Haredi and religious Zionist lawmakers in the Netanyahu bloc are considering forming a united front to enhance their leverage over the Likud in coalition talks, Israel National News has learned.

Combined, the United Torah Judaism, Shas, Religious Zionist Party, Otzma Yehudit, and Noam factions hold a total of 32 seats, the same number as the Likud.

An official from one of the two haredi parties spoke with Israel National News Monday, claiming that the formation of a united front, or a bloc within a bloc on the Right, is being considered out of necessity, after coalition talks reached an impasse.

The official blamed the Likud’s negotiators for the lack of progress in coalition talks.... Read More: Arutz-7