Iran Attack, Charedim, Politics

Gafni joins Deri: Charedim oppose an Iran strike without complete coordination with the US

After Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri argued for restraint and not attacking Iran, UTJ Chairman Moshe Gafni also says he told Netanyahu he opposes a strike.

UTJ leader Moshe Gafni. (Photo: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

UTJ Party Chairman Moshe Gafni spoke today with Prime Minister Netanyahu today (Thursday) and expressed opposition to a powerful strike in Iran without complete cooperation with the United States, according to Kikar Hashabbat reporter Yishay Cohen.

The conversation took place after the Gaon Rabbi Dov Landau expressed opposition to a strike that was not in full coordination with the United States. Gafni mentioned things he heard from Harav Shach ob"m during the conversation.

The Charedim are thus now presenting a united front against a unilateral strike in Iran. Shas Party Chairman Aryeh Deri also noted the importance of "knowing to be restrained, to be patient, listen to our partners and not do things just for revenge and show that we did something."

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