web analytics
July 8, 2015 / 21 Tammuz, 5775
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post


Liberman Vetoes Haredim Participation in the Coalition

Liberman allegedly said no to Haredim, but the Haredim may not be interested either.
Avigdor Liberman (L) and Aryeh Deri (R) in happier days.

Avigdor Liberman (L) and Aryeh Deri (R) in happier days.
Photo Credit: Flash90

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman reportedly vetoed the idea of bringing Haredim into the coalition government, according to senior Likud sources, as reported by Makor Rishon.

Now that the fight over the Haredi draft law is over, advisers to PM Netanyahu believe that it is time to bring the Haredim into the coalition, and if that upsets Yair Lapid to the point where he pulls his Yesh Atid party out – so be it.

But resistance came from an unexpected source.

According to Likud sources, Liberman said, “I won’t remain in the coalition, if that were the case,” referring to Haredim joining the government.

Liberman has been a staunch supporter of drafting Haredim.

In another example of the tensions between Liberman and the Haredi community, Liberman and Aryeh Deri (Shas), who were friends in the past, are apparently not friends anymore.

This past week Aryeh Deri said that he could see Yitzchak Herzog (Labor) replacing Netanyahu as Prime Minister.

Netanyahu’s people have begun an anti-Deri campaign as a result of that remark, reminding Shas supporters how Deri dragged their party to the far Left, a position which doesn’t represent the view of the majorty of Shas voters.

The outspoken Haredi MK Moshe Gafni (UTJ), who has called for the destruction of non-Haredi Hesder yeshivas, had angry words to say about PM Netanyahu, the Knesset, the government, Naftali Bennett, Avigdor Liberman, adding that he will “never forgive” Netanyahu or those that were involved in the Haredi draft bill, not even on Yom Kippur, according to a Makor Rishon report.

The funny thing about politics is that one should never say never.

About the Author: Reports news at JewishPress.com.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

One Response to “Liberman Vetoes Haredim Participation in the Coalition”

  1. Deri can only be in a minyan on Yom Kippur?Why? It says in Kol Nidrei AHNU MAhTIRIM LHITPAHLEL IN AHVARYANIM-We are allowed to pray with Criminals-Deri was in jail for several years for being a GAHNEV!! Deri takes issue with Shulchan Aruch(author Rabbi Yosef Caro a Sephardi LHAVDIL as Deri)Hilchous Shabbous In Ertez Yisroel if Arabs approach Jews at the borders of our land, even if they say WE CAME TO TRADE! Take weapons and drive them out, even on Shabbous for the Arabs came only to steal our lands! Deri-has gone on record to GIVING UP OUR HOLY LAND! WATCH Every Wednesday 10:00AM & 6:00PM bcat.tv scroll down to Community Media right beneath click on Bcat Tv Network, then click on the arrow in Channel 2 In addition, every Thursday 12:00 Noon New York Time go to mnn.org on home page go across to number 4 Judaism and click beneath it Watch now

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
Yeshiva boys learn Torah together at Beit Midrash Derech Chaim.  Due to their participation in a pre-army intelligence program, the IDF requires their identities to remain secret.
Exclusive: First IDF Cyber-Defense Program Opens at Yeshiva
Latest News Stories
Franz Kafka and Max Brod

After decades of legal wrangling, the Tel Aviv District Court last Wednesday awarded custody of the estate of Max Brod, Franz Kafka’s friend and publisher, to the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem.

A terrorist tunnel leading from Gaza to Israel.

The system was recently activated and installed surrounding the Gaza Strip.

Yeshiva boys learn Torah together at Beit Midrash Derech Chaim.  Due to their participation in a pre-army intelligence program, the IDF requires their identities to remain secret.

A new cyber defense program has opened for the first time at an Israeli pre-army yeshiva.

Shas MK David Azoulay.

He refuses to consider Reform Jews as “Jews” but “welcomes them with love and joy” to be just like him.

“You’re truly saving lives,” said Stoudemire, “and to do it in a way that’s fun to me, to play basketball, it’s a win-win.”

Adi Kaplan, widow of Captain Zvi (Zvika) Kaplan lit a torch during a ceremony marking one year since Operation Protective Edge at the Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem on July 6, 2015. Prime Minister Netanyahu laid a wreath of flowers at the ceremony honoring our heroes killed in battle against Israel’s enemies in Gaza

The IDF is placing its four elite combat units under a single commando brigade in the 98th Paratrooper’s Division. The combat units Egoz, part of the Golani Brigade; Rimon, part of the Givati Brigade; Duvdevan of the Central Command; and Maglan of the combat engineering force will be under the new command to be headed […]

The European Union explains the deadline is not being extended. Negotiators simply are continuing to negotiate. Huh?

The “AvocadoFact” Twitter account launched a just-for-fun poll, and the fruit is trouncing “the Donald.”

The IDF says Gaza reconstruction is moving ahead with new Hamas terror tunnels being built.

The ISIS terrorists died after breaking their fast at their Iftar meal with poisoned food…

Europe’s low-fare airline will fly three routes to the Ovda Airport, northwest of Eilat.

Iran’s Expediency Council head says Israel, an “alien presence” will be “wiped off the map” some day.

Palestinian Authority police arrested 170 Hamas terrorists in a sting across Judea and Samaria.

Hollywood producer Branko Lustig says he will gift his Oscar for ‘Schindler’s List’ to Yad Vashem after his death.

More Articles from Shalom Bear
Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid.

If Lapid decides that his party will support the proposal in the Knesset, he will go down in history as the man who saved Israel’s gas industry and credibility.

Flotilla of Fools

The Marianne of Gothenburg was the only boat that didn’t turn around. Now it’s going to Ashdod.

Senior Hezbollah members are upset that Nasrallah is promoting members of the Mughniyah family at their expense.

Jordanian security forces rescued the six Chareidi Kashrut inspectors.

Lebanese-Druze were shocked by the massacre of their Druze relatives this week in Syria.

UN soldiers stationed in Katzrin don’t care what laws they break or who they inconvenience.

What better way to rebuild burned bridges than to capitalize on Egyptian anti-Semitism.

A First: IDF Education Chief Replaces Rabbi at Kotel Swearing-In Ceremony.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/liberman-vetoes-haredim-participation-in-the-coalition/2014/03/14/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: