Fearing Lapid, ultra-Orthodox Parties Seek to Woo Habayit Hayehudi's Rabbis

The Haredi world normally ignores religious Zionist rabbis at best, but with the threat of universal military conscription, they are warming up to them.

Alongside the spin and sloganeering that always accompany coalition negotiations, the past week also witnessed a genuinely unprecedented political event: Almost every day, leading ultra-Orthodox rabbis were hosting religious Zionist rabbis at their homes, at the request of the Haredim themselves.