agency building Mikvaot for Reform movement.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 13/06/2016 10:12
UTJ in crisis

UTJ in crisis

Haredi split? Degel HaTorah MKs consider breaking up UTJ party, joint run with Shas.David Rosenberg, 12/05/2016 08:07
Haredi MK: I'm working to have Jewish Home removed

Haredi MK: I'm working to have Jewish Home removed

Finance Committee chair blasts fellow UTJ MK for ties to Jewish Home.Michal Levi, 11/05/2016 21:39
Gafni: Jews on Temple Mount leads to war

Gafni: Jews on Temple Mount leads to war

Gafni assails Jews visiting Temple Mount, calls visits 'stupid provocations causing state immeasurable damage'.Hezki Baruch, 27/04/2016 18:00
Israel's Securities Authority approves Heter Iska

Israel's Securities Authority approves Heter Iska

Orthodox exemption contracts available for the first time for Israeli bond buyers.Arutz Sheva staff, 19/04/2016 19:11
Affirmative action for haredim, immigrants

Affirmative action for haredim, immigrants

Immigrants and haredim added to the list of underrepresented groups given special consideration in government hiring practices.David Rosenberg, 31/03/2016 08:01
Knesset limits bankers' salaries

Knesset limits bankers' salaries

New law limits bank executives' salaries to 2.5 million shekels per year. Netanyahu accept, but doesn't want it to spread to other fields.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2016 12:44
Dutch gov't renews payments to Holocaust survivors

Dutch gov't renews payments to Holocaust survivors

Dutch reverse decision denying Holocaust compensation payments to Israeli citizens following personal intervention by MK Gafni.David Rosenberg, 28/03/2016 19:18
MK Gafni: Now secular will fight against Court

MK Gafni: Now secular will fight against Court

MK says Supreme Court continues overstepping its bounds. Previously it interfered in religious matters, but now is trying to run country.Haim Lev, 28/03/2016 11:49
'Reform is retreating and inflating its numbers'

'Reform is retreating and inflating its numbers'

Tempers flare in Knesset over mikveh bill. Religious Services Minister: 'Judaism isn't theater.'Ido Ben-Porat, 16/03/2016 22:52
Israel to regulate salaries for top executives

Israel to regulate salaries for top executives

Finance Committee chair Moshe Gafni calls move "historic", says excessive executive pay won't be tolerated any more.David Rosenberg, 16/03/2016 20:00
US Jewish group slams haredi MK's anti-Reform rant

US Jewish group slams haredi MK's anti-Reform rant

Ruderman Family Foundation demands PM Netanyahu issue statement condemning MK Gafni for calling Reform Jews 'clowns.'Cynthia Blank, 01/02/2016 18:18
Haredi parties try to erase Lapid's 'legacy'

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.Reut Hadar, 27/01/2016 10:03
Gafni to Smotrich: We 'hate' religious Zionists

Gafni to Smotrich: We 'hate' religious Zionists

Finance Committee meetings erupts after the UTJ chairman accuses Jewish Home MK of being a 'greedy zealot.'Hezki Baruch, 30/12/2015 19:14
Former Mayor Lupolianski gets community service

Former Mayor Lupolianski gets community service

Supreme Court rejects former Jerusalem Mayor Uri Lupolianski's appeal on Holyland case.Matt Wanderman, 29/12/2015 09:41
'UTJ forgot it's part of the coalition'

'UTJ forgot it's part of the coalition'

Jewish Home MK refuses to vote on budgetary issues after MK Moshe Gafni scraps needs of Judea-Samaria, Gaza belt from agenda.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2015 13:33
Haredi man yells at MK Maklev in synagogue

Haredi man yells at MK Maklev in synagogue

Haredi follower of Rabbi Auerbach burst into synagogue to insult MK Uri Maklev over IDF draft bill.Haim Lev, 21/11/2015 20:00
Emotional haredi MK calls Yesh Atid 'fascist'

Emotional haredi MK calls Yesh Atid 'fascist'

MK Moshe Gafni appears to truly blow his top in the debate on haredi enlistment deferral.Hezki Baruch, 19/11/2015 18:06
Finance Committee approves state budget

Finance Committee approves state budget

Finance Committee approves state budget for 2015-2016 despite difficulties imposed by the opposition.Hezki Baruch, 16/11/2015 00:16
Haredi MKs furious over Netanyahu Reform comments

Haredi MKs furious over Netanyahu Reform comments

UTJ Health Minister warns pledge by prime minister to support Reform, Conservative movements in breach of coalition agreements.Ari Soffer, 10/11/2015 22:05
Minister to haredi MK: Did you justify Arafat?

Minister to haredi MK: Did you justify Arafat?

Fierce debate rages in Knesset committee over ascent to Temple Mount, in which MK Gafni blames terror on Jewish presence at holiest site.Hezki Baruch, 28/10/2015 16:52
Barbs Fly Between Haredi and Religious Zionist MK

Barbs Fly Between Haredi and Religious Zionist MK

'I'd rather be a leftist than tied to Jewish Home,' a bitter Moshe Gafni tells Bezalel Smotrich at Finance Committee meeting.Hezki Baruch, 21/10/2015 16:41
Haredi MK: Lapid Should Go Back to Journalism

Haredi MK: Lapid Should Go Back to Journalism

Knesset Finance Committee chairman Moshe Gafni says Yair Lapid 'isn't worth anything' in politics.Haim Lev, 27/09/2015 11:53
Minister Ariel: Haredi MK Gafni a 'Shnorrer'

Minister Ariel: Haredi MK Gafni a 'Shnorrer'

Knesset Finance Committee chairman Moshe Gafni smacked down after attacking Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel for visiting Temple Mount.Moshe Cohen, 17/09/2015 16:14