Publication, according to which, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to lower the electoral threshold to 2%, caused sharp criticism at SHAS.
Recall that according to the Second channel ITV, it’s possible change dictated by including a concern that SHAS will not pass the electoral threshold, as the latest opinion polls, the party is gaining not more than four mandates.
However, in the entourage of the leader of SHAS Aryeh Deri this proposal Netanyahu called «stab in the back». As explained in the editorial NEWSru.co.il informed sources, this step can lead to the fact that voters prefer to vote for the party of Eli Yishai «Yahad», no longer fearing that she will not pass the electoral threshold.
«We don’t need handouts from Netanyahu, he relies on our support and gratitude puts forward the initiative of harming SHAS party, without even consulting with us. SHAS will increase in the next election,» said Deri in conversations with confidants. Surrounded by Aryeh Deri say. he has informed the head of the coalition David Betano about your disagreement with this initiative. «She has no chance, it’s better not to try» — say in SHAS.
The Prime-Minister’s edition NEWSru.co.il is reported that Benjamin Netanyahu really is weighing the possibility, however, is still not discussed with coalition partners.