Lapid: New government is not anti-haredi

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March 18, 2013 13:46

 
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Yair Lapid said Monday that while there were no haredi parties in the new government, that did not mean that it was an anti-haredi government.

Speaking at a Yesh Atid faction meeting hours before he was set to become Finance Minister, Lapid urged haredim to give the new government a chance before rejecting it.

He thanked Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for displaying "patience and leadership" during the lengthy coalition building process.

Lapid stated that Yesh Atid had been a winner in coalition talks, not because of the jobs the party received, but because they gained commitments to the "essentials" they campaigned for, such as election reform.

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