“Enough. I cannot continue to support a coalition that in such a shameful way hounds the society from which I came,” MK writes

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS)
Israel could soon face another early election after coalition becomes minority in Knesset
May 19, 2022

Another member of Knesset said Thursday she was quitting the ruling coalition, leaving embattled Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in control of a crumbling minority government. Meretz lawmaker Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi’s announcement further whittles away Bennett’s hold on Israel’s 120-seat parliament, reducing the coalition to 59 seats. Two other legislators from his own party have already bolted. Rinawie Zoabi’s departure further raises the possibility of new parliamentary elections, less than a year after the government took office. While Bennett’s government remains in power, it is now even more hamstrung in parliament and will likely struggle to function. READ MORE

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