Tags Tags

Moshe Gafni

News and updates about Moshe Gafni

MK Gafni: If Netanyahu leaves there will be new govt. by Pesach

UTJ leader says party will not join coalition if Netanyahu signs plea deal, his retirement would shake up political landscape.

MK Gafni: If Netanyahu leaves there will be new govt. by Pesach

Haredi MK rips Avidgor Liberman: You're a borderline antisemite

UTJ chief Moshe Gafni excoriates Liberman, Yoaz Hendel over their calls to fire Chief Rabbi David Lau. 'Liberman learned only how to steal.'

Haredi MK rips Liberman: You're a borderline antisemite

Haredi MK: Haredim can't be bought with money

'If elections were held today, Yamina would not pass electoral threshold,' MK Gafni says.

Haredi MK: Haredim can't be bought with money

Haredi MK: Option to join coalition 'irrelevant'

MK Moshe Gafni compliments Yamina's MK Silman, asks that she push his bill forward despite his seat in the opposition.

Haredi MK: Option to join coalition 'irrelevant'

Pressure still on haredi party to join government?

Senior sources in coalition still haven't given up hope that haredi parties may join government. MK Gafni: 'My answer was no.'

Pressure still on haredi party to join government?

Haredi MK to Tax Authority: 'You're killing businesses, who will repay them?'

At Finance Committee meeting, questions arise regarding new tax on disposables. 'The entire process was incorrect and wrong.'

Haredi MK: 'You're killing businesses, who will repay them?'

MK Moshe Gafni: We are not concerned with Netanyahu's survival

UTJ chairman says Netanyahu was wrong not to pass a budget in the previous governments.

MK Moshe Gafni: We are not concerned with Netanyahu's survival

Haredi MK: 'I'm not the biggest fan of Netanyahu'

MK Gafni slams Finance Min. Liberman, emphasizes haredi parties won't join coalition. 'I'm fuming at PM Bennett,' he says.

Haredi MK: 'I'm not the biggest fan of Netanyahu'

Moshe Gafni: Bennett betrayed the State of Israel

UTJ chairman: Prime Minister Bennett is an opportunist. He betrayed the State of Israel.

Moshe Gafni: Bennett betrayed the State of Israelplayer

MK Zohar refuses to participate in a conference held by the New Foundation

MK Zohar cancels attendance of conference on democracy upon hearing that it will be funded by the New Israel Foundation

MK Zohar refuses to appear at conference

Gafni: I will physically block the placement of a Torah scroll in the women's section

"I will block Gilad Kariv on Rosh Chodesh at the Western Wall, and I will use my immunity as a Knesset member."

Gafni: I will physically block MK Kariv at Western Wall

MK Gafni: 'Everything this government is responsible for has no success'

UTJ's MK Moshe Gafni slams 'abnormal failures' in guarding security prisoners. DM Gantz: 'IDF using all its forces to capture terrorists.'

'Everything this government is responsible for has no success'

Haredi MK: Coronavirus Cabinet should ask forgiveness from Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

'They finally adopted his approach on the issue of education, they should ask forgiveness for all of their attacks,' MK Moshe Gafni says.

Haredi MK: Coronavirus Cabinet should ask forgiveness from rabbi

Gafni: I'm trying to tone it down

United Torah Judaism chairman on the harsh language he uses against the government: There are those who have asked me to tone it down.

Gafni: I'm trying to tone it down

Haredi party chief Moshe Gafni: No divine support for Bennett government

MK Moshe Gafni trashes Bennett government while receiving third dose of COVID vaccine. 'Thank you, Netanyahu!'

Haredi party chief: No divine support for Bennett government

Haredi Knesset Member Moshe Gafni calls Prime Minister Bennett 'a murderer'

United Torah Judaism faction chief calls prime minister a murderer, blaming him for coronavirus deaths.

Haredi MK Gafni calls Prime Minister Bennett 'a murderer'player

Gafni: A temporary government with small kippahs

MK Moshe Gafni attends event for yeshiva students, blasts the government: "We will topple you soon."

Gafni: A temporary government with small kippahs

MK Gafni: PM Bennett doesn't want to meet with me

'I asked to meet with Bennett, but he does not want to speak with me,' UTJ chief MK Gafni says.

Haredi MK: PM Bennett doesn't want to meet with me

MK Moshe Gafni: 'We can't be bought with money'

MK Gafni, UTJ chief, says he received offer of position in exchange for abstaining from vote on formation of government.

Haredi MK: 'We can't be bought with money'

MK Gafni to PM Bennett: 'Free the people from your punishment'

MK Moshe Gafni, head of the UTJ party, calls on PM Naftali Bennett to leave his office, free Israel. 'Let it go, it's too much for you.'

Gafni to Bennett: 'Free the people from your punishment'

The Citizenship Law and the threat to the Likud

MK Gafni warns Likud not to support Citizenship Law, demands they keep agreements to bring it down.

The Citizenship Law and the threat to the Likud

Gafni lashes out at Bennett: You nothing!

UTJ chairman blasts Bennett in the Knesset plenum: Not five days after he became PM and the coronavirus is back.

Gafni lashes out at Bennett: You nothing!player

Yamina MK met last week with UTJ chairman

In attempt to convince haredi factions to join government, MK Abir Kara met last Thursday with MK Moshe Gafni in Bnei Brak.

Yamina MK met last week with UTJ chairman

Bennett: Haredi MKs won't tell me what Judaism is

PM-designate responds to haredi politicians attacks, including statements calling him 'evil' and a danger to religious Jews.

Bennett: Haredi MKs won't tell me what Judaism is

'Bennett is evil - there will be a war against him'

Haredi political leaders declare incoming PM Naftali Bennett 'a Reform Jew', warn his government will destroy Israel as a Jewish state.

'Bennett is evil - there will be a war against him'

Gafni: Abbas is the most religious person in this government

UTJ MK quips that he is calm because MK Mansour Abbas will ensure the new government doesn't go against the Torah.

Gafni: Abbas is the most religious person in this governmentplayer

Smotrich: Gafni is one of the most hated politicians

UTJ head blames Smotrich for thwarting right-wing government, and Smotrich hits back.

Smotrich: Gafni is one of the most hated politicians

'Israel Police is a fiction - there's no such thing'

Knesset committee discussing Meron disaster demands Minister's resignation. "Everyone passes the buck."

'Israel Police is a fiction - there's no such thing'player

Haredi parties to Bennett: Don't form a govt. that hates haredim

Aryeh Deri, Moshe Gafni slam Yamina leader for seeking to form unity government with Yair Lapid, Avigdor Liberman.

Haredi parties to Bennett: Don't form a govt. that hates haredim

MK Moshe Gafni: 'The real question is why the government did nothing until now'

"There was no way so many people could converge on such a small place without a tragedy occurring."

MK Gafni: Why didn't the government act before it was too late?

Moshe Gafni: I'm angry at Smotrich, I will meet with Lapid

UTJ chairman "recognizes change" in Yair Lapid but does not intend to be part of his government.

Moshe Gafni: I'm angry at Smotrich, I will meet with Lapid

Will haredi MKs back Bennett-Lapid gov't? 'We'll ask our rabbis'

'A real chance we'll be in the opposition,' says UTJ chief, while refusing to commit to voting against Bennett-Lapid gov't.

Will haredi MKs back Bennett-Lapid gov't? 'We'll ask our rabbis'

Haredi party debated whether to support PM Netanyahu unconditionally - or not

UTJ chief does not oppose working with other candidates, if PM Netanyahu fails to form a coalition.

Haredi party debated whether to support PM unconditionally

Gafni to Netanyahu: Let me think

United Torah Judaism chairman does not join Shas chairman Deri in quickly announcing his support for Netanyahu for prime minister.

Gafni to Netanyahu: Let me think

MK Moshe Gafni: 'We'll demand equal budget for hareid yeshivas'

UTJ chief MK Gafni promises: 'There will be no discrimination' in budget for haredi yeshivas.

Haredi MK: 'Equal budget for haredi yeshivas'

MK Uri Maklev: 'Liberman is a racist and a tyrant'

'Avigdor Liberman is a racist, everyone should condemn him,' Dept. Transportation Min. Maklev says.

Haredi MK: 'Liberman is a racist and a tyrant'

MK Moshe Gafni: 'Vote - and fight incitement'

'Say no to incitement, say yes to continued Jewish existence of the People of Israel,' United Torah Judaism chief says.

'Vote - and fight incitement'

Moshe Gafni: 'You only care about your own sector'

UTJ chief demands Religious Zionism chair reveal budget for haredi, Religious Zionist yeshivas. 'You worry only about your own sector.'

'You only care about your own sector'

Gafni: There is an 'unprecedented' emergency

UTJ chairman in recorded phone call to haredi households: We are facing an unparalleled fateful decision.

Gafni: There is an 'unprecedented' emergency

MK Moshe Gafni: 'UTJ will work only with the Likud'

UTJ chief says rumors that his party won't support PM Netanyahu if pro-Netanyahu bloc doesn't have 61 supporters is 'a lie.'

MK Gafni: 'UTJ will work only with the Likud'