Yahadut Hatorah Expected to Sign Coalition Agreement on Wednesday


ywnisrael.israelBarring any last minute surprises, Yahadut Hatorah today, Wednesday 10 Iyar is expected to sign a coalition agreement with Likud. The draft agreement was shown to Maran HaGaon HaRav Aaron Yehuda Leib Shteinman Shlita who gave a green light to move ahead. Today’s signature is contingent on Gedolei Hador and Admorim approving the final version but no snags are expected.

Yahadut Hatorah MKs on Tuesday evening visited Bnei Brak to present the agreement to Rav Shteinman for approval. MKs Gafne, Maklev and Yaakov Asher presented the posek hador with the draft agreement for review. They explained the essential issues to Rav Shteinman.

In the Agudas Yisrael faction, MKs Yaakov Litzman and Meir Porush showed a draft to a number of admorim, members of the Moetzas Gedolei Yisrael and they too gave the green light to sign on to the coalition.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)