Habayit Hayehudi leader Daniel Herschkowitz met at his Jerusalem office on
Wednesday with his challenger, former Council of Jewish Communities in Judea and
Samaria director-general Naftali Bennett.
Each one tried unsuccessfully to
persuade the other not to run in the September 4 leadership race. "By joining
forces, we could guarantee that we will freshen the ranks of the party and offer
a new alternative," Herschkowitz said.
Both sides described the meeting as
cordial, noting that Herschkowitz, who is a rabbi, officiated at Bennett's