Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday night held consultations with members of the coalition, following the mass demonstrations that broke out throughout Israel against the judicial reform.
While officials in the Likud Party said there is a possibility that Netanyahu may announce a pause of the legislation, Justice Minister Yariv Levin expressed his opposition to stopping the judicial reform. Shas and United Torah Judaism would reportedly support a pause, but Netanyahu has not yet made a final decision.
The Otzma Yehudit Party said, "We are strengthening the hands of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Justice Minister Yariv Levin in not stopping the legislation. The right has no mandate to give up the judicial reform and surrender to violence. The majority of the people supported us so that we can govern."
Businessman and journalist Jacob Bardugo, a close confidante of Netanyahu, called for a recalculation of the course. "The country is above all. It doesn't matter now who is right and who is wrong, it would be right to recalculate the course."... Read More: Arutz-7