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Hold the Mazal Tovs on New Coalition, says Bennett

By Elie Leshem

Posted on 03/08/13 | News Source Times of Israel |

With time running out on coalition talks, some Israeli political leaders Friday morning sought to temper assessments that a deal that would see the Yesh Atid and Jewish Home parties join a presumptive Likud-led coalition was imminent.

Naftali Bennett, the leader of the right-wing Jewish Home party, likened the talks to a birth, and, while indicating that a coalition was all but inevitable, cautioned that a deal with Netanyahu hadn’t quite crowned.

“If establishing the government was like a labor process, we’d be two fingers dilated, and the doctor would be optimistic,” Bennett tweeted.

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Photo Caption: Jewish Home party chair Naftali Bennett addresses the Knesset in February (photo credit: Flash90)


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