Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid, who has an autistic child, slammed Coalition Chairman David Amsalem (Likud), saying, "for him, being my daughter is a curse." Lapid has an autistic child.
Likud coalition chairman tells Alsheich "to go home and shut up."
A final vote which would have passed it into law on Monday was postponed at the request of coalition chairman David Amsalem.
“There are parties in the Knesset which are sustained by two things: war on Shabbat and war on the haredim.”
The bill would prohibit the State Attorney from appealing sentences of under 10 years, for crimes like property offenses, bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
Coalition chairman said the PM may go back to plan he canceled within 24 hours of its announcement, and that the proposal to probe the New Israel Fund is toothless.
“If the coalition leaders want to take [the compromise] to the end, they’re welcome to. If not, we’ll have an election. We won’t agree to a new crisis every month.”
The Minimarket Law passed 58-57 but does not create new enforcement options against the many shops that open illegally on Shabbat and pay municipal fines.
The legislation is part of a compromise Prime Minister Netanyahu made to appease the Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) Shas and UTJ parties.
Haskel responded that she would not give into what she called "bullying by the new chairman of the coalition."