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January 7, 2014 1:34 pm

Bennett Pledges to Leave Government if Israel Agrees to Divide Jerusalem

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Israel Economy Minister Naftali Bennett showing a 2,000 year old Jewish coin to CNN's Christiane Amanpour, on November 18, 2013. Photo: Screenshot / CNN.

Israel Economy Minister Naftali Bennett showing a 2,000 year old Jewish coin to CNN's Christiane Amanpour, on November 18, 2013. Photo: Screenshot / CNN.

Ynet – Economy Minister Naftali Bennett addressed US efforts in negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians during a speech at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) saying: “Will those who pressure us today die for us tomorrow?”

Bennett added that Habayit Hayehudi will not be part of a government that negotiates the 1967 lines: “No more word games: the 1967 lines mean dividing Jerusalem and giving up the Western Wall, the Temple Mount and the Old City. In what way will our history remember a leader that agrees to give up Jerusalem? We won’t sit in such a government.”

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