Litzman cannot participate in videoconferences with other Israeli leaders because he does not own a computer or smartphone.
Police have recommended several indictments against now-Health Minister Yaakov Litzman in the case involving Malka Leifer.
Litzman, who heads the haredi Orthodox United Torah Judaism party, could be charged with fraud and breach of trust.
“I’m disappointed I couldn’t stop the desecration of Shabbat,” Litzman said. “Shabbat is precious to us all.”
The battle for Israeli voters is red hot. J.J. Goldberg says the real debate is over the Zionist Union’s odds of forging a coalition — and the surprising partners who could put it over the top.
The rest of the world is in a panic about swine flu, but Israel isn’t. Here, it’s been renamed Mexican flu by the ultra-Orthodox deputy minister for health, because swine is not kosher.