Throughout her political career spanning two decades, Hatnuah leader MK Tzipi Livni has frequently caused the ire of the Knesset’s religious parties.
Yet on Thursday, MK Yoel Hasson, a lawmaker in Livni’s Hatnuah faction, revealed that his faction leader is more connected to Jewish ritual observance than previously thought. Speaking with the charedi newspaper Yom L’Yom, Hasson offered rare words of praise for the charedi community and alleged that Livni regularly attended synagogue and eats only Kosher food.
“Tzipi Livni is perceived as a secular Tel Avivian but this is false,” said Hasson. “Tzipi Livni is a traditional woman, who eats kosher, for which the Jewish tradition is important.”
Hasson added that Livni “goes to a synagogue and views preserving Israel as a Jewish State with Jewish values as extremely important”.
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