'It's a terrible mistake to bring down a right-wing government'

Leading Religious Zionist Rabbi Haim Druckman warns coalition members not to bring about fall of government. 'Everyone will lose.'Shimon Cohen, Tuesday, 12:52 PM

'We will drink up their seats with a straw'

Likud minister says his party is not intentionally pushing for elections, but is also not afraid of the fall of the government.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 12:26 PM

Shaked to PM: Dissolving the government 'a historic mistake'

Justice Minister calls on PM not to topple right-wing government over what she calls an 'imaginary crisis.'Nitsan Keidar, Tuesday, 10:39 AM

'Prime Minister is dissolving a right-wing government'

'The Prime Minister does not have to fire Minister Sofa Landver.'Uzi Baruch, Tuesday, 9:31 AM

Christian Arab from Nazareth joins 'Zehut' party

'Israel is a Jewish state and should remain so. In order for it to be good for all of us, we must agree on this point.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 8:42 AM

'The future of the government depends on the other partners'

MK Oded Forer calls on the parties in the coalition to oppose the draft law in its present form.Benny Tocker, Tuesday, 5:12 AM

State budget for 2019: 480 billion shekels

Finance Committee approves 2019 budget bill for its second and third readings.Nitsan Keidar, Tuesday, 12:40 AM

Will Netanyahu and Liberman prevent elections?

Prime Minister and Defense Minister to meet overnight, attempt to end coalition crisis.Nitsan Keidar, Tuesday, 12:11 AM

'Choose between Shabbat and being a boxing champion'

Head of yeshiva high school describes student's difficult dilemma preventing him from winning medal because of Torah observance.Avishai Segal, Monday, 10:06 PM

Opposition seeks dissolution of Knesset

Yesh Atid, Zionist Union, and Meretz demand vote to dissolve government, hold early elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 9:42 PM

'Liberman joined coup with extreme Left'

'Without Torah study there is no existence for the Jewish people, and there is no right to this land.'Mordechai Sones, Monday, 9:05 PM

Supreme Court: Machpela House must be evacuated

Court rejects position of residents who legally purchased building in Hevon, says they must be expelled.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 8:43 PM

Poll: Likud places first with 30 seats

Poll finds Likud would win with 9-seat lead if elections were held today.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 8:30 PM

Netanyahu in Knesset: Unafraid of elections

PM summoned to discussion after 40 opposition MKs sign demand for hearing on his investigations before Knesset plenum.Mordechai Sones, Monday, 7:40 PM

Arab MK provocation during Pence speech will pass unpunished

Ethics Committee decides no sanctions against Joint List members following conduct during speech by US Vice President.Mordechai Sones, Monday, 6:20 PM

Yerushalmi Faction shuts down Bnei Brak

Hundreds of demonstrators block roads at two major points in the city. Police attempting to disperse the demonstrations.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 6:16 PM

Gabbay: 'Slipshod piece of political subterfuge'

Zionist Union Chairman: 'Everyone has to serve the State and whoever doesn't isn't entitled to the same rights.'Mordechai Sones, Monday, 5:28 PM

IQOS cigarettes to be taxed as regular cigarettes

Finance Committee approves taxing IQOS electronic cigarette as regular cigarettes - after year-long battle.Chana Roberts, Monday, 4:48 PM

Defense Minister: We won't sacrifice values for Knesset seats

Yisrael Beytenu MKs will vote against draft law, but won't quit coalition unless forced to do so, Defense Minister Liberman says.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 4:04 PM

Netanyahu: I call on Liberman to remain in government

'It is important to continue our partnership in a broad government - only this can continue to serve Israel's citizens.'Hezki Baruch, Monday, 3:49 PM

Finance Minister: Program for affordable housing to continue

Finance Minister Kahlon says program offering young couples a reduced price on their first home won't end due to political tensions.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 3:42 PM

Bennett slams 'fake leadership'

Jewish Home Chairman attacks Liberman, Lapid's leadership, asserting that Draft Law crisis was 'fake.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 3:19 PM

How to make your Passover Seder meaningful

Passover is on its way, so it’s time to start preparing for one of the biggest nights in the Jewish year!Infomercial, Monday, 2:39 PM

Police end standoff following Haifa rampage that left 4 wounded

Suspect who wounded 4 in northern Israeli city subdued, arrested following standoff with police.David Rosenberg, Monday, 2:22 PM

4 wounded in Haifa rampage

Attacker attempts to force his way into hospital, wounds two police officers with a saw before breaking into home, wounding couple.David Rosenberg, Monday, 11:27 AM

Senior Jerusalem official arrested on suspicion of corruption

Israel Police arrest four people, including senior Jerusalem official.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, Monday, 11:15 AM

Haredi draft bill passes first hurdle

Following compromise agreement between PM, haredi factions, draft exemption law approved by Ministerial Committee for Legislation.David Rosenberg, Monday, 10:41 AM

Yisrael Beytenu threatens to bolt coalition over Draft Law

'If haredi-backed draft law passes, we'll leave the government,' warns Defense Minister's Yisrael Beytenu faction.David Rosenberg, Monday, 9:50 AM

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's daughter forms new political party

Adina Bar-Shalom, daughter of late Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, forms new political party. 'Deri doesn't represent my father's legacy'.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 8:58 AM

EMS equipment donated to honor soldier murdered in terror attack

Family of slain IDF soldier Ron Kukia donates life-saving medical equipment to city where brutal terror attack occurred.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 7:47 AM

'We were and remain committed to Netanyahu'

Immigration and Absorption Minister says Yisrael Beytenu will run alone in the next election, discusses draft law controversy.Ido Ben Porat, Monday, 3:36 AM

Haredim give green light to draft law

Council of Torah Sages of Agudath Israel approves draft law which will be brought for approval by Ministerial Committee for Legislation.Chaim Lev, Monday, 12:19 AM

'There will be a compromise with the haredim'

PM Netanyahu meets Deputy Health Minister Litzman. Likud officials believe compromise can be reached on draft law.Michal Levy, Sunday, 11:33 PM

Building of neighborhood for Netiv Ha'avot evacuees to continue

Court says freeze in compensation to evacuees applies only to monetary compensation.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 10:50 PM

Civil Admin. shuts down construction of illegal Arab road

Inspectors uncover ground broken for the construction of an illegal route in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 10:24 PM

Pres. Rivlin: I sense so much fear around me

Israeli President warns of dangers to democracy, says Israel cannot be too afraid to make tough decisions.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 9:59 PM

PM meets with UTJ head in last-ditch effort to avoid elections

Following week abroad, Netanyahu meets with haredi lawmaker in effort to resolve coalition crisis, prevent government collapse.David Rosenberg, Sunday, 8:51 PM

'We are not the coalition's suckers'

Zionist Union unwilling to help Netanyahu postpone new elections if budget talks with UTJ fall through. 'We're not suckers'.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 8:31 PM

Watch: Arab car theft ring broken up

2 eastern Jerusalem residents and 2 PA Arabs charged in series of car thefts in Rishon Lezion.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 7:05 PM

Breaking the Silence head part of anti-Semitic Facebook group?

Head of far-left organization denies claims he was part of an anti-Semitic Facebook group, which included 'Holocaust deniers and neo-Nazis'.Tzvi Lev, Sunday, 6:37 PM

Haredi leaders reject compromise on Draft Law

Coalition crisis deepens as UTJ leaders reject compromise offered to end crisis over draft law.David Rosenberg, Sunday, 5:51 PM

Israel privatizes maker of iconic Uzi submachine gun

State-owned maker of Uzi submachine gun to be sold to Elbit Systems.AFP, Sunday, 5:36 PM

Apartment fire injures 5 in central Israel

Infants evacuated from daycare center after fire breaks out in building in Elad, leaving five injured.David Rosenberg, Sunday, 4:49 PM

Rabbis hold emergency meeting on alternative kashrut authority

Four senior Religious Zionist rabbis meet with Chief Rabbi to discuss concern about Tzohar's new private Kashrut supervision authority.Mordechai Sones, Sunday, 3:55 PM

'Recruitment crisis solved. Everything's in Netanyahu's hands'

'We've reached a plan haredim can live with, even if not easily. The PM will decide whether to stabilize government or go to elections.'Mordechai Sones, Sunday, 1:47 PM

Fire breaks out at Aish Hatorah yeshiva in Jerusalem

Security guard lightly injured, damage caused at yeshiva in Jerusalem's Old City.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 12:24 PM

PM: '61' is not an option

Netanyahu tells Likud ministers his goal is to stabilize government, but he won't agree to a coalition without Liberman.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 11:51 AM

632 traffic tickets issued over weekend in Judea and Samaria

Enforcement focused on driving in a manner that endangers others and aggressive, bullying driving.Mordechai Sones, Sunday, 11:49 AM

'Bennett is working to topple Netanyahu'

Likud hits back after Naftali Bennett accuses Netanyahu of seeking to bring down the government for his own benefit.Tzvi Lev, Sunday, 11:06 AM

'To rabbis: Apologize - or be fired'

New petition calls on the government to fire rabbis who object to IDF's integration of women into combat roles.Tzvi Lev, Sunday, 10:34 AM

Bennett hints he will challenge Netanyahu for prime minister

Bennett says he will run against Prime Minister Netanyahu if 'elections are declared for personal reasons'.Tzvi Lev, Sunday, 9:45 AM

J'lem court to hear appeal of website fined over 'Jewish labor'

District Court to hear appeal today, after site encouraging Jewish labor is fined 40,000 shekels by Magistrates' Court for 'discrimination.'Tal Polon, Sunday, 9:36 AM

Ariel Sharon's son comes out in support of Netanyahu

Despite historic rivalry, Gilad Sharon says Netanyahu best person to lead Israel.Tzvi Lev, Sunday, 7:45 AM

Ya'alon: Netanyahu and Liberman are coordinated

Former Defense Minister says he's preparing to run for prime minister, claims coalition crisis "is about the prime minister's survival".Elad Benari, Sunday, 5:29 AM

Netanyahu-haredim meeting ends with no progress

Netanyahu meets representatives of haredi parties, presents conditions to solve the crisis over the draft law.Hezki Baruch, Sunday, 3:21 AM

Elderly Holocaust survivor celebrates bar mitzvah

Holocaust survivor, 83, has belated bar mitzvah to remember perished family.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 12:07 AM

'If the coalition breaks apart, we'll push off elections'

If PM Netanyahu early elections, coalition and opposition parties will band together to delay elections until October, sources say.Hezki Baruch, Saturday, 10:12 PM