The Jewish Home Is Waiting for the IDF

Naftali Bennett, the head of Habayi Hayehudi, represents a new type who, in the 1980s and 1990s, confidently enlisted in combat units and gained a prominent place in the command hierarchy.

"At the moment we are seen as some kind of non-commissioned officer for the religious affairs of Israel. Netanyahu doesn't take us into account. Not with regard to the Supreme Court, not with regard to freezing [settlement construction], not with regard to appointing Ehud Barak as defense minister."