Bennett will also lead the New Right’s negotiating team in talks with Bayit Yehudi and the National Union on a united list of the parties to the Right of the Likud.
The meeting took place in Tel Aviv and was not open to media coverage.
Peretz: bloc must be led by religious candidate
With Israel’s election results officially in, Naftali Bennett is officially out.
Central Elections Committee found no irregularities in ballot boxes it reviewed following complaints from Bennett.
The New Right had expressed hope it would still get into the Knesset, and Zehut called the election “stolen,” after both parties remained below the 3.25% electoral threshold.
Melcer: There was no cyber-attack; technical bug on elections website causes vote-count chaos.
The New Right Party has demanded a recount of IDF soldiers’ votes after the party passed the electoral threshold as of Thursday morning’s count and then reportedly dropped just below it.
Feiglin, thought to be kingmaker, falls far below threshold; Bennett and Shaked need only 4,275 more votes to get into Knesset.