The surprising statement of the chairman of the Jewish Home

Published date05 August 2022
Publication titleIsrael National News (Israel)
Speaking at an election conference in Petah Tikva, Brodny said, "I will never sit in a government with [Itamar] Ben Gvir and [Bezalel] Smotrich."

Israel National News has learned that Brodny added, "I prefer to sit with Meretz", but his spokesperson denied he said this quote.

An official from the Jewish Home who was present at the conference told Israel National News that "the remarks, as they were reported, were not said and were even taken out of context."

At the same conference, Brodny also stated that "the next chief rabbi will be a national religious rabbi. This will be a threshold requirement for the Jewish Home to join the next government."

Meanwhile, Reshet Bet radio reported that Zionist Spirit Party chairwoman Ayelet Shaked is ready to offer the third spot on her slate to the Jewish Home leader.

Political sources said that the Jewish...

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