'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

'Likud MKs Critical of Netanyahu Can Leave Govt.'

Source in Netanyahu's office says Likud MKs opposing proposal to put PA over Jews can quit, adds Bennett can leave too.Ari Yashar, 1/27/2014, 12:31 PM

Deputy Minister Elkin: PM's Plan 'Delusional'

Unprecedentedly harsh language from Deputy Foreign Minister against plan that 'contradicts Zionism.'Gil Ronen, 1/26/2014, 10:35 PM

Dept. Foreign Minister Tells EU Envoy to End 'Double-Standards'

In meeting with EU Ambassador, Elkin gives documents showing PA incitement and EU hypocrisy in different conflict zones.Ari Yashar, 1/22/2014, 5:19 PM

Report: Likud Nationalists Planning ‘Rebellion’

MKs Hotovely, Elkin, among those reportedly planning to defy Netanyahu in case of land concessions.Maayana Miskin, 1/21/2014, 11:13 PM

Liberman Calls on EU Envoys to Explain Pro-Palestinian Bias

Following EU call on Israel to explain building in Judea and Samaria, Israel fires back with its own demands for an explanation.Tova Dvorin , 1/17/2014, 10:47 AM

Israel Asks Germany to Keep Stolen Art in Jewish Hands

Deputy FM Elkin urges Germany to give any Jewish-owned art from Munich trove to Jewish or Israeli museums if heirs are not found.Elad Benari, 12/3/2013, 5:13 AM

Elkin: Israel Can Act Alone Against Iran

Deputy Foreign Minister backs recent statements by others that Israel can defend itself and will act alone against Iran if necessary.Elad Benari, 11/20/2013, 6:13 AM

Norwegian Foreign Minister Visits Israel

During a friendly meeting with the largest donor country to the PA, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Elkin condemns PA hate education.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/28/2013, 4:26 PM

Paraguay to Re-open Embassy in Israel

Foreign Minister Ze'ev Elkin participated in the inauguration of President Horacio Cartes and met with Paraguay's Jewish community.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/15/2013, 10:18 PM

Elkin: Lapid's Criticism Harsher than Americans'

Deputy Foreign Minister scolds Finance Minister over objection to new tenders.Gil Ronen, 8/12/2013, 10:27 AM

Dep. Min. Elkin: Time to Stop All Gestures to PA

De facto foreign minister hints EU projects with Palestinians are in danger because of EU sanctions.Gil Ronen, 7/19/2013, 1:12 PM

Ministers Warn: Rein in EU or We'll Trip Up Kerry

Bennett and Elkin say they will sabotage efforts to restart talks with PA if EU boycott is not cancelledGil Ronen, 7/17/2013, 10:32 AM

Danon, Likud 'Rebels' Poised to Seize Key Positions

Concessions to Palestinians will be less likely after today's vote for party institutions, say analysts.Arutz Sheva, 6/30/2013, 6:28 PM

Embassy Falsfied Netanyahu Speech?

Watchdog group complained that embassy in Washington falsely claimed Netanyahu endorsed 2-state solution in Knesset.Arutz Sheva, 6/15/2013, 10:30 PM

Elkin Calls Out Google for Recognizing 'Palestine'

Deputy FM calls on Google to reconsider its decision to use the name "Palestine" instead of "Palestinian Territories".Elad Benari, 5/6/2013, 4:16 AM

Elkin: Netanyahu Wants to Adopt Levy Report ASAP

PM Netanyahu has expressed interest in adopting the Levy Report as soon as possible, MK Ze’ev Elkin tells Arutz Sheva.Elad Benari, 10/29/2012, 6:16 AM

Elections in Israel Maybe in February

Netanyahu is expected to announce new elections this evening that will take place as soon as February. Scott Krane, 10/9/2012, 5:35 PM

Knesset's Israel Lobby Meets in Migron

Members of the Knesset’s Land of Israel lobby meet at Migron, call to preserve its Jewish identity.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 8/28/2012, 6:13 AM

Coalition Chairman Admits Likud-Hareidi Tension

MK Ze'ev Elkin warns a rift between Likud and hareidi parties would split right wing bloc.Gil Ronen, 7/10/2012, 11:05 AM

Stop Abbas ‘Salami System,' Says Coalition Leader

Annex Judea and Samaria and stop the Palestinian Authority’s “salami system” of taking land, says coalition head Elkin.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/9/2012, 9:32 AM