The Jewish Home party's central committee approved Wednesday evening the unification agreement with the Otzma Yehudit faction.And former Shas member Eli Yishai's party will also join:
The approval came at the end of a tense meeting which included calls against committee members and Knesset candidates.
Prime Minister Netanyahu later called to congratulate Jewish Home Chairman Rabbi Rafi Peretz.
Talks towards a united right-wing ticket bringing together four smaller factions continue Wednesday, with Yahad chairman and former Interior Minister Eli Yishai expected to receive the sixth spot on a joint ticket.If this is so, then that's good too. Unity is vital at this time.