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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'

Haredi party's election ad sparks controversy

United Torah Judaism video ad under fire for comparing Reform and Conservative converts to dogs.

Haredi party's election ad sparks controversy

MK Gafni: We will go with Netanyahu, our traditional voters are there

Finance Committee chairman criticizes media for only covering haredi demonstrations, explains why his party supports Netanyahu.

MK Gafni: We will go with Netanyahu

United Torah Judaism wooing the Haredi-Leumi?

Deputy Minister Porush tours Yitzhar, visits Kumi Ori, declared closed military zone, calls to vote United Torah Judaism.

United Torah Judaism wooing the 'Nationalist Haredim'?

Moshe Gafni: I support Netanyahu and pay a heavy price for it

UTJ leader: I will support Netanyahu after the election, but nothing is agreed upon yet.

Moshe Gafni: I support Netanyahu and pay a heavy price for it

Deputy Minister: 'No one trusts the Health Ministry'

Haredi lawmaker blasts Health Ministry's handling of COVID crisis. 'First they act, then afterwards set the goal.'

Deputy Minister: 'No one trusts the Health Ministry'

Gafni and Litzman form agreement; rift in Agudat Yisrael

Sources close to MKs Porush and Eichler say Minister Litzman reached agreements with Degel Hatorah over their heads, 'sold party interests.'

Gafni and Litzman form agreement; rift in Agudat Yisrael

Netanyahu seeking to renew 'right-wing bloc'?

Prime Minister meets heads of United Torah Judaism and Shas, seeks to find out whether they would agree to renew the right-wing bloc.

Netanyahu seeking to renew 'right-wing bloc'?

United Torah Judaism attacks Blue and White

United Torah Judaism criticizes Gantz: He's not keeping his promise to regulate status of yeshiva students.

United Torah Judaism attacks Blue and White

Liberman: 'Shas and United Torah Judaism work for the murderers'

Yisrael Beyteinu head attacks haredi parties, 'calls on women's organizations to declare war on Shas and United Torah Judaism.'

Liberman: 'Shas and United Torah Judaism work for the murderers'player

Senior UTJ official: We're 'very disappointed' in Netanyahu

Haredi parties say their unconditional support for Prime Minister Netanyahu will not remain if he leads Israel into 4th round of elections.

Senior UTJ official: 'Very disappointed' in Netanyahu

Gantz to haredim: Draft Law in exchange for preventing elections

Report: Gantz spoke to haredi leaders and indicated he would support the Draft Law if they pressure Netanyahu not to go to election.

Gantz to haredim: Draft Law in exchange for preventing elections

Haredi parties to oppose Override Clause

Shas, United Torah Judaism say keeping coalition intact is more important than passing Override Clause.

Haredi parties to oppose Override Clause

The haredim's message to Gantz

Members of haredi parties reportedly urge Blue and White chairman to agree to one-year budget.

The haredim's message to Gantz

Coalition crisis: UTJ vs Blue and White

Haredi party says it is no longer bound by coalition agreement after Blue and White party votes to ban conversion therapy.

Coalition crisis: UTJ vs Blue and White

UTJ to Netanyahu: Open the synagogues

United Torah Judaism party demands synagogues, yeshivas, and haredi neighborhoods be included in easing of coronavirus restrictions.

UTJ to Netanyahu: Open the synagogues

Yamina MKs to Right-leaning bloc: 'Sovereignty's been erased'

Yamina communiqué: 'Demand PM include sovereignty, settlement in gvmt pre-inauguration bylaws, otherwise it's a Bibi-led Leftist gvmt.'

Yamina MKs to Right-leaning bloc: 'Sovereignty's been erased'

UTJ, Shas sign coalition agreements

UTJ receives from the Likud a second Deputy Minister, in addition to the positions it held in the previous government.

UTJ, Shas sign coalition agreements

United Torah Judaism: We got everything we wanted

PM, Likud hold discussion with UTJ representatives. 'The easiest coalition negotiations we ever had.'

UTJ: We got everything we wanted

Litzman: A great achievement, Liberman failed

Health Minister: It has been proven that those who try to harm the Sabbath and the Torah are doomed to fail.

Litzman: A great achievement, Liberman failed

Right-wing bloc vows to back Netanyahu

Haredi and right-wing parties sent a letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu vowing to support him to form the next government.

Right-wing bloc vows to back Netanyahu

Labor MK: United Torah Judaism isn't a Zionist party either

MK Omer Barlev says that just as haredi party "is not Zionist" and is a legitimate coalition partner, so too are the Arab parties.

Labor MK: United Torah Judaism isn't a Zionist party either

United Torah Judaism not ruling out joining Gantz-Lapid government

MK Uri Maklev: If Lapid accepts our positions on religion and state, we will become dominant partners in a unity government.

UTJ not ruling out joining Gantz-Lapid government

'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'

Gafni: We remain loyal to the right

Chairman of Degel Hatorah makes clear that his party remains loyal to the right-wing camp.

Gafni: We remain loyal to the right

'When you repent, I'll talk to you'

UTJ MK Yisrael Eichler fires back at Yisrael Beytenu's Oded Forer who interrupted his speech at the Knesset plenum.

'When you repent, I'll talk to you'player

Rabbis decide: Litzman will be appointed minister

Agudat Yisrael Council of Torah Sages: Deputy Minister Litzman will serve as Minister if Netanyahu is forced to resign as Health Minister.

Rabbis decide: Litzman will be appointed minister

Likud MK: The haredim have to compromise to prevent elections

MK Miki Zohar at Likud emergency conference: I hope Liberman comes to his senses.

Likud MK: The haredim have to compromise to prevent electionsplayer

Will haredi parties join Gantz's coalition talks?

Some haredi lawmakers said to be planning to remain part of right-wing bloc for any coalition talks with Blue & White. Shas still undecided.

Will haredi parties join Gantz's coalition talks?

Likud files counter-claim against UTJ appeal

Likud responds to UTJ petition to take Knesset seat from Likud.

Likud files counter-claim against UTJ appeal

UTJ appeals election results

Haredi party argues it lost 8th Knesset seat due to election irregularities.

UTJ appeals election results

UTJ: We're not negotiating with Gantz

Haredi party responds to reports that it is holding secret talks with Blue and White party.

UTJ: We're not negotiating with Gantz

Right-wing parties to remain in a bloc until the end

Right-wing parties refuse to sign document backing Netanyahu as PM candidate at deciding stages of gov't formation.

Right-wing parties to remain in a bloc until the end

'UTJ is just 68 votes short of extra seat'

Elections Committee releases protocols from final vote tally. Could UTJ appeal seat allocation?

'UTJ is just 68 votes short of extra seat'

UTJ MKs to seek permission to meet with Lapid

Haredi MKs to meet Rabbi Haim Kanievsky to ask permission to meet Yair Lapid to discuss possible unity government.

UTJ MKs to seek permission to meet with Lapid

Gafni: We're going to a Netanyahu-led government

UTJ MK: Haredi Judaism won. With God's help, Netanyahu will head the next government.

Gafni: We're going to a Netanyahu-led government

Chabad leaders: Vote for United Torah Judaism party

Leading Chabad rabbis say Lubavitcher Rebbe instructed followers to support the most haredi party.

Chabad leaders: Vote for United Torah Judaism party

How much do the haredim cost us?

United Torah Judaism launches video to shatter haredi stigma, under heading 'How much the haredim save us.'

How much do the haredim cost us?player

Haredi MKs blast 'incompetent' Gantz

UTJ leaders fire back after Gantz declares he will act to form coalition without the haredim.

Haredi MKs blast 'incompetent' Gantz

Eli Yishai in talks with United Torah Judaism

Former minister demands to be appointed a minister in the next government, and in return will direct his supporters to vote for UTJ.

Eli Yishai in talks with United Torah Judaism