Likud officials believe Netanyahu will dismiss Katz
In light of Shabbat work crisis: Netanyahu rebukes Katz during weekly government meetingAmidst the heated debate regarding the construction work on Shabbat, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz sat next to each other at the weekly government meeting. During the meeting, Netanyahu scolded Katz without actually saying his name: “Ministers are appointed in order to prevent crises and solve problems, not create them.”
After the heated debate between Netanyahu and Katz regarding the construction work crisis on Shabbat, the Prime Minister rebuked the Transportation Minister, who was sitting next to him, during the weekly government meeting without actually calling him out by name. In the beginning of the meeting, Netanyahu said: “This crisis was completely unnecessary. There was no need for this situation. When construction work needs to be done on Shabbat, it’s done. When it doesn’t, it’s not.”
“In regards to this issue, I expect full cooperation from all the ministers,” stressed the Prime Minister. “Ministers are appointed in order to prevent crises and solve problems, not create them.”
Yesterday, JOL reported that Likud sources estimated that Katz will be dismissed in light of the crisis.
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