News and updates about UTJ

Haredi parties: We won't join coalition even if Netanyahu leaves politics

'We are faithful to the traditional public, we will not join a bad coalition,' Shas official says.

Haredi parties won't join gov't even if Netanyahu quits politics

UTJ MK: We can't even think about joining this government

MK Meir Porush rejects reports that the haredi parties could join the current government.

UTJ MK: We can't even think about joining this government

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?

Report: Senior haredi officials held talks with Yair Lapid

Yesh Atid response: 'When they need something, they know who to ask, and they do ask.'

Report: Senior haredi officials held talks with Yesh Atid chief

UTJ MK: A dangerous government with inexperienced leadership

MK Meir Porush promises to do everything possible to topple the government.

UTJ MK: A dangerous government with inexperienced leadershipplayer

UTJ officials: Yamina leading us into the abyss

Senior figures in United Torah Judaism blame Yamina for not helping Benjamin Netanyahu form a government.

UTJ officials: Yamina leading us into the abyss

MK Yaakov Litzman: Coalition partnership with Lapid & Liberman? Only in Fantasy Land

UTJ head ruled out coalition gov't alongside Yesh Atid & Yisrael Beytenu, claimed Netanyahu realized partnership with Smotrich was mistake.

Litzman: Coalition with Lapid & Liberman? Only in Fantasy Land

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 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'

New Hope candidate Ze'ev Elkin: 'Haredi parties won't hold us by the throat'

'Classic anti-Semitic imagery in haredi party's campaign video, New Hope's Ze'ev Elkin claims.

New Hope candidate: 'Haredi parties won't hold us by the throat'

UTJ submits list for 24th Knesset

The Haredi party sees a mixture of old and new names in the race to the Knesset.

UTJ submits list for 24th Knesset

United Torah Judaism party to split ahead of elections?

Just prior to pre-election deadline, Degel Hatorah faction of Ashkenazic-haredi UTJ party may split from its traditional partner.

Haredi party to split in two?

UTJ MK says Litzman's support for Naftali Bennett as PM doesn't reflect party's stance

Dep. Education Minister Meir Porush says Litzman "represents only himself."

'Litzman's support of Bennett for PM isn't party's stance'

Fines for lockdown breaches to double and quadruple

Businesses opening illegally will be fined NIS 10,000. Event organizers and schools will be fined NIS 20,000.

Fines for lockdown breaches to double and quadruple

UTJ MK to resign in order to prevent internal party disputes

Return of MK Yaakov Litzman to Knesset upset balance between Hassidic & Lithuanian factions of party.

UTJ MK to resign in order to prevent internal party disputes

Will haredi UTJ party support initiative to delay budget deadline?

MK Meir Porush expresses frustration at PM Netanyahu, says he supports proposal to delay deadline. Will his party agree?

Will haredi party support delaying budget deadline?

Will haredi MKs support an anti-religious candidate to select religious judges?

MKs Ayelet Shaked & Merav Michaeli go head-to-head on candidacy for committee in charge of selecting religious courts' judges. Who will win?

Will haredi MKs support an anti-religious candidate?

Haredi parties: 'We won't fight with Netanyahu over the budget'

Shas, UTJ, prefer two-year budget but won't demand it at any price, report says.

Haredi parties: 'We won't fight over the budget'

UTJ MK: Leave the coalition

MK Yisrael Eichler calls on haredi parties to step down from government until lockdowns on haredi neighborhoods are removed.

UTJ MK: Leave the coalition

UTJ MK: The haredi public is neither right nor left

MK Yaakov Asher says his party will bring the issue of sovereignty before its rabbis before deciding whether to support it.

'The haredi public is neither right nor left'

Haredi party to reach agreements on division of parliamentary roles

UTJ factions Agudat Yisrael, Degel Hatorah, meet to resolve disagreements regaridng who will fill the Knesset roles offered to it.

Haredi party to reach agreements on division of roles

Agudat Yisrael faction claims Degel Hatorah's demands are 'piggish,' contrary to agreement

Factions of haredi UTJ party argue over division of responsibilities, Norwegian Law.

Faction of UTJ: 'This is a piggish demand'

The internal battle in the United Torah Judaism

The Knesset's UTJ party is grappling with who should step down, and who should take charge of Knesset committee.

The battle in United Torah Judaism

Haredim call on Netanyahu to bring Yamina into government

Leaders of haredi parties call for united right-wing bloc to be included in government.

Haredim call on Netanyahu to bring Yamina into government

'Voting Otzma Yehudit will lead to establishment of left-wing government

A statement by UTJ endorsed Rabbi Yitzhak Ginzburg's attack on Otzma Yehudit.

'Voting Otzma will lead to establishment of leftist government'

Will the haredi UTJ save the right-wing camp from losing Otzma Yehudit's votes?

Haredi party aims to pull votes from far-right party which wasted two right-wing seats in last election.

Will UTJ save the right-wing camp?

Smotrich claims to have incriminating information about UTJ's cooperation with Arab List

Following accusations of Smotrich allowing WOW to set up tefilin stand, Yamina threatened to implicate UTJ of cooperation with Arab MKs

Yamina threatens to reveal 'dirt' on United Torah Judaism

Litzman: 'We're not holding negotiations with Blue and White, it's made up'

Health Min. Litzman says it's not UTJ's fault there are third elections, no truth to rumors that his party is negotiating with Blue & White.

'No negotiations with Blue and White'

Does the haredi UTJ party oppose the creation of a Palestinian state?

Min. Meir Porush quotes UTJ statement from 1936, says Trump plan allows other nations a foothold in Israel.

Will haredi lawmakers oppose Palestinian statehood?

Haredi principals told: 'Don't cooperate with the Education Ministry visits'

Directors of haredi school system urge school principals not to cooperate with inspections. 'System should remain independent.'

'Don't cooperate with the Education Ministry visits'

Haredi MKs to support banning terrorist-supporting Arab MK Heba Yazbak

MK Gafni receives leaders' blessing to support disqualifying MK Heba Yazbak from running in upcoming elections, sources say.

Haredi MKs to support banning terrorist-supporting Arab MK

Liberman attacks the haredim, who fire back

UTJ responds after Yisrael Beytenu chairman says that in the next government, he will ensure that budgets are not transferred to yeshivas.

Liberman attacks the haredim, who fire back

'Blue & White says one thing in public, another in private'

Yisrael Beytenu chair slams haredi parties, Blue and White, for 'unholy' partnerships.

'Blue & White says one thing in public, another in private'

'Prepare for new elections'

Dep. Health Min. Litzman criticizes party for internal arguments, warns Israel may be headed to new elections.

'Prepare for new elections'

Chabad support for UTJ party grows

Chabad hasidim give UTJ approximately 10,000 more votes than the party won in April.

Chabad support for UTJ party grows

'Election observers will delay haredi voters'

MK Eichler expresses concern that anti-haredi activists will deliberately delay the voting process at haredi voting stations.

'Election observers will delay haredi voters'

Rabbi Kanievsky campaigns for UTJ ahead of election

Leader of Lithuanian haredim travels around the country for flurry of UTJ campaign events in final days before election.

Rabbi Kanievsky campaigns for UTJ ahead of election

Eli Yishai's dilemma

Yahad leader debating whether to continue supporting United Torah Judaism, or to switch alliance to smaller party.

Eli Yishai's dilemma

UTJ MK Gafni: 'It's not a disaster if we're in the opposition'

Blue and White leader Yair Lapid responds: 'It truly wouldn't be a disaster. Who says we don't agree on anything?'

UTJ MK Gafni: 'It's not a disaster if we're in the opposition'

Haredi party promises law bypassing Supreme Court

New UTJ campaign warns Supreme Court will continue 'interfering' in haredi community's lives.

Haredi party promises law bypassing Supreme Courtplayer