News and updates about UTJ

Haredi parties' behavior worrying Netanyahu, Likud sources say

Netanyahu holding intensive conversations with haredi rabbis and politicians, in attempt to ensure parties' loyalty.

Haredi parties' behavior worrying Netanyahu, sources say

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?

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

Internal poll shows most haredim want UTJ party to remain united

Over half of haredim believe that if United Torah Judaism splits into its two factions, there will be 'political damage.'

Internal poll shows most haredim want UTJ party to remain united

Haredi party's newspaper: 'We are neither right nor left'

Yated Ne'eman, affiliated with the Degel Hatorah party, says haredi Judaism is neither right nor left. 'It is led by Torah sages.'

Haredi party's newspaper: 'We are neither right nor left'

MK Porush won't rule out separation of haredi party into two factions

UTJ's MK Porush says separate run may 'show the strength' of each of his party's factions.

MK Porush won't rule out split of haredi party into two factions

Haredi MK says parties may make agreement with Benny Gantz

If Netanyahu cannot form a government, haredi party may reach agreement with Defense Min. Gantz, MK Maklev says.

Haredi MK says parties may make agreement with Benny Gantz

Will United Torah Judaism save the coalition?

Sources in UTJ say that senior rabbis have contacted party members, asking them to consider supporting Judea and Samaria regulations.

Will United Torah Judaism save the coalition?

Shas MK: 'Cooperation with UTJ is strategic'

Shas' MK Arbel calls on haredi parties to put aside disagreements, says partnership between them is 'strategic.'

Shas MK: 'Cooperation with UTJ is strategic'

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'

Elections or a new government? Disagreements within haredi party

MKs from United Torah Judaism party split on whether to support new elections or new coalition from within current Knesset.

Elections or a new government? Disagreements within haredi party

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

UTJ MK: Does anyone actually think this is a democratic state?

MK Yisrael Eichler blasts government following NSO affair.

'Does anyone actually think this is a democratic state?'player

Report: Negotiations between coalition and haredi parties

Haredi party negotiating with government for end to controversial bills, report says.

Report: Negotiations between coalition and haredi parties

Haredi parties: We won't join coalition even if Netanyahu leaves politics

'We are faithful to the traditional public, we will not join a bad coalition,' Shas official says.

Haredi parties won't join gov't even if Netanyahu quits politics

UTJ MK: We can't even think about joining this government

MK Meir Porush rejects reports that the haredi parties could join the current government.

UTJ MK: We can't even think about joining this government

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?

Report: Senior haredi officials held talks with Yair Lapid

Yesh Atid response: 'When they need something, they know who to ask, and they do ask.'

Report: Senior haredi officials held talks with Yesh Atid chief

UTJ MK: A dangerous government with inexperienced leadership

MK Meir Porush promises to do everything possible to topple the government.

UTJ MK: A dangerous government with inexperienced leadershipplayer

UTJ officials: Yamina leading us into the abyss

Senior figures in United Torah Judaism blame Yamina for not helping Benjamin Netanyahu form a government.

UTJ officials: Yamina leading us into the abyss

MK Yaakov Litzman: Coalition partnership with Lapid & Liberman? Only in Fantasy Land

UTJ head ruled out coalition gov't alongside Yesh Atid & Yisrael Beytenu, claimed Netanyahu realized partnership with Smotrich was mistake.

Litzman: Coalition with Lapid & Liberman? Only in Fantasy Land

MK Moshe Gafni: 'We'll demand equal budget for hareid yeshivas'

UTJ chief MK Gafni promises: 'There will be no discrimination' in budget for haredi yeshivas.

Haredi MK: 'Equal budget for haredi yeshivas'

MK Moshe Gafni: 'Vote - and fight incitement'

'Say no to incitement, say yes to continued Jewish existence of the People of Israel,' United Torah Judaism chief says.

'Vote - and fight incitement'

New Hope candidate Ze'ev Elkin: 'Haredi parties won't hold us by the throat'

'Classic anti-Semitic imagery in haredi party's campaign video, New Hope's Ze'ev Elkin claims.

New Hope candidate: 'Haredi parties won't hold us by the throat'

UTJ submits list for 24th Knesset

The Haredi party sees a mixture of old and new names in the race to the Knesset.

UTJ submits list for 24th Knesset

United Torah Judaism party to split ahead of elections?

Just prior to pre-election deadline, Degel Hatorah faction of Ashkenazic-haredi UTJ party may split from its traditional partner.

Haredi party to split in two?

UTJ MK says Litzman's support for Naftali Bennett as PM doesn't reflect party's stance

Dep. Education Minister Meir Porush says Litzman "represents only himself."

'Litzman's support of Bennett for PM isn't party's stance'

Fines for lockdown breaches to double and quadruple

Businesses opening illegally will be fined NIS 10,000. Event organizers and schools will be fined NIS 20,000.

Fines for lockdown breaches to double and quadruple

UTJ MK to resign in order to prevent internal party disputes

Return of MK Yaakov Litzman to Knesset upset balance between Hassidic & Lithuanian factions of party.

UTJ MK to resign in order to prevent internal party disputes

Will haredi UTJ party support initiative to delay budget deadline?

MK Meir Porush expresses frustration at PM Netanyahu, says he supports proposal to delay deadline. Will his party agree?

Will haredi party support delaying budget deadline?

Will haredi MKs support an anti-religious candidate to select religious judges?

MKs Ayelet Shaked & Merav Michaeli go head-to-head on candidacy for committee in charge of selecting religious courts' judges. Who will win?

Will haredi MKs support an anti-religious candidate?

Haredi parties: 'We won't fight with Netanyahu over the budget'

Shas, UTJ, prefer two-year budget but won't demand it at any price, report says.

Haredi parties: 'We won't fight over the budget'

UTJ MK: Leave the coalition

MK Yisrael Eichler calls on haredi parties to step down from government until lockdowns on haredi neighborhoods are removed.

UTJ MK: Leave the coalition

UTJ MK: The haredi public is neither right nor left

MK Yaakov Asher says his party will bring the issue of sovereignty before its rabbis before deciding whether to support it.

'The haredi public is neither right nor left'

Haredi party to reach agreements on division of parliamentary roles

UTJ factions Agudat Yisrael, Degel Hatorah, meet to resolve disagreements regaridng who will fill the Knesset roles offered to it.

Haredi party to reach agreements on division of roles

Agudat Yisrael faction claims Degel Hatorah's demands are 'piggish,' contrary to agreement

Factions of haredi UTJ party argue over division of responsibilities, Norwegian Law.

Faction of UTJ: 'This is a piggish demand'

The internal battle in the United Torah Judaism

The Knesset's UTJ party is grappling with who should step down, and who should take charge of Knesset committee.

The battle in United Torah Judaism

Haredim call on Netanyahu to bring Yamina into government

Leaders of haredi parties call for united right-wing bloc to be included in government.

Haredim call on Netanyahu to bring Yamina into government

'Voting Otzma Yehudit will lead to establishment of left-wing government

A statement by UTJ endorsed Rabbi Yitzhak Ginzburg's attack on Otzma Yehudit.

'Voting Otzma will lead to establishment of leftist government'

Will the haredi UTJ save the right-wing camp from losing Otzma Yehudit's votes?

Haredi party aims to pull votes from far-right party which wasted two right-wing seats in last election.

Will UTJ save the right-wing camp?