Daughter of Shas’s late spiritual leader ‘fears’ far-right coalition
Speaking at a Geneva Initiative meeting in Tel Aviv, Israel Prize winner Adina Bar-Shalom, the daughter of the late spiritual leader of the Shas party, said that Shas leader Aryeh Deri would forcefully urge a peace accord with the Palestinians should the ultra-Orthodox party join a ruling coalition.
“I am afraid of the ramifications of an extreme right-wing government,” she said. “We do not want a bi-national state. But if we keep the status quo — we’ll get there. A lot of blood has been spilled and every few years we have another war. The only alternative is two states for two nations. As time passes, we will get a worse deal.”
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