• Short Summary

    OPPOSITION LEADER SHIMON PERES MET TODAY WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ULTRA ORTHODOX AGUDAT ISRAEL PARTY TO SEE IF THERE WERE ANY POSSIBILITIES OF THE AGUDAT SUPPORTING A LABOUR LED GOVT COALITION. AGUDAT HAS SUPPORTED THE LIKUD AND IS MORE LIKELY TO CONTINUE TO DO THIS THAN LABOUR BUT FURTHER MEETINGS ARE LIKELY. THE AGUDAT IS PRESSING FOR AN ISRAEL WHOSE LAWS ARE BASED ON AN ORTHODOX INTERPRETATION OF THE TORAH WITH PROHIBITION ON SUCH THINGS AS SELLING PORK, WORKING ON SATURDAY (JEWISH SABBATH) AND INCREASED INFLUENCE OF THE RABINNICAL COUNCIL.

  • Description

    PERES AND RABBI PORUSH AND OTHERS IN MTG.



    PERES AND PORUSH COMMENT AFTER MTG THAT THERE WAS NO AGREEMENT REACHED BUT THAT THERE WILL BE FURTHER MEETINGS.





    Initials





    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: OPPOSITION LEADER SHIMON PERES MET TODAY WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ULTRA ORTHODOX AGUDAT ISRAEL PARTY TO SEE IF THERE WERE ANY POSSIBILITIES OF THE AGUDAT SUPPORTING A LABOUR LED GOVT COALITION. AGUDAT HAS SUPPORTED THE LIKUD AND IS MORE LIKELY TO CONTINUE TO DO THIS THAN LABOUR BUT FURTHER MEETINGS ARE LIKELY. THE AGUDAT IS PRESSING FOR AN ISRAEL WHOSE LAWS ARE BASED ON AN ORTHODOX INTERPRETATION OF THE TORAH WITH PROHIBITION ON SUCH THINGS AS SELLING PORK, WORKING ON SATURDAY (JEWISH SABBATH) AND INCREASED INFLUENCE OF THE RABINNICAL COUNCIL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAURVK7YYZVLBDGZH4LE6LABTY
    Media URN:
    VLVAAURVK7YYZVLBDGZH4LE6LABTY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1981
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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