Bogie Ya’alon: “I remain loyal to the way of Likud party founders Ze’ev Jabotinsky and Menachem Begin, but…the party has “changed its face.” 

TIMES OF ISRAEL
Former defense minister Ya’alon officially quits Likud
by Jacob Magid
March 12, 2017

Former defense minister Moshe “Bogie” Ya’alon on Sunday formally submitted his resignation from the Likud, as he gears up to form his own party and challenge Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. In a one-sentence letter sent to the Likud headquarters, Ya’alon asked to “cancel his membership in the Likud movement,” ending his political relationship with the party he joined more than eight years ago…Amidst wide-spread speculation that he would be fired by Netanyahu, Ya’alon quit his defense minister posting in May 2016. READ  MORE

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