Netanyahu seeking coalition without Haredim, will ask Peres for extension
While the prime minister would have preferred a government with the ultra-Orthodox parties, the Lapid-Bennett coalition has made that impossible, sources close to negotiations say.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is working to reach a coalition agreement with Yesh Atid and Habayit Hayehudi that will leave the ultra-Orthodox factions out of the coalition, sources close to the coalition talks said on Wednesday.
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