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The Coalition Crisis: Torah Judaism Demands to Put the "Overcoming Clause" to Vote | Israel today

2020-07-23T15:48:02.060Z

| politicalAfter Blue and White supported the law banning conversion therapies, MK Moshe Gafni demanded that the Speaker of the Knesset raise the law as well as the law that allows chametz to be introduced in hospitals • "Expects all coalition members to support these important laws" The Coalition Crisis - "Revenge" of the Haredim: Finance Committee Chairman MK Moshe Gafni (Torah Judaism) announced today (W...



After Blue and White supported the law banning conversion therapies, MK Moshe Gafni demanded that the Speaker of the Knesset raise the law as well as the law that allows chametz to be introduced in hospitals • "Expects all coalition members to support these important laws"

The Coalition Crisis - "Revenge" of the Haredim: Finance Committee Chairman MK Moshe Gafni (Torah Judaism) announced today (Wednesday) to Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin that he wants to put to a vote in a preliminary reading the increase clause and a bill that will allow chametz Sick of Passover.

Supported by Blue and White: The law banning conversion therapy was passed in advance // Photo: Knesset Channel

This, after the ultra-Orthodox were outraged at Blue and White, who supported the bill in a preliminary call to ban bile treatment, in what caused a storm in the coalition. The ultra-Orthodox also did not spare criticism from the Likud for passing the bill.

Gafni said of the Torah Judaism bills that he "expects all coalition members to support these important laws."

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Earlier, Gafni said: "We will not cooperate with Blue and White. But the Likud rule is also equal to the villages, where was Prime Minister Netanyahu? Why did Amir Ohana vote in favor? We are now considering implementing some of those measures. 

Shas was also furious at the results of the vote and previously left the Knesset plenum in anger as a sign of protest. Shas decided not to participate in the votes until further notice. 

"Agreements should be respected"

Another "hot cut" in the coalition is, of course, between the Likud and blue and white. A senior blue-and-white minister told Israel Today: "Taking Israel to the polls today would be a blatant irresponsibility. This is not the first time that this coalition has violated a coalition agreement. "The coalition's position. Here was a matter of principle and values ​​that it was important for us to express a position on. The law will be buried in the committee anyway. But agreements must be respected on both sides and we stand behind what we did."

A senior Likud minister told Israel Today earlier: "If there is no reorganization of labor relations in the coalition, we are on a direct path to elections. That is how business can not work. It is impossible for half of the government ministers to vote against the coalition's position."

The source said Likud, evasion of many Knesset members and ministers of the party voting against the law, intended to harm the coalition chairman, Mickey glow, recently confronted with many senior members of the party. "There are also many Likud internal politics," said the senior minister. 

He noted that in the case That the government falls Netanyahu does not have to vacate the post of prime minister because the coalition agreement is not a binding law, and even the High Court cannot force the political parties to implement the agreement.

The law passed by a majority of 42 MKs versus 36 opposed. MKs Haredim rage and shouted at Gantz: "You will not be prime minister." 

Minister Dudu Amsalem (Likud) slammed the Knesset the Blue and White after the vote on the law and said: "What Ganz made - It shows that he is pushing for elections. "

The law also won the support of Homeland Security Minister Amir Ohana (Likud), a proud member of the community. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was absent from the vote.

Source: israelhayom

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