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UTJ MK: The Likud isn't taking us as seriously because we don't issue threats

MK Yaakov Asher: There will be major changes when it comes to housing in the new government. We will all stand behind Rabbi Goldknopf.

'Likud isn't taking us seriously because we don't issue threats'

UTJ MK to Lapid: You turned the haredim into enemies

MK Yaakov Asher blasts Yair Lapid in the plenum, says he delegitimizes the needs of the haredi public.

'You turned the haredim into enemies'

UTJ MK: Gantz is a potential partner

MK Yaakov Asher does not rule out coalition partnership with Blue and White Party.

'Gantz is a potential partner'

'Shortage of social workers in weak cities burdens populace'

Welfare Min. Cohen says shortage of social workers is being negotiated with Finance Ministry.

'Shortage of social workers in weak cities burdens populace'

License plates for electric bicycles?

MK Asher introduces legislation to combat 'nationwide scourge' that has claimed 26 lives so far this year.

License plates for electric bicycles?

Despite promise, government refuses to define anti-haredi incitement as racist

Justice Minister Sa'ar promised UTJ MK to address issue at opening of Knesset's winter session - and failed to deliver.

Government refuses to define anti-haredi incitement as racist

Families of Meron disaster victims haven't received a penny from the government

Government promised to present outline by July, then voted against bill to provide assistance. Since then, nothing has been done.

Families of Meron victims haven't received a penny from gov't

Expanded pilot plan for malls' reopening authorized

More people allowed into malls, but only 15 given permission to reopen so far.

Expanded pilot plan for malls' reopening authorized

How legislation led to 80 women being freed from agunah status

Israeli rabbinical courts can now impose sanctions on get refusers from abroad, if they visit Israel.

How legislation led to 80 women being freed from agunah status

Haredi MK: 'We cannot make peace with Likud's caprices and games'

Dep. Education Min. Meir Porush says his party supports Override Clause, but 'cannot make peace' with Likud's 'caprices and games.'

'We won't be part of the Likud's games'

Knesset Members host 13-year-old Meah Shearim girl Bassie

Bassie Getter, who was made to cry by aggressive police enforcement a week ago, was hosted with her father in MK Yaakov Asher's office.

Knesset Members host 13-year-old Meah Shearim girl Bassie

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'

Watch: Gantz dances at wedding in Bnei Brak

A handful of haredim heckled Blue and White chairman who attended wedding of son of UTJ MK Yaakov Asher.

Watch: Gantz dances at wedding in Bnei Brakplayer

Haredi MK: Liberman is a one-man show

UTJ MK Yaakov Asher dismisses Liberman outline for unity government. "He only looks out for himself".

Haredi MK: Liberman is a one-man show

Haredi MK: We never wanted Israel to be a theocracy

MK Yakov Asher says haredi parties are fighting to retain status quo, never had an interest in forcing 'state of Jewish law.'

Haredi MK: We never wanted Israel to be a theocracy

'Liberman trampled the haredim'

United Torah Judaism MK criticizes Yisrael Beytenu chairman after Knesset is dissolved.

'Liberman trampled the haredim'

MK Asher: Elections aren't decided in court

Regarding court hearing about candidacy of Yitzhak Pindrus in Elad, MK Asher explains elections decided by public.

MK Asher: Elections aren't decided in court

Haredi MK to Lapid: A kippah alone is meaningless

MK Yaakov Asher mocks Yair Lapid for wearing a kippah in the streets of Berlin: A kippah is a symbol that has no meaning without content.

Haredi MK to Lapid: A kippah alone is meaningless

'They forgot the haredim'

Haredi MK blasts Treasury for allegedly ignoring the haredi public during the latest apartment lottery.

'They forgot the haredim'

'The Reform should learn from Trump'

MK Eichler pleased with Trump family's respectful attitude to Kotel: 'I'm happy Reform in US forced to see how Trump family respects site.''

'The Reform should learn from Trump'

Yehuda Glick, Yaakov Asher sworn into Knesset

New MK uses inaugural speech to decry Palestinian state, but says 'anyone who does not pity Palestinians, lacks basic humanity.'

Yehuda Glick, Yaakov Asher sworn into Knesset

Only in Israel: Knesset Brouhaha over Purim Quote

Beit Shemesh mayoral candidate claims hareidi flyer that quotes Scroll of Esther incites violence.

Only in Israel: Knesset Brouhaha over Purim Quote

Beit Shemesh Reelections on March 11

Minister of the Interior sets date for new elections; hareidi MKs voice frustration with Supreme Court.

Beit Shemesh Reelections on March 11

Video: 'We'll Survive Our Stupid Country'

Hareidi MK warns pressuring of hareidim will lead to extremism, accuses Lapid of playing with fire for political gain.

Protest Video: 'We'll Survive Our Stupid Country'player