The leaders of the ultra-Orthodox factions have criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for political consultations on Saturday.
The head of the Finance Commission of the Knesset Moshe Gafni spoke with the Prime Minister. Gaffney said: «working meeting, during which we are not talking about saving lives, held on the Sabbath is an unprecedented, outrageous and incomprehensible. The fact that we are talking about an informal meeting, not to diminish the seriousness of this incident.» As the portal Ynet, Netanyahu promised that this will not happen again, and hinted that the meeting was initiated by the visit of his Ministers.
The Minister of health Yaakov litzman said: «I was amazed that the Prime Minister held a working meeting with the Ministers, which was a violation of the Sabbath. We are talking about the affront to the sanctity of Shabbat and gross violation of norms, according to which on the Sabbath, no official events with the participation of members of the government. I intend to talk with Netanyahu the next night and ask him for clarification about this incident.»
On Saturday, March 18, Netanyahu talked with the communications Minister tzachi Hanegbi, Minister of tourism AREVA Levine, the Minister of culture and sports, Miri Regev, and head of a coalition government David Bitanem. The meeting dealt with the crisis surrounding the creation of the Corporation, and television.
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