Netanyahu's coalition crisis eases as partner backed off defence ministry demand
"You win some, you lose some," Education Minister Naftali Bennett said in a televised address, shrugging off Netanyahu's rejection of his bid.
Bennett's U-turn surprised many pundits, who had predicted the leader of the far-right Jewish Home party would opt to quit in protest. He said the party was withdrawing all its political demands and would stand by the prime minister.
(With inputs from agencies.)