Bennett: Election day is the day for those who love the land of Israel and our flag

Netanyahu says he will first invite Bayit Yehudi to be part of a coalition if he wins the election.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 17, 2015 09:53

Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett votes near his home in Raanana

Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett votes near his home in Raanana

 
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"This morning I lay my phylacteries and I prayed that the nation of Israel would be united so it could be strong," Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett said as he voted near his home in Raanana on Tuesday morning.

This is our day. This is the day for those who love the land of Israel and our flag, and our state. 

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Bennett said he missed his friend Uri Orbach, the Bayit Yehudi minister who died last month.  He quoted Orbach at the polling station on Tuesday morning as saying: "Bayit Yehudi is not a bridge that you step on, but a bridge that you use to connect," and the People of Israel will connect today, Bennett added.

Before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voted on Tuesday morning he posted a notice on his Facebook page pledging to first invite Bennett should he be tasked with forming the next governing coalition.

Netanyahu reiterated that he has no plans to form a unity government with the Zionist Union headed by Isaac Herzog and Tzipi Livni.







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