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February 5, 2015 12:36 pm

Rabbis Slam Naftali Bennett for Claiming to Save Religious Zionism

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Minister Naftali Bennett at a Bedouin employment center. Photo: Israeli government.

Arutz Sheva – Jewish Home chairperson Naftali Bennett has come in for flak from leading religious Zionist rabbis over claims he made on Tuesday in the southern city of Dimona, where he claimed his party had “saved” the religious Zionist vision from “evaporating” in the Knesset.

Bennett said he had saved the “Mizrahi” movement “from evaporatingpolitically,” in a reference to the Hapoel Hamizrahi parent movement of the Mafdal religious Zionist party his Jewish Home is an inheritor of. He also claimed to have saved the vision of religious Zionist founder Rabbi Avraham Hakohen Kook z”tl, by advocating an integration of Torah and the state of Israel, from disappearing from the Knesset.

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