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Netanyahu meets with Litzman, Kahlon in attempt to end coalition crisis

A few hours after the spiritual leaders of Agudath Israel instructed their faction’s MKs to insist on passing a controversial bill before the 2019...

Likelihood of early election increases as Haredi leaders reject military draft compromise

The Agudath Israel MKs have been instructed by their faction’s Council of Torah Sages to insist that the military draft bill regarding yeshiva students...

Backlash after Gafni’s controversial Sabbath enforcement statements

Israeli politicians denounced statements made by ultra-Orthodox MK Moshe Gafni in recordings that were made public on Monday, during which he is heard saying...

Ultra-Orthodox MKs plan to enforce Sabbath observance among Israeli public

During a private conference, United Torah Judaism MK Moshe Gafni was recorded telling the attendees about transferring hundreds of gentile inspectors in order to...

Netanyahu on train crisis and Litzman’s resignation: ‘We’ll formulate an optimal solution’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to Israeli Health Minister and United Torah Judaism party leader Yaakov Litzman’s resignation from the government following the...

Ultra-Orthodox minister resigns over approval of Shabbat train safety work

After it was decided to allow Israel Railways to conduct essential maintenance work during Shabbat, ultra-Orthodox Health Minister Yaakov Litzman handed in his resignation. ...

Israel Supreme Court cancels draft bill amendment, sparking ultra-Orthodox outrage

After the Israeli Supreme Court canceled the ultra-Orthodox amendment to the Equal Service law, the chairmen of the ultra-Orthodox parties held an emergency meeting...

MK Eichler condemned Supreme Court after ruling permitting Tel Aviv businesses to stay open...

After last night Deri appealed to the Attorney General following the Supreme Court’s decision to open supermarkets on Shabbat in Tel Aviv, the Haredi...

Shas party succumbs to coalition pressure, votes down its own anti-racism bill

After pressure from the United Torah Judaism party, Shas chairman Aryeh Deri ordered his MKs to vote against a bill to suspend government funds...

Indictments filed against 9 Haredi protesters

MK Moshe Gafni condemned the Haredi protests that occurred last week throughout the country: “We were never instructed to hold a protest- never.” Meanwhile,...