UTJ MK Gafni hospitalized after heart attack, says Netanyahu

United Torah Judaism MK Moshe Gafni has been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack, says Netanyahu, sending well-wishes to the lawmaker.

The head of the Knesset’s Finance Committee, Gafni underwent a catheterization treatment on August 2020, recovered and returned to work in the Knesset in late September 2020. Sources in UTJ said in recent weeks that he may retire, as family members are worried about his health.

United Torah Judaism MK Moshe Gafni arrives at a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Knesset on March 3, 2020, a day after the general elections. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

with Tal Schneider