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"I wish he'd go back to Facebook"
(UTJ MK's Meir Porush, Moshe Gafni re: Yesh Atid Finance Minister Yair Lapid)

"Israel's ultra-Orthodox are yearning for those safer days before Yair Lapid decided to pummel them with his budget reforms."
©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - April 25, 2013

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"I think I need a second opinion." (Nochi Dankner and Rabbi Yaakov Ifergan)

(Back at the X-ray Rabbi's place)

See "Bank Leumi cancels bailout deal for billionaire after outcry" http://ow.ly/khR17

See previous cartoon: http://twitpic.com/arl4tf

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - April 22, 2013

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Shas Rabbi Ovadia Yosef: A plague on your house!

©Cartoon by Shay Charka - March 10, 2013
via http://shaycharka.blogspot.co.il/2013/03/blog-post_10.html

Shas headed to opposition; 'It's a done deal'
"Second swarm of locusts descends on Israel’s south"

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Shas: We will support outpost demolitions
(driver: Shas Eli Yishai, roof: Arye Deri; outpost: Habayit Hayehudi Bennett & Shaked)

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - March 5, 2013

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Shas chasing after Labor Party leader Shelly Yacimovich, their last hope for getting into gov't coalition.

See: "Shelly Yacimovich is the ultra-Orthodox parties’ last hope" http://ow.ly/iuiBy

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - March 6, 2013

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Netanyahu tries to entice the other party heads to join his coalition
(from left to right: UTJ , Yesh Atid, Jewish Home, Labor)

(See "Uproar Over Netanyahu’s Ice Cream Is Welcome in One Parlor" via NYTimes http://ow.ly/hPZA8 )

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - February 19, 2013

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"You've got 30 seconds to run to the mikveh and back!"
(Yesh Atid Yair Lapid, new ultra-Orthodox IDF recruits)

©Haaretz cartoon by Eran Wolkowski - February 10, 2013

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"Switch to extra large!"
Habayit Hayehudi Naftali Bennett, Religious Zionist rabbi ("Hardal")

See: Religious Zionist leaders chide Bennett over embrace of Lapid http://ow.ly/huQze

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - February 7, 2013

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Coalition negotiations - Yair Lapid, Yesh Atid (guitar); Ultra-Orthodox parties (bass violin)

©Haaretz cartoon by Eran Wolkowski - February 6, 2013

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"Shas doesn't like the tunes Yair Lapid is playing"

Yesh Atid Yair Lapid (guitar), Ya'akov Peri (trumpet) playing at Elections Victory Party
Shas Aryeh Deri, Eli Yishai

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - February 4, 2013

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Building Jerusalem, Bennett style
(Habayit Hayehudi Knesset party)

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - January 21, 2013

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Shas Rabbi Ovadia Yosef: "What a 'woman of valor' - always in the kitchen!"
(Shas Aryeh Deri, Eli Yishai)

TV Election Ad - Labor Party Shelly Yachimovich in the kitchen
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4DzETgGwwc&feature=youtu.be&t=1m

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - January 10, 2013

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PM Netanyahu to take the Housing Ministry away from Shas?

Shas downplays Likud tensions over Housing Ministry http://ht.ly/gnmeZ

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - December 27, 2012

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"Who raised their hand and didn't get one yet?"
"Rabbi Bakshish-Doron"

State indicts former Chief Rabbi Bakshi-Doron on fraud http://ht.ly/gkLT0
"baksheesh" = bribery

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - December 25, 2012

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Former Shas Minister Arye Deri 'riding' Shas Minister Eli Yishai; Shas Rabbi Ovadia Yosef

See: "In compromise plan, Deri returns to Shas leadership" http://ht.ly/ezpVQ

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - October 18, 2012

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Anat Hoffman arrested at Western Wall on October 16, 2012
(photo: Women of the Wall Facebook: http://ht.ly/exLHf )

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"It's been ages since he slapped me" (former Shas Minister Arye Deri to Haim Ramon)
Shas Rabbi Ovadia Yosef slapping Shas Minister Eli Yishai

[Battle of the brit: Former Shas party leaders Deri & Yishai cross paths http://ht.ly/eto10 ]

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - October 15, 2012

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"Knock, Knock" [former Shas Minister Aryeh Deri]
"Who could that be?" [Shas Minister Eli Yishai; Rabbi Ovadia Yosef]

"Report: Deri to Head Shas Once Again" http://ht.ly/eocdF

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - October 11, 2012

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"They're insulting our prophet"
Burning iPhones

(see: "Burn iPhones Says Israeli Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky" http://ht.ly/e3LbU )

©Haaretz cartoon by Amos Biderman - September 25, 2012

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"Wintertime is coming today!"

©Haaretz cartoon by Eran Wolkowski - September 23, 2012

Israelis protest early end of Daylight Saving Time http://ht.ly/dV6dI

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