Elkin: Building only for Arabs will be devastatingMinister Elkin calls for building homes in Givat HaMatos to prevent an entirely Arab enclave in Jerusalem.
'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.
Likud Minister: Amona must not be destroyedMinister of Jerusalem Affairs 'expects Defense and Justice ministers to push their ministries to do everything they can to protect Amona'.
Elkin: The Likud's victory saved IsraelMinister Ze’ev Elkin responds to secret letter between Herzog and Abbas in which opposition leader agreed to divide Jerusalem.
The 'strange saga' of Bennett's security demandsElkin puzzled by ultimatum to media on cabinet matters; security source reveals Bennett had access to info but didn't pick it up.
Elkin to Netanyahu: Take up Liberman's offerLikud Minister urges PM to seriously consider Yisrael Beytenu's conditions to join the coalition, instead of Zionist Union.
Minister: Joining with Labor will destroy Likud's futureLikud's Elkin warns a unity government would be an 'historic mistake,' as Zionist Union would pull coalition leftward to justify itself.
'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.
MKs left and right furious over 'Breaking the Silence' reportMKs demand investigation after TV report says leftist group may have gathered sensitive information.
Elkin outraged over reported secret Israel-PA talksMinister Ze'ev Elkin demands to know why Defense-Security Cabinet was not told about talks on transferring control of area A to PA.
Jerusalem Min: We all must support building throughout JerusalemJerusalem Affairs Minister Ze'ev Elkin calls on opposition to show their concern for Jerusalem by supporting construction throughout city.
PA official: Israel wishes PA will collapse, but it won't happenPalestinian security forces spokesman dismisses Minister Elkin's comments on PA's imminent collapse.
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.
Elkin says religious Israelis will soon become the majorityAt J'lem Conference, Jerusalem Affairs Minister insists that as religious sector grows stronger, Israel must try to prevent 'culture wars.'
Government approves egalitarian prayer section at Western WallGovernment approves egalitarian prayer section near Robinson's arch, promises to make it respectable and accessible to all.
Heavy fallout over Ya'alon's eviction of Hevron JewsYa'alon defends action against 'squatters' - Jews who bought 2 homes, coalition members in uproar, Bennett told to act.
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.'
Kahlon and Barkat agree to avoid future cutsJerusalem city council and Finance Ministry formulate agreement to avoid future budget cuts and layoffs in the city.
Netanyahu in no rush to implement Arab development planArab MKs livid after PM appoints committee to ensure Arab localities meet certain to conditions to receive land development budgets.
Likud ministers call to protest US spying on IsraelKatz demands an official protest on report of spying on Netanyahu, Elkin notes hypocrisy of Pollard case in light of report.
Record-setting numbers of new olim arrived in 201530,000 people made aliyah this year, largest amount in more than decade. All-time high of 7,900 from France.
Aliyah to reach 'record high' of 30,000 in 2015More Jews immigrated to Israel from France than any other country, with Ukraine as a close second.
100 million shekels to help terror-stricken Jerusalem businessesProgram aims to develop business sector, support tourism industry, and strengthen city's academic standing.
Elkin: I'll continue telling Tibi what I think of himMinister Ze’ev Elkin not deterred by the reprimand from the Knesset's Ethics Committee, says he'll continue to tell Arab MKs the truth.
'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.
Knesset punishes Arab MK for humiliating ministerMK Ahmd Tibi will not preside over plenum sessions for 2 weeks after he ejected Min. Elkin from podium.
Ahmed Tibi Has Minister Thrown Out of KnessetZe'ev Elkin accuses Ahmed Tibi of having blood on his hands, prompting Deputy Speaker to remove him from the Knesset.
2015 Aliyah to Top 30,000 JewsFrench 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.
Politicians Condemn Abbas's Incitement SpeechMinister Ze'ev Elkin says PA chairman is the chief instigator of terrorism and should be treated as such.
Ministers Disagree Over Late Night Anti-Terror RallyThe morning after: public officials squabble over appropriateness of ministers speaking at mass rally in front of Prime Minister's House.
MK Zoabi: Israel More Like Nazi Regime Than I AmIf 'settlers' keep trying to 'invade' the Temple Mount, radical Arab MK asserts, 'resistance' will continue.
Missing Israeli in Uman: Important Testimony ReceivedAs ZAKA rescue teams redouble efforts with witness testimony, ministers Deri and Elkin work to get permits to expand tools for search.
'Prisoner of Zion' Marc Dymshits Passes Away, Aged 88Refusenik 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.
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.
200 French Immigrants Arrive as French Aliyah Takes OffFrench Aliyah up 11% since 2014; Israel expecting between 30,000 - 35,000 new immigrants this year - the most since 2005.
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.
Minister Elkin Calls for Repeal of 2005 Samaria EvictionIf Minister Ze'ev Elkin gets his way, residents of four Samaria towns uprooted in the Disengagement will be able to return and rebuild.
Israeli Minister Urges French Aliyah Following Beheading AttackImmigrant and Absorption Minister Ze'ev Elkin calls on French Jews to move to Israel following Friday's gruesome attack.
Jerusalem Mayor Livid at J'lem Affairs Appointment'Jerusalem is not a consolation prize,' mayor Nir Barkat fires.
Cabinet Approves Erdan's Ministerial AppointmentWith governmental approval, motion to make Erdan Internal Security and Strategic Affairs Minister will go before Knesset vote Monday.
Elkin Refuses to Attend Vote on Erdan AppointmentAngered over loss of his position, Elkin declined to attend vote to appoint Gilad Erdan Internal Security and Strategic Affairs Minister.
Elkin: We Must Rethink How We View Ethiopian AliyahAbsorption Minister Ze'ev Elkin says Ethiopian Jews must be addressed as 'equals', vows to stop discrimination after protests.
'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.
Elkin: Don't Expect Major Judicial Reform This KnessetWithout necessary majority, thanks to Kulanu's opposition, major judicial reforms unlikely to pass through Knesset readings.
'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.
Elkin: Likud In No Hurry to Broaden the CoalitionLikud negotiating team member, MK Ze'ev Elkin, discusses compromises with Jewish Home and plans to broaden the government.
Mourning 'One of the Greatest Rabbis in Our Generation'Politicians, including former students, eulogize leading religious Zionist Rabbi Lichtenstein.
Lawsuit Barrage Against Leftist 'Settlement Boycott' GroupsLegal Forum for Israel says after High Court ruling requiring boycotters to compensate, it is preparing legal fusillade.
Jewish Home and Likud Coalition Negotiations BeginLikud Faction chair Ze'ev Elkin expresses hope that despite differences of opinion, a coalition of natural partners be built swiftly.
MK Regev: Stop the Hegemony of the Radical LeftLikud MKs Regev and Elkin defend Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu from attacks by the Left over the Israel Prize controversy.
'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.
Elkin: Livni 'Completely Lost It' on TVCoalition chairman denounces the derogatory comments made by Livni against PM Netanyahu on a satirical television program.
Gideon Sa'ar 'Completely At Peace' with DecisionIn an interview with Channel 10, Sa'ar stated after careful deliberation, he made choice not to run and is "completely at peace.'
'Deep Concern' over Impact of Elections on Defense BudgetIsrael needs over 1 billion shekels to return to the security level before Protective Edge, Elkin says.
Jewish Home, Likud Sign Surplus Vote AgreementAgreement to swing votes between parties in the event a surplus would help either one, as blocs begin to form ahead of elections.
MKs Right and Left Respond to Early ElectionsKnesset Members from across the political spectrum respond to failed meeting between Netanyahu and Lapid.
Elkin: The Coalition Won't Dissolve Over Jewish State LawCoalition chairman says he is open to talks about rewording the Jewish State Law, says it's up to Lapid to change his behavior.