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Likely Compromise Found in Coalition Rift over Reform, Conservative Mikvahs

Last week, a Knesset committee debated a bill proposed by two ultra-Orthodox coalition partners determining that use of public mikvahs will be conducted strictly according to halakha.

Israelis to Have Long-Term Care Insurance Next Year, Says Litzman

Israelis pay huge premiums for private long-term care insurance, but by next year that may be over.

Hareidi Rabbis Rejected Netanyahu Request that Lapid Join Coalition

Netanyahu is ready to expand the government with Lapid's Yesh Atid Party, but the rabbis nixed the idea. "Lapid is a red line."

Bennett and Netanyahu Clash over Rollback of Religious Reforms

Netanyahu falsely accused Bennett of signing a coalition agreement that returns more power to Hareidim.

UTJ Not in the Bag for Bibi (Sort Of)

Litzman doesn't disqualify anyone, well, except Lapid, and that may only be before the elections.

Gafni Says UTJ Will Only Go with Right

Gafni's position: The Left would give the Chareidim more money, but the Right allows more Judaism in the public schools.

Lapid Freezes Funding for Draft-Delayed Haredim

The Supreme Court ruling came after several appeals from so called good government groups.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

MK Yaakov Litzman (UTJ) responded strongly to Health Minister Yael German's (Yesh Atid) proposed legislation that would permit the state to automatically harvest organs...

‘That’s Just How It Is In The Knesset’

Last week, a few minutes after my stormy exchange with haredi members of Knesset, I went to what we in the Knesset call the "back cafeteria." It is not exactly a cafeteria but rather a lounge area behind the plenum where members of Knesset alone can enter.

What Are They Crying About?

Why throw years of friendly cooperation into the trashcan?

Strange Bedfellows

Haredi leaders could not care less if Israel retains Judea and Samaria - as long as their Mosdos (religious institutions) get funded.

Disappointed But Not Surprised

There ought to be a process of exempting yeshiva students via bechinos (tests).

The Mysteriously Missing Religious Alliance

Who's to blame for there being no religious bloc in the negotiations with the Likud?

Shas and UTJ to Join Coalition by Week’s End

Shas and UTJ claim that they're joining the coalition. The question now is, who will be the last party to join?

Netanyahu Not Discounting New Elections, Likud Says

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has not discounted the possibility of calling new elections, Likud sources say, according to the Israeli publication, Ma'ariv.

Bennett’s Unholy Alliance with Lapid

Not exactly what Jewish Home voters thought they would get on election day.

The Future Coalition and the Israeli Right

Like Liberman before, Lapid will likely be Netanyahu's major partner as under almost any coalition figuration Yesh Atid can bring down the coalition.

What Will the Chareidim Do?

In the past, Chareidi (Ultra-Orthodox) participation in election voting has never topped more than around a third of their potential voters. Chareidim have avoided voting...

Orthodox Sweep Elections in Israel!

The only thing preventing it from becoming a reality is the tragic fact that so many Orthodox Jews prefer living in the Diaspora.

Coalition Grumblings: Political Posturing or First Signs of Splintering?

The intensifying focus on legislating an alternative to the Tal Law has the ultra-Orthodox parties in the Likud-led coalition defensive yet intractable. Shas and UTJ - representing 15 seats in the government - have declared that they will not participate in the coalition committee on finding an alternative.

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