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3 Likud ministers said to push back against party-backed protests outside MKs homes

Raoul Wootliff is the The Times of Israel's political correspondent.

Ministers Yuval Steinitz, Gila Gamliel and Miri Regev reportedly expressed their opposition during a Likud faction meeting to demonstrations outside the homes of rival MKs in an effort to pressure them not to support the Bennett-Lapid government.

They argued that it was not appropriate to involve the politicians’ families,” Maariv reports.

On the other hand, Deputy Minister Yoav Kish, MK Mai Golan, former MK Osnat Mark and were said to have voiced support for the demonstrations.

Referring to the criticism of the protests and rising incitement against lawmakers from the “change bloc,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly told his Likud MKs that “me and my family have been attacked for years and everyone is silent.”

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