Netanyahu: Not right to go to elections now

PM opens cabinet meeting by addressing efforts to stabilize coalition. 'In this sensitive security period, elections not needed, not right.'Hezki Baruch, Sunday, 12:20 PM

Netanyahu's proposal: Defense for stability

PM is expected to agree to appoint Bennett as defense minister, but obligate him and his party to remain in coalition until end of term.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 11:59 AM

Amsalem: We're going to elections because of Bennett

Coalition Chairman says Israel headed to elections because of Jewish Home leader. 'He insulted Liberman for the past 8 months.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 11:50 AM

Shaked: The government is no longer right-wing

Justice Minister explains why there is no reason for the continued existence of the government without Bennett as defense minister.Hezki Baruch, Sunday, 11:20 AM

Vote on ministerial budget cut postponed

Vote, intended to allow addition to police salaries, seen by many as first test of government after Liberman's resignation, postponed.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 10:07 AM

Elkin: Netanyahu wants elections at their appointed time

Likud minister says PM wants elections held as scheduled - in another year. 'This government has served with 61 MKs before.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 8:35 AM

Otzma Yehudit preparing for elections

Attorney Itamar Ben Gvir: After the Knesset elections there will be a party to the right of the Jewish Home in the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 6:37 AM

Kahlon: I don't have a problem with Bennett as Defense Minister

Finance Minister denies rejecting the idea of Naftali Bennett being appointed defense minister.Hezki Baruch, Sunday, 1:06 AM

Promoting national goals - to strengthen the south

The Am Yisrael Chai Foundation fights terror in a unique and inspiring way. Join, help and maybe you'll win an apartment.Am Yisrael Chai Foundation, Saturday, 11:14 PM

What really happened on delayed El Al flight?

Arutz Sheva chairman and former MK Yaakov 'Ketzale' Katz gives a first person account of alleged haredi violence on El Al flight.Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 10:35 PM

Jewish Home rises to 10 seats in new poll

Majority of the public doesn't want to see Bennett as defense minister while Likud reverses slide in a new survey.Tzvi Lev, Saturday, 9:04 PM

Bennett: It's time for elections

Jewish Home leader says impossible to continue government, 'Liberman destroyed government when he pulled out'.Tzvi Lev, Saturday, 8:35 PM

Lapid regularly met with shadowy newspaper publisher

Report says Yesh Atid leader peridocally met with Yediot Aharonot publisher Arnon 'Noni' Mozes yet didn't report it in his daily planner.Tzvi Lev, Saturday, 6:36 PM

Netanyahu scrambles to prop up coalition

After Jewish Home to leave coalition if Bennett not appointed defense minister, PM says Kahlon holds the key to prevent elections.Tzvi Lev, Saturday, 5:44 PM

Likud and Bennett face off

Likud goes to war against Jewish Home head over the demand to be appointed defense minister. 'Right-wing camp will not forgive him.'Tzvi Lev, Saturday, 5:30 PM

Gabbay calls for elections to be held in March

Labor leader calls for Knesset elections to be held at the earliest date possible.Elad Benari, Canada, Friday, 10:07 PM

El Al flight lands on Shabbat due to 'pikuach nefesh'

Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef grants permission for El Al flight to land in Israel after Shabbat due to health of one of the passengers.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, Friday, 8:47 PM

PM in last ditch effort to avert early elections

Netanyahu is speaking by phone with heads of coalition parties, asking them to avoid potentially 'disastrous' election.Gil Ronen and Tzvi Lev, Friday, 2:52 PM

Shaked: Bennett will bring back Israel's deterrence

'It's essential to appoint Naftali Bennett as defense minister. We can't let the situation continue the way it has down south.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 12:02 PM

Netanyahu allies say new elections on the way

Ministers Tzachi Hanegbi, Yariv Levin predict that coalition will fall apart, say that Israel is going to elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 11:29 AM

Likud continues slide in new poll

Latest survey finds ruling Likud party dropping after Liberman's sudden resignation, faction led by Benny Gantz would get 12 seats.Tzvi Lev, Friday, 9:48 AM

Chief Rabbi permits Muslim to be buried in Jewish cemetary

In first, Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Aryeh Stern says Muslim killed in car crash can be buried in Jewish cemetery because he sold land to Jews.Tzvi Lev, Friday, 7:49 AM

Bennett and Netanyahu to meet Friday

Naftali Bennett to reiterate his demand while meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu that he will resign if not appointed defense minister.Tzvi Lev, Friday, 7:32 AM

MK Moses: Pig's head an incitement

MK Moses speaks strongly against anti-semitic act on a synagogue in Ramat Hasharon.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 2:14 AM

'Trump peace plan will never happen under Abbas'

Deputy Foreign Minister says Abbas will never make peace, supports Netanyahu on Hamas ceasefire.Benny Toker, Thursday, 10:49 PM

After he resigns, support for Liberman surges

Survey shows Yisrael Beytenu's support within its base rising after Liberman's resignation, while Netanyahu's popularity drops sharply.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 10:45 PM

Elections likely after Kahlon vetoes Bennett as defense minister

Elections likely after Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon tells Netanyahu he will not accept Bennett serving as Defense Minister.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 8:44 PM

Liberman bids farewell to General Staff forum

Outgoing defense minister: I tried to keep the IDF out of political debates.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 7:48 PM

Gaza-area residents shut down traffic in Tel Aviv protest

Hundreds of residents of southern Israel protest ceasefire agreement with Hamas, block roads in downtown Tel Aviv.Yoni Kempinski, Thursday, 7:33 PM

'Bennett will restore deterrence, strengthen the right'

Jewish Home MK Nissan Slomiansky says Education Minister Bennett right to demand defense ministry, will end building freeze.Benny Toker, Thursday, 7:21 PM

What happened when US teacher lost $2,000 on Tel Aviv train?

American woman who volunteered teaching English to Israeli children lost $2,000 on Tel Aviv train - just before her return flight to the US.Reut Hadar, Thursday, 6:49 PM

Yair Netanyahu: We can't let the Left return to power

Amid talk of elections, PM's son writes open letter imploring right-wing Israelis not to let the Left return to power. 'Existential threat.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 6:19 PM

Jerusalem mayor-elect: No grudge against opponent

Moshe Lion, newly elected mayor of Jerusalem, says he will work for all residents, not just haredim who supported him.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 5:56 PM

Fraud case against Sara Netanyahu goes to arbitration

Case against Prime Minister's wife involving alleged misuse of public funds goes to criminal arbitration.JTA, Thursday, 5:23 PM

Report: Jewish Home planned on leaving gov't before Liberman

Jewish Home faction allegedly planned on mass resignation from gov't only to be preempted by Avigdor Liberman's Yisrael Beytenu.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 5:11 PM

'Liberman made Hamas laugh'

Communications Minister Ayoub Kara says Defense Minister Liberman's resignation poorly timed, caused glee in Gaza.Benny Toker, Thursday, 4:28 PM

Shas leader joins call for early elections

Shas leader joins Kulanu head Kahlon, calls for new elections following Liberman's resignation from the Defense Ministry.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 4:06 PM

Shaked: Zilber won't represent government

Despite Mandeblit permitting Zilber to represent government, Shaked says deputy attorney general remains persona non grata.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 3:22 PM

Attorney General sends Dina Zilber official reprimand

Mandelblit scolds Deputy Attorney General Zilber for speech bashing the government, says remarks were inappropriate for a civil servant.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 2:38 PM

Pictures from scene of Beit Shemesh tragedy

Small, black handprints on the wall and 'Mazal Tov' on the door. Footage from scene of fire disaster last night in Beit Shemesh.Eliran Aharon, Thursday, 2:24 PM

'Differentiating between Tel Aviv blood and southern blood'

Likud minister's remarks on latest Hamas attacks arouse political firestorm.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 2:16 PM

'I did not distinguish between Gaza-area, Tel Aviv residents'

Minister Hanegbi publishes statement apologizing if his remarks were misunderstood.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 1:20 PM

Kahlon to Netanyahu: Best to go to elections

'In the present situation, the best thing for Israeli citizens and the Israeli economy is to go to elections as soon as possible.'Hezki Baruch, Thursday, 1:06 PM

Amsalem: I recommend not giving Bennett defense portfolio

Chairman of the coalition accuses Bennett of making too bold a demand to take over defense ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 12:21 PM

Netanyahu will meet with Bennett over his demand

Officials in prime minister's office say Netanyahu will meet with Bennett within context of meetings with all heads of coalition factions.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 11:18 AM

Likud minister: Hamas attacks were 'minor'

Minister Tzachi Hanegbi says attacks on Israel were not particularly severe because Tel Aviv was not attacked. 'Hamas had reason to attack.'Hezki Baruch, Thursday, 11:01 AM

It's official: Liberman tenders resignation

Yisrael Beytenu chairman sends letter of resignation from position of defense minister to Prime Minister Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, Thursday, 10:10 AM

MK Glick slams Jewish Home party over 'defense minister' demand

Likud MK attacks Jewish Home following its demand to grant defense portfolio to Bennett. 'The Jewish Home is a fringe right-wing party.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 9:46 AM

Two children seriously injured in fire in Beit Shemesh

Fire breaks out in residential building in Beit Shemesh. 19 injured, including two children in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 7:34 AM

'We don't care that Liberman resigned'

Residents of southern Israel urge the public to join their protest in Tel Aviv on Thursday.Benny Tocker, Thursday, 4:37 AM

Gabbay and Livni call for elections

Zionist Union chairman, opposition leader hold joint press conference following Liberman's resignation.Elad Benari, Thursday, 4:05 AM

Stabbing attack in Armon Hanatziv

Four policemen wounded in stabbing at police station in southern Jerusalem neighborhood. Terrorist neutralized.Uzi Baruch, Wednesday, 11:38 PM

'The right could lose power'

Chairman of National Committee in Likud: Public can't tolerate ceasefire without severe response, early elections will hurt the right.Benny Tocker, Wednesday, 10:08 PM

Gaza periphery residents protest ceasefire

Residents burn tires, block roads after enduring 460 rocket attacks in 2 days.Gary Willig, Wednesday, 9:16 PM

The Liberman effect? Likud gets weaker in polls

Poll conducted after resignation of defense minister finds the ruling party falling below 30 seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 9:04 PM

Iranian American Jewish Federation Saluted by ILAI Fund

'Technology has given us the ability to provide a way for these special children to express their feelings.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 8:36 PM

Jewish Home: Defense portfolio - or elections

Faction unanimously decides to demand defense portfolio from prime minister following Liberman's resignation.Hezki Baruch, Wednesday, 8:19 PM