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Elkin: Building only for Arabs will be devastating

Minister Elkin calls for building homes in Givat HaMatos to prevent an entirely Arab enclave in Jerusalem.Shimon Cohen, 7/4/2016, 1:06 PM

'Netanyahu giving away entire neighborhood to Arabs'

Approval for massive extension of J-m Arab neighborhood paves way for future division of city, blocks Jewish development in key area.Ido Ben Porat, 7/4/2016, 8:34 AM

Likud Minister: Amona must not be destroyed

Minister of Jerusalem Affairs 'expects Defense and Justice ministers to push their ministries to do everything they can to protect Amona'.Shimon Cohen, 6/28/2016, 11:54 AM

Elkin: The Likud's victory saved Israel

Minister Ze’ev Elkin responds to secret letter between Herzog and Abbas in which opposition leader agreed to divide Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 6/20/2016, 3:12 AM

The 'strange saga' of Bennett's security demands

Elkin puzzled by ultimatum to media on cabinet matters; security source reveals Bennett had access to info but didn't pick it up.Hezki Baruch, 5/25/2016, 9:00 AM

Elkin to Netanyahu: Take up Liberman's offer

Likud Minister urges PM to seriously consider Yisrael Beytenu's conditions to join the coalition, instead of Zionist Union.Ari Yashar, 5/18/2016, 1:37 PM

Minister: Joining with Labor will destroy Likud's future

Likud's Elkin warns a unity government would be an 'historic mistake,' as Zionist Union would pull coalition leftward to justify itself.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/13/2016, 10:17 AM

'We can't give up our ideology in order to expand government'

Minister Ze'ev Elkin tells Arutz Sheva about importance of principles, eternal phenomenon of anti-Semitism, danger of withdrawals.Hezki Baruch, 5/3/2016, 2:11 PM

MKs left and right furious over 'Breaking the Silence' report

MKs demand investigation after TV report says leftist group may have gathered sensitive information.Ben Ariel, 3/18/2016, 4:16 AM

Elkin outraged over reported secret Israel-PA talks

Minister Ze'ev Elkin demands to know why Defense-Security Cabinet was not told about talks on transferring control of area A to PA.Hezki Baruch, 3/15/2016, 6:12 AM

Jerusalem Min: We all must support building throughout Jerusalem

Jerusalem Affairs Minister Ze'ev Elkin calls on opposition to show their concern for Jerusalem by supporting construction throughout city.Hezki Baruch, 3/2/2016, 6:17 PM

PA official: Israel wishes PA will collapse, but it won't happen

Palestinian security forces spokesman dismisses Minister Elkin's comments on PA's imminent collapse.Ben Ariel, 3/1/2016, 5:12 AM

Minister Elkin: PA collapse not a matter of 'if', but 'when'

Minister Ze'ev Elkin gives speech at Bar Ilan University: Wave of terror is preview for collapse of Palestinian Authority.Hezki Baruch, 2/29/2016, 11:17 AM

Elkin says religious Israelis will soon become the majority

At J'lem Conference, Jerusalem Affairs Minister insists that as religious sector grows stronger, Israel must try to prevent 'culture wars.'Yoni Kempinski, 2/9/2016, 6:28 PM

Government approves egalitarian prayer section at Western Wall

Government approves egalitarian prayer section near Robinson's arch, promises to make it respectable and accessible to all.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2016, 3:05 PM

Heavy fallout over Ya'alon's eviction of Hevron Jews

Ya'alon defends action against 'squatters' - Jews who bought 2 homes, coalition members in uproar, Bennett told to act.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2016, 12:38 PM

Druze Deputy Minister: 'Do not evict Jews'

Kara, together with Hazan and Smotrich, issue PM an ultimatum on Hevron eviction, Minister Elkin calls to 'deal with PA executions first.'Ido Ben-Porat, 1/22/2016, 10:31 AM

Kahlon and Barkat agree to avoid future cuts

Jerusalem city council and Finance Ministry formulate agreement to avoid future budget cuts and layoffs in the city.Reut Hadar, 1/18/2016, 7:56 AM

Netanyahu in no rush to implement Arab development plan

Arab MKs livid after PM appoints committee to ensure Arab localities meet certain to conditions to receive land development budgets.Ben Ariel, 1/5/2016, 1:15 AM

Likud ministers call to protest US spying on Israel

Katz demands an official protest on report of spying on Netanyahu, Elkin notes hypocrisy of Pollard case in light of report.Ari Yashar, 12/30/2015, 10:34 AM

Record-setting numbers of new olim arrived in 2015

30,000 people made aliyah this year, largest amount in more than decade. All-time high of 7,900 from France.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2015, 2:20 PM

Aliyah to reach 'record high' of 30,000 in 2015

More Jews immigrated to Israel from France than any other country, with Ukraine as a close second.Tova Dvorin, 12/16/2015, 7:28 PM

100 million shekels to help terror-stricken Jerusalem businesses

Program aims to develop business sector, support tourism industry, and strengthen city's academic standing.Hezky Ezra, 11/29/2015, 3:31 PM

Elkin: I'll continue telling Tibi what I think of him

Minister Ze’ev Elkin not deterred by the reprimand from the Knesset's Ethics Committee, says he'll continue to tell Arab MKs the truth.Shimon Cohen, 11/5/2015, 3:46 AM

'Arab MK's light punishment is ridiculous'

Min. Ze'ev Elkin expected the Ethics Committee to punish rogue MK Tibi more severely for ejecting him from podium.Gil Ronen, 11/3/2015, 8:25 PM

Knesset punishes Arab MK for humiliating minister

MK Ahmd Tibi will not preside over plenum sessions for 2 weeks after he ejected Min. Elkin from podium.Gil Ronen, 11/3/2015, 6:50 PM

Ahmed Tibi Has Minister Thrown Out of Knesset

Ze'ev Elkin accuses Ahmed Tibi of having blood on his hands, prompting Deputy Speaker to remove him from the Knesset.Hezki Baruch , 10/21/2015, 7:31 PM

2015 Aliyah to Top 30,000 Jews

French olim to jump 118% to 7,500, followed closely by Ukraine with 7,100 new immigrants, 6,300 from Russia and 2,900 from the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2015, 7:15 AM

Politicians Condemn Abbas's Incitement Speech

Minister Ze'ev Elkin says PA chairman is the chief instigator of terrorism and should be treated as such.Ben Ariel, 10/15/2015, 12:12 AM

Ministers Disagree Over Late Night Anti-Terror Rally

The morning after: public officials squabble over appropriateness of ministers speaking at mass rally in front of Prime Minister's House.Hezki Baruch, 10/6/2015, 10:26 AM

MK Zoabi: Israel More Like Nazi Regime Than I Am

If 'settlers' keep trying to 'invade' the Temple Mount, radical Arab MK asserts, 'resistance' will continue.Ido Ben Porat, 9/29/2015, 6:38 PM

Missing Israeli in Uman: Important Testimony Received

As ZAKA rescue teams redouble efforts with witness testimony, ministers Deri and Elkin work to get permits to expand tools for search.Reut Hadar, 9/18/2015, 1:20 PM

'Prisoner of Zion' Marc Dymshits Passes Away, Aged 88

Refusenik played a key role in one of the defining moments of the struggle to free Soviet Jewry with a daring plot to hijack a Soviet plane.Ari Soffer, 8/27/2015, 12:05 PM

Elkin Blasts Leftist Attacks on Israel's New UN Ambassador

'A right-winger can be appointed to the UN,' Ze'ev Elkin thunders in response to rampant leftist criticism of Danny Danon's new post.Netanel Katz, 8/16/2015, 10:56 AM

200 French Immigrants Arrive as French Aliyah Takes Off

French Aliyah up 11% since 2014; Israel expecting between 30,000 - 35,000 new immigrants this year - the most since 2005.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2015, 1:41 PM

Lapid: Iran Deal 'Greatest Failure of Foreign Policy, Ever'

Lapid slams PM again as he pushes for an inquiry into Iran deal. Likud minister shoots back: Lapid never left the government over it.Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2015, 9:09 AM

Minister Elkin Calls for Repeal of 2005 Samaria Eviction

If Minister Ze'ev Elkin gets his way, residents of four Samaria towns uprooted in the Disengagement will be able to return and rebuild.Yoni Kempinski, 7/8/2015, 8:40 AM

Israeli Minister Urges French Aliyah Following Beheading Attack

Immigrant and Absorption Minister Ze'ev Elkin calls on French Jews to move to Israel following Friday's gruesome attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2015, 6:32 PM

Jerusalem Mayor Livid at J'lem Affairs Appointment

'Jerusalem is not a consolation prize,' mayor Nir Barkat fires.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2015, 11:54 AM

Cabinet Approves Erdan's Ministerial Appointment

With governmental approval, motion to make Erdan Internal Security and Strategic Affairs Minister will go before Knesset vote Monday.Cynthia Blank, 5/25/2015, 7:47 PM

Elkin Refuses to Attend Vote on Erdan Appointment

Angered over loss of his position, Elkin declined to attend vote to appoint Gilad Erdan Internal Security and Strategic Affairs Minister.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 5/25/2015, 4:38 PM

Elkin: We Must Rethink How We View Ethiopian Aliyah

Absorption Minister Ze'ev Elkin says Ethiopian Jews must be addressed as 'equals', vows to stop discrimination after protests.Tova Dvorin, 5/17/2015, 10:05 AM

'Erdan Must Find His Place in the Government'

Minister Ze'ev Elkin publicly calls on Likud MK Gilad Erdan to come back to the government and accept ministerial role.Hezki Baruch, 5/15/2015, 12:43 PM

Elkin: Don't Expect Major Judicial Reform This Knesset

Without necessary majority, thanks to Kulanu's opposition, major judicial reforms unlikely to pass through Knesset readings.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 5/14/2015, 9:58 AM

'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.Tova Dvorin, 5/11/2015, 8:09 AM

Elkin: Likud In No Hurry to Broaden the Coalition

Likud negotiating team member, MK Ze'ev Elkin, discusses compromises with Jewish Home and plans to broaden the government.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 5/7/2015, 9:43 AM

Mourning 'One of the Greatest Rabbis in Our Generation'

Politicians, including former students, eulogize leading religious Zionist Rabbi Lichtenstein.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/20/2015, 10:52 AM

Lawsuit Barrage Against Leftist 'Settlement Boycott' Groups

Legal Forum for Israel says after High Court ruling requiring boycotters to compensate, it is preparing legal fusillade.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 4/17/2015, 11:51 AM

Jewish Home and Likud Coalition Negotiations Begin

Likud Faction chair Ze'ev Elkin expresses hope that despite differences of opinion, a coalition of natural partners be built swiftly.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 3/26/2015, 1:11 PM

MK Regev: Stop the Hegemony of the Radical Left

Likud MKs Regev and Elkin defend Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu from attacks by the Left over the Israel Prize controversy.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 2/12/2015, 11:57 AM

'This is the Answer to BDS'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Likud MKs praise project encouraging small businesses in Judea-Samaria, in defiance of BDS campaign.Hezki Baruch, 2/3/2015, 2:28 PM

Elkin: Livni 'Completely Lost It' on TV

Coalition chairman denounces the derogatory comments made by Livni against PM Netanyahu on a satirical television program.Shimon Cohen, 12/15/2014, 4:12 AM

Gideon Sa'ar 'Completely At Peace' with Decision

In an interview with Channel 10, Sa'ar stated after careful deliberation, he made choice not to run and is "completely at peace.'Cynthia Blank, 12/14/2014, 8:50 AM

'Deep Concern' over Impact of Elections on Defense Budget

Israel needs over 1 billion shekels to return to the security level before Protective Edge, Elkin says.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 12/9/2014, 3:16 PM

Jewish Home, Likud Sign Surplus Vote Agreement

Agreement to swing votes between parties in the event a surplus would help either one, as blocs begin to form ahead of elections.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 12/5/2014, 1:07 PM

MKs Right and Left Respond to Early Elections

Knesset Members from across the political spectrum respond to failed meeting between Netanyahu and Lapid.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 12/2/2014, 1:10 AM

Elkin: The Coalition Won't Dissolve Over Jewish State Law

Coalition chairman says he is open to talks about rewording the Jewish State Law, says it's up to Lapid to change his behavior.Elad Benari, 12/1/2014, 6:15 AM