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Haredi MK: 'Likud doesn't have any more deserters'

'We need a new government in this Knesset, not new elections,' MK Uri Maklev stresses.

Haredi MK: 'Likud doesn't have any more deserters'

An end to kosher phones? Haredi MKs decry Communication Minister's 'dictatorial' decision

Yoaz Hendel claims he is promoting "freedom of choice" while unblocking content the haredi community considers abhorrent.

Haredi MKs decry Communication Minister's 'dictatorial' decision

Local leaders don't want haredim? Interior Min.: 'I'll look into it'

Mayors of mixed cities claim haredim cost three times more than others. Interior Min. Shaked promises to investigate claims.

Local leaders don't want haredim? Interior Min.: 'I'll check'

Haredi MK: 'No one learns in yeshiva for the stipend'

'Finance Min. Liberman's central ideology is 'without the haredim,' he doesn't even want to be photographed with us,' MK Uri Maklev says.

Haredi MK: 'No one learns in yeshiva for the stipend'

Cost of public transportation to rise? Haredi MK issues warning

Haredi cities can create their own bus system, if prices of public transportation rise, MK Uri Maklev says.

Cost of public transportation to rise? Haredi MK issues warning

Haredi MK: 'Everything open' if Netanyahu quits politics

Haredi MK Uri Maklev says there will be 'shock waves' if former PM Netanyahu quits politics. 'Everything will be open.'

Haredi MK: 'Everything open' if Netanyahu quits politics

Knesset approves tax hike for sugary drinks

Haredi MK Maklev accuses Finance Min. Liberman: 'You don't want health - you want us to drink sweet drinks and give you the money.'

Knesset approves tax hike for sugary drinks

Bill to allow working mothers to stay home with sick children rejected by government

Bill would have applied to wives of full-time students, allowing them to utilize sick leave to take care of a sick child.

Bill to allow working mother to stay home with sick kid defeated

Haredi MK: 'Humility isn't this government's strong point'

MK Maklev asks PM Bennett: 'Does your government fit criteria of leadership? The public has no faith.'

Haredi MK: 'Humility isn't this government's strong point'

Less than 30% of yeshiva students vaccinated against flu

Virus making the rounds in yeshivas is affecting up to 80% of the students, MK Uri Maklev says.

Less than 30% of yeshiva students vaccinated against flu

Are yeshivas which offer distance learning being disqualified?

Education Ministry disqualifying yeshivas which employ distance learning, on claims of 'low attendance,' MK Maklev says.

Are yeshivas which offer distance learning being disqualified?

'Disposables tax' to cost yeshivas 14 million annually

Haredi MK Maklev's office finds disposable 'tax' will cost yeshivas over a million shekel per month.

'Disposables tax' to cost yeshivas 14 million annually

Approved: Fines for synagogue sextons if coronavirus rules are violated

Knesset committee approves fining synagogue sextons who do not enforce coronavirus rules. MK Kariv: 'Everyone deserves protection.'

Fines for synagogue sextons if coronavirus rules are violated

MK Uri Maklev: 'Avigdor Liberman has come with unparalleled cruelty'

'Thousands of people who were fired from their jobs won't have what to feed their children with,' UTJ's MK Maklev warns.

Haredi MK: 'Liberman has come with unparalleled cruelty'

MK Maklev: 'Obvious that Bennett reached agreement with the Left'

'We won't sit in a government with partners who want to throw us into the garbage dump,' UTJ's MK Uri Maklev says.

'Obvious that Bennett reached agreement with the Left'

Three haredi MKs resign from the Knesset

Ministers Deri and Litzman and Deputy Minister Maklev resign from the Knesset under the Norwegian Law.

Three haredi MKs resign from the Knesset

Haredim to ask Rivlin: Convince Sa'ar to join right-wing government

Representatives of UTJ will recommend Netanyahu to Rivlin but will also demand that he persuade Sa'ar to join the pro-Netanyahu bloc.

Haredim to ask Rivlin: Convince Sa'ar to join right-wing gov't

MK Uri Maklev: 'Liberman is a racist and a tyrant'

'Avigdor Liberman is a racist, everyone should condemn him,' Dept. Transportation Min. Maklev says.

Haredi MK: 'Liberman is a racist and a tyrant'

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'

Uri Maklev: 'We won't help bring about new elections'

MK Uri Maklev, of the haredi UTJ party, warns PM Netanyahu: 'If one-year budget leads to new elections, we won't support it.'

'We won't help bring about new elections'

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

'Liberman will turn the country upside down to topple Netanyahu'

United Torah Judaism's Uri Maklev fires back at Liberman: He is fooling the entire country for his own personal needs.

'Liberman will turn the country upside down to topple Netanyahu'

Haredi MK: There won't be a government in the near future

MK Uri Maklev pessimistic about unity government being formed so long as Gantz has the mandate to form a government.

Haredi MK: There won't be a government in the near future

'It's Liberman's fault we're in this mess'

MK Moshe Gafni criticizes Shaked for suggesting the haredim should compromise on issues of religion and state.

'It's Liberman's fault we're in this mess'

No school during Hanukkah?

MK Maklev urges 'holiday school,' says school vacation during Hanukkah will negatively influence middle- and lower-class students.

No school during Hanukkah?

Haredi MKs pledge to block 'land for peace' concessions

MKs from the Knesset's haredi UTJ party promise to oppose agreements which require relinquishing control of Israeli land.

Haredi MKs pledge to block 'land for peace' concessions

Haredi MK: Require drivers to install warning systems

MK Uri Maklev demands Transportation Min. require drivers to install warning systems preventing infants from being forgotten in vehicles.

Haredi MK: Require drivers to install warning systems

Haredi MK: 'Nothing gained by desecrating the Sabbath'

MK Maklev slams Ramat Gan mayor for offering busing to places of entertainment on Saturdays.

Haredi MK: 'Nothing gained by desecrating the Sabbath'

'Liberman is trying to be the troublemaker'

UTJ MK Uri Maklev blasts Yisrael Beytenu chairman over remarks on Draft Law.

'Liberman is trying to be the troublemaker'player

Bill to save food approved

Knesset approves law lessening penalties to encourage restaurants to donate excess food to the poor rather than throw it out.

Bill to save food approved

Haredi faction supports lowering electoral threshold

MK Uri Maklev says UTJ's Degel Hatorah faction supports lowering electoral threshold to 2.75%.

Haredi faction supports lowering electoral threshold

Haredi MK: Approve 'Facebook Law,' then make changes

Haredi MK Maklev backs Facebook Law, demands PM Netanyahu allow lit to pass.

Haredi MK: Approve 'Facebook Law,' then make changes

Haredim protest Nationality Law

Knesset works to adjust Nationality Law as haredi parties claim violation of agreement.

Haredim protest Nationality Law

Will daily passes include both Friday and Saturday?

Yeshiva students tell haredi MK: Daily passes not usable on both Friday and Saturday.

Will daily passes include both Friday and Saturday?

'Calling haredi MKs blackmailers is incitement'

UTJ MK Uri Maklev says haredi Draft Law should be passed during the Knesset's summer session. 'Everyone knows the timetables.'

'Calling haredi MKs blackmailers is incitement'

UTJ Knesset Member remembers fallen IDF uncle

'My uncle didn't merit a family, but today we're more than five hundred nephews and cousins who merit to cherish his memory in the family.'

UTJ Knesset Member remembers fallen IDF uncle

'Investing in daycare will help more women enter the workforce'

Haredi MK pushes government to open new subsidized daycare centers in bid to bring more women into the workforce.

'Investing in daycare will help more women enter the workforce'

Degel Hatorah MKs accuse Likud of obstruction

Degel Hatorah MKs favoring compromise accuse Likud of unwillingness to convene for long-term solution that would solve draft crisis.

Degel Hatorah MKs accuse Likud of obstruction

Efforts to reach compromise on draft law continue

MK Uri Maklev accuses Likud of not trying to solve the crisis, as Netanyahu holds talks with ministers Levin and Liberman this evening.

Efforts to reach compromise on draft law continue

'Without the draft law - the coalition has no right to exist'

MK Uri Maklev explains that the haredi parties are united in their stance on the draft law.

'Without the draft law - the coalition has no right to exist'