'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

Elkin: We Weren't Elected to Promote Livni's Agenda

MK Ze’ev Elkin says the Likud is determined to pass the Jewish State Law and isn't deterred by threats of an election.Shimon Cohen, 11/25/2014, 5:16 AM

A Compromise on the Jewish State Law?

Netanyahu plans to bring own version of 'Jewish State Law' before Cabinet Sunday. Bill will be a compromise between various approaches.Ben Shaul, Cynthia Blank, 11/20/2014, 9:54 AM

How Netanyahu Foiled Livni's Plan to Torpedo 'Jewish State' Bill

Loud dispute at Ministerial Law Committee after Livni scuttles the discussion on the National Law. Minister Uri Ariel calls it "sabotage".Hezki Baruch, 11/16/2014, 6:50 PM

'Jewish State' Law Up for Approval

The bill seeks to enshrine Israel's status as the nation-state of the Jewish people; will make Hebrew only official language of the state.Cynthia Blank, 11/16/2014, 8:46 AM

Bill to 'Reverse the Disengagement' in Samaria

Could Jews return to Homesh and Sa-Nur? Bill backed by several MKs to right the 'terrible decree' of the Disengagement.Tova Dvorin, 11/12/2014, 11:08 PM

MK Elkin: Livni's Sense of Justice Ends at Maale Adumim

Coalition Chairman MK Ze'ev Elkin (Likud) slammed Justice Minister Tzipi Livni for opposing the 'Labor Law' for Judea and Samaria.Moshe Cohen, 11/9/2014, 6:23 PM

Min. Peretz: I'm Leaving the Government

Hatnua member, former defense minister says Netanyahu 'has brought the country to a state of despair.'Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen, 11/8/2014, 10:43 PM

Nationalist MKs Praise Netanyahu's UN Speech

While leftist MKs rejected the Prime Minister's speech, nationalist MKs praised Netanyahu for exposing the PA's lies.Ben Ariel, 9/30/2014, 2:44 AM

Elkin: It's Okay to Say 'No' to Obama

MK Ze’ev Elkin says that Israel should say “no” to the U.S. if Israel's security is at stake.Nir Har Zahav and Elad Benari, 8/15/2014, 3:14 AM

Memorial Gathering in Outpost Dedicated to Three Israeli Teens

Special ceremony at Givat OzV'Gaon, named for three murdered Israeli teens, proclaims: 'We do not fear the murderers.'Tova Dvorin, 8/3/2014, 7:51 AM

MK Urges Israel to Finish Operation 'Decisively'

'We must beat Hamas until it waves a white flag,' MK Ze'ev Elkin declares.Benny Toker, Tova Dvorin, 7/30/2014, 10:46 PM

Bill: Released Terrorists to Return to Prison at Any Time

MKs from across the political spectrum unite to sign bill, which was approved for first reading.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/21/2014, 7:11 PM

MK Calls for Death Penalty, Annexation After Teens' Murders

Deterrence and sovereignty go hand-in-hand, according to MK Ze'ev Elkin.Tova Dvorin, 7/1/2014, 1:51 PM

Elkin: There is No Escaping Annexation

MK Ze’ev Elkin responds to INSS head who calls for another disengagement, says annexation is the answer.Uzi Baruch and Elad Benari, 6/30/2014, 2:16 AM

Senior MK Calls to Round Up All Terrorists Freed in Recent Years

MK Elkin, head of key committee, calls to re-imprison terrorists released in Shalit deal, recent 'gestures.'Shimon Cohen, Gil Ronen, 6/17/2014, 10:32 PM

Labor MK Suspended from Committees Over Media Leak

MK Omer Bar-Lev suspended from Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee for leaking a letter that should have been classified.Elad Benari, 5/20/2014, 2:12 AM

Netanyahu Finally Decides on Chair of Key Knesset Committee

Ofer Shelah and Ze'ev Elkin to serve as rotating heads of Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/2/2014, 11:11 PM

Elkin: Terrorist Release Could Topple the Government

Israel is portraying itself as weak when it agrees to release more terrorists, says Deputy Foreign Minister.Hezki Baruch, 4/11/2014, 5:15 AM

Elkin Blasts Livni for Meeting with PA

Deputy Foreign Minister says Livni's meeting with PA negotiators is a "disgrace."Elad Benari, 4/3/2014, 12:16 AM

Deputy Minister Urges Israel to Stand Strong Over Role in Talks

Deputy Minister Ze'ev Elkin, in Arutz Sheva interview, explains why Israel should stand strong - and prevent capitulating to PA.Tova Dvorin, 3/31/2014, 9:05 PM

Elkin: '1967 Lines' Are a 'Red Line'

Likud MKs will strongly oppose any negotiations that are based on the indefensible pre-1967 borders, warns Deputy Foreign Minister.Elad Benari, 3/10/2014, 4:12 AM

Pope Coming To Israel As 'Che Guevera of Palestinians'

Reports from sources close to pope reveal his upcoming visit meant as PA propaganda, Elkin calls reports 'exaggerated.'Ari Yashar, 2/5/2014, 8:16 AM

Elkin Responds to Kerry Threats: 'Build More Jewish Homes'

Deputy Foreign Minister urges government to build in the wake of Kerry's threats for a boycott.Tova Dvorin, 2/2/2014, 3:28 PM

Elkin: PMO Responsible for Responding to Rumors

Deputy Minister: rumors of Netanyahu's statements about Jews in a Palestinian State demand a harsh response.Tova Dvorin, 1/27/2014, 11:29 PM