It's Official: Gilad Erdan Sworn into GovernmentErdan voted in via late Monday night vote; he will be Internal Security, Strategic Affairs, and Hasbarah Ministers.
'Man of the People'? Minister Benny Begin Forgoes Car for TrainSocial media frenzy over Begin on Jerusalem light rail; minister reportedly rejects using private transport despite gov't car.
Erdan: I Rejected Ministerial Role Based on 'Principles'The morning after: MK notes hours after rejecting Public Security role that he needed more tools to overhaul Israel's security systems.
Netanyahu: Time to Roll Up Our Sleeves and Get to WorkNetanyahu reveals aims of the next gov't. On the agenda: security, social welfare, domestic and regional development - and peace talks?
Which Likud MKs Will Become Ministers?Yariv Levin, Danny Danon weigh in on Likud hopefuls hours before Netanyahu is due to dole out appointments.
Likud In-Fighting Looms with Gov't Expansion on the HorizonWith cabinet expansion expected to be approved Wednesday, Netanyahu must then find way to keep his party members satisfied.
Stormy Debate Over Cabinet Expansion Ends in Passing VoteMKs exchange proposals, sarcasm in overnight debate; bill to expand government passes for second and third readings.
Knesset, A-G Call to Reject Yesh Atid PetitionFormal response to Yesh Atid bid to block Cabinet expansion notes that the party has objected prematurely, involves High Court needlessly.
'Lapid Never Objected to Cabinet When He Was Finance Minister'Likud MK Ze'ev Elkin notes that Yair Lapid's appeal follows a government with even more ministers, quips Lapid's math must be poor.
Lapid Files Court Motion to Block Government ExpansionPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is planning to increase the number of ministers in his government – if the High Court lets him.
'Netanyahu is Spitting in the Face of the Israeli Public'Yesh Atid MK Ofer Shelah fires at Netanyahu's bid to extend number of ministers, claims it is not lawful.
Senior Likud MKs Threaten Netanyahu for PortfoliosSenior MKs, including Silvan Shalom and Ayoub Kara, threaten not to vote for key bill in early sign of coalition instability.
Lapid: We Will Fight Netanyahu's CorruptionLapid blasts Netanyahu for plans to increase number of ministers serving in his cabinet, calls on public to help fight this 'corruption.'
Netanyahu Blames Ministers for 'Trying to Knock Him Down'Prime Minister issues sharp criticism against ministers for 'subversions and attacks' on the government. Are elections inevitable?
Liberman Attacks Netanyahu for Lack of LeadershipLiberman pulls no punches in criticizing fellow ministers over polarizing views, calls for unity before the government collapses.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid Bottoms Out Public Approval PollPoll ranking public approval of 23 ministers reveals surprises. Among them: Livni ranks above Netanyahu.
Lapid: Halt New Raises for Ministers and MKsYesh Atid head Yair Lapid on Monday called on the Knesset to postpone scheduled pay raises for themselves and government ministers
Terror Release Opponent Demands Ministers Get ToughIsraelis are pressuring government ministers to oppose further release of terrorists, part of a 'gesture' already promised the PA
Ministers Ignored Shin Bet, Added Terrorists to ListMinisters ignored recommendations from Israeli intelligence agents in order to ‘strengthen Abu Mazen.’
Gov't Approves Bill Limiting Ministers to 19Governance Law would raise minimum threshold for entering Knesset to 4%, pushing out small parties.
Investigation Shows Which Ministers Stood Up for Yesha ResidentsAn Arutz Sheva investigation reveals the names of the ministers who stood up for Judea and Samaria residents - and those who didn't