It's reminiscent of the outlandish way that Jonathan Pollard has been treated all these years - the way Eli Yishai and his party have been under constant attack. It's over and they are out of the government and yet the attacks continue...
...now, he is viewed as being responsible for taking seats from both Shas and Yahadut Hatorah. His failure to enter Knesset results in about 120,000 votes being trashed, votes that would have earned additional seats for the chareidi parties.I don't know anyone who voted for Eli Yishai and his party who would have voted for any of the chareidi parties instead. They need to know that probably most, if not all, of those 120,000 votes would not have been cast at all had Yachad not appeared on the scene. I certainly would not have voted!
Baruch Marzel expressed his feelings on facebook: "...the Knesset is only a means and not a goal! Our goal is the land of and we will continue to defend it in any situation, from within (the Knesset) or without!"