When Artiel Sharon was prime minister, je bppted Tommy Lapid's Shinui Party out of the government because he wanted the ultra-Orthodox in and Lapid objected. The Likud stands on two legs: the settlers and the haredim. Without either one of these legs, the Likud will fall.
Yesh Atid MK Shai Piron resigns from Knesset (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu chose alliance with Haredim over IDF service for all