Israel's ultra-Orthodox parties rocked by infighting as dissenters form splinter lists
Usually obedient to a fault, Haredi politicians are no longer listening to once-mighty authority figures.
A confused listener called in this week to a political talk show on the Shas-affiliated radio station Kol Barama. The listener is a student of Rabbi Amnon Yitzhak, the founder of the new political party Koah Lehashpia, which is targeting the same voters as Shas. He was distraught by an interview Yitzhak had given the day before in which he said he would not take into consideration the views of the spiritual...
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