The decision comes following public backing by ultra-conservative religious-Zionist Rabbi Tzvi Tau supporting minority govt backed externally by Raam Islamist party
The marathon of coalition negotiations that had been expected to take place over the weekend did not happen, due to Thursday night's tragedy at Mount Meron.
Sa'ar: Govt must be replaced; Bennett: Israel "on edge of anarchy"
He said he would instead seek a direct election for prime minister, which he said would pass if Yamina supported it.
POLITICAL AFFAIRS: The ongoing political crisis is creating a new normal in which anyone can reach the top.
In Sa-Nur, Smotrich clarified that the only option was a government with Likud, Shas, UTJ, Yamina and New Hope. Then, he would demand the settlement be rebuilt.
Bennett said the blocs in Israel are no longer Right and Left or for or against Netanyahu remaining in power.
DIPLOMATIC AFFAIRS: These are just some of the prime minister's problems.