United Torah Judaism on Thursday asked the president to use all his influence to prevent a rift in the nation, and warned that "anybody who genuinely torn away from studying Torah will cause a serious division in the nation."
Rabbi Gafni (UTJ) reminded the nation that even in the days of King David, half the nation studied, and half the nation fought.
He also said: "We see what is happening in the Arab states around us. We do not want to see that here."
UTJ recommended Netanyahu to be the next prime minister.