"We will not enable an appointment out of concern that Blue and White will allow the committee to be used for their political needs," Coalition Chairman Miki Zohar said.
'Sadly, I will not be running in the upcoming elections. I am grateful for the honor and responsibility that I have had to serve the incredible Israeli public.'
The poll finds the pro-Netanyahu and anti-Netanyahu blocs evenly matched with 60 seats after the religious Zionist parties united, as many center-left parties fail to clear the electoral threshold.
Decisions will be made at Thursday night's deadline
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Sources in Blue and White said the real reason for Yankelevitch's departure was that Gantz did not intend to place her in a realistic slot on the party's list.
Blue and White says, "If there won't be enforcement, there won't be a lockdown."
At a press conference at the Defense Ministry, Blue and White leader Benny Gantz said there was no point in extending the lockdown if it was not being properly enforced.
Lapid has remained steady at 14 seats instead of rising. Huldai has gone down and not up. And Gantz has not left politics, making it harder for parties that dislike him to unite.