Motti Yogev steps down: Rabbi Peretz stole the party

MK Yogev leaves politics, attacks Jewish Home chairman: "Rafi Peretz does not deserve to be a public envoy."Hezki Baruch, 1/16/2020, 12:18 AM

Jewish Home refuses terms for alliance with Yahad

Former Interior Minister Eli Yishai demands two spots out of top 8 slots in joint Knesset list - but Jewish Home refuses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2020, 1:22 PM

'Unity talks with Jewish Home at an impasse'

Negotiations between Jewish Home and National Union towards formation of joint list fail to reach breakthrough one day before deadline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2020, 9:03 AM

Jewish Home confirms union with Otzma Yehudit

After heated discussion amid shouting and violence, Central Committee authorizes Rabbi Rafi Peretz to negotiate with other parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2020, 9:28 PM

Smotrich and Peretz meet: Strive for a broad unity

Leaders of Jewish Home and the National Union meet and agree to continue the dialogue in the coming days.Hezki Baruch, 1/9/2020, 11:20 PM

Jewish Home preparing to run without National Union, New Right

Sources within the Jewish Home say the party is gearing up for possible run without the New Right, National Union - but with Otzma Yehudit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2020, 5:36 PM

Smotrich refuses meeting with Netanyahu

National Union Chairman Betzalel Smotrich refuses meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu: 'Let him not interfere with religious Zionism.'Mordechai Sones, 1/7/2020, 7:54 PM

Rabbi Peretz pressured to hold primaries in wake of polls

Pressure increases on Jewish Home leader to allow primaries after TV polls predict bleak outlook for religious Zionism.Hezki Baruch, 1/3/2020, 4:16 AM

Yogev: The first step toward unity is to meet

Jewish Home activists invite MK Motti Yogev to attend a meeting of Jewish Home members with Minister Bezalel Smotrich.Hezki Baruch, 12/29/2019, 3:54 AM

Yogev: Agreement was signed without my knowledge or consent

Jewish Home MK Motti Yogev responds to agreement with Otzma Yehudit.Hezki Baruch, 12/22/2019, 2:19 AM

Jewish Home members to Peretz: Cancel agreement with Ben-Gvir

Dozens of Jewish Home members protest Jewish Home's merger with Otzma Yehudit. Read the full letter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2019, 10:39 PM

Jewish Home, Otzma Yehudit agree to joint run

Otzma Yehudit to get 3rd, 6th, 9th, slots on joint list, after Rafi Peretz, Itamar Ben-Gvir meet. Both sides call National Union to join.Hezki Baruch, 12/20/2019, 12:07 PM

Rift within Jewish Home deepens over party primaries

Senior party officials push back against Education Minister Rafi Peretz's bid to retain current Knesset list, call for open primaries.Hezki Baruch, 12/16/2019, 2:03 PM

'If Jewish Home won't hold primaries, we'll do it ourselves'

Activist threatens: 'If party doesn't announce decision to hold vote, we'll meet Thursday to vote ourselves.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2019, 12:04 PM

Jewish Home: 'We won't hold new primaries'

Jewish Home party says no time for new primaries, promises to work to keep unity, ensure right-wing government in upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2019, 11:27 AM

'I'm not afraid, I will win the primaries'

Jewish Home chairman unfazed by possible primaries for the leadership of the religious Zionist list.Hezki Baruch, 12/16/2019, 4:11 AM

'Unite or we'll vote for the larger parties'

New petition demands the religious Zionist parties unite and hold open primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2019, 6:37 AM

Smotrich calls on Ayelet Shaked to rejoin Jewish Home

Transportation Min. Smotrich urges MK Shaked to return to Jewish Home party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019, 11:42 AM

'The religious public needs one party'

MK Ofir Sofer: The current political situation requires the establishment of a unity government.Hezki Baruch, 10/29/2019, 6:40 AM

'No more splintered parties: Religious Zionists must unite'

Jewish Home MK MK Moti Yogev says needs of religious Zionist community can only be met if the parties representing them unite into one.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2019, 8:00 PM

'Religious Zionist parties must be in any coalition'

MK Motti Yogev criticizes breakup of the Yamina party, calls for unity on the religious right.Nitzan Keidar, 10/10/2019, 6:09 PM

It's final: Yamina breaks up

After series of delays, Knesset cmte unanimously approves split of Yamina into 2 factions: New Right and Jewish Home-National Union.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019, 10:29 AM

Jewish Home activists back Shaked: 'Merger proved itself'

Jewish Home activists say that if not for Ayelet Shaked, 'there would have been no vestige left of a right-wing religious party.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2019, 9:24 PM

Yamina splits into two factions

Yamina splits into Jewish Home-National Union and the New Right. They will hold coalition negotiations together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2019, 11:21 PM

'It was difficult to give up the top spot'

Jewish Home chairman says technical union with Shaked and Bennett will only last until the election.Ben Ariel, 8/1/2019, 6:02 AM

Jewish Home party approves unity deal with New Right

Rabbi Haim Druckman says Jewish Home continues to lead religious Zionism after unity agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2019, 10:59 PM

Report: Rabbi Peretz rejects meeting with Bennett

New Right accuses Jewish Home leader of not wanting to unify ahead of upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2019, 9:59 AM

Jewish Home Director-General: The public cries out for unity

Nir Orbach, Director-General of the Jewish Home party: We are faced with a tremendous challenge and we will meet that challenge.Hezki Baruch, 6/20/2019, 3:06 AM

Rabbi Peretz: The goal - 12 seats

Jewish Home's central cmte decides list for coming elections will be identical to last election's list. 'We won't be divided again.'Hezki Baruch, 6/19/2019, 8:48 PM

'The cat's out of the bag'

Likud, United Right, respond to MK Liberman's promise to support unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2019, 10:26 PM

Jewish Home Knesset list to remain as is

Jewish Home members adopt decision of party secretariat making party's Knesset list the same as in the last election.Hezki Baruch, 6/14/2019, 3:11 AM

New Right: Reports of alliance with Jewish Home are 'fake news'

Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked deny reports they agreed to run on joint ticket with Jewish Home and National Union. 'Fake news.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2019, 10:58 AM

'Rafi Peretz should lead United Right in next election'

Jewish Home MK backs party chairman Rafi Peretz's bid to lead United Right for second 2019 election.Hezki Baruch, 6/3/2019, 1:11 PM

'In politics you have to know how to overcome anger'

Voices in Jewish Home say party may have to let Bennett, Shaked back to ensure right does not lose seats like last election.Nitzan Keidar, 6/3/2019, 10:58 AM

Could United Right break apart?

Jewish Home party reportedly considering splitting from Otzma Yehudit after finding joint list did not increase voter turnout.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2019, 12:34 PM

Could new rightist alliance unite Bennett, Feiglin, and Peretz?

New Right chief Naftali Bennett reportedly making overtures to Zehut, Jewish Home, National Union, Otzma Yehudit for rightist alliance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2019, 8:00 AM

Will Jewish Home forgo pre-election primaries?

Jewish Home secretariat considering change to party constitution to allow party to run with same list as last election, without primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2019, 6:26 PM

Rabbi Peretz against Shaked's return to Jewish Home

Jewish Home chairman reportedly working to prevent party from readmitting Justice Minister who left the party in December.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2019, 5:50 PM

United Right holding out for Justice Ministry

As President Rivlin grants Netanyahu two-week extension for coalition talks, Union of Right-Wing Parties pushing for Justice Ministry.Hezki Baruch, 5/13/2019, 3:10 PM

'In the next elections we will get twice the number of seats'

Jewish Home holds first meeting to summarize the election. Party head Rabbi Peretz: We will demand the education and justice ministries.Ben Ariel, 5/3/2019, 6:06 AM

Gush Katif expellees to United Right: Don't forget us

Organization of Gush Katif evacuees demands United Right include issue of evacuees who remain in distress in coalition negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2019, 5:12 PM

'I spoke with Bennett and Shaked, I regret the results'

Jewish Home chairman calls leaders of New Right, expresses his regret over the results they achieved in the elections.Yoni Kempinski, 4/18/2019, 4:41 AM

'We'll keep our promises - Itamar Ben-Gvir will be an MK'

Jewish Home chief vows to keep promise to get Otzma Yehudit candidate into Knesset, will resign from Knesset using Norwegian Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 9:44 AM

United Right demands Justice, Education portfolios

Rabbi Rafi Peretz meets with PM Netanyahu: I have been personally deported. We cannot allow this to happen again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 6:33 PM

Likud rises to 36, UTJ falls to 7

Following count of special votes, Likud appears poised to gain one mandate, rising to 36, while UTJ falls by one seat to 7.David Rosenberg, 4/11/2019, 4:25 PM

Jewish Home: Committed to the south and to defeating Hamas

Jewish Home Chairman Rabbi Peretz invites PM Netanyahu to his home, says proportionate response to Hamas is 'off the table.'Hezki Baruch, 3/11/2019, 11:01 PM

Jewish Home MK okayed for run with Likud

Elections committee rejects petition against candidacy of Jewish Home MK on Likud list in deal to bring Otzma onto Jewish Home ticket.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2019, 10:48 AM

'I told Gantz: We won't join your coalition'

Rabbi Rafi Peretz explains why he is running with Otzma Yehudit, and why he ruled out joining a coalition led by Benny Gantz.Yoni Kempinski, 3/3/2019, 10:21 PM

22 Young Israel synagogues oppose nat'l org's defense of merger

Synagogues condemn Young Israel's defense of Netanyahu's political deal resulting in merger of Jewish Home and Otzma Yehudit.Ben Sales, JTA, 3/3/2019, 11:53 AM

Otzma Yehudit to be part of Judicial Selection Committee

Details of agreement between Jewish Home-National Union and Otzma yehudit revealed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2019, 2:41 AM

AIPAC criticizes Jewish Home-Otzma Yehudit deal

Pro-Israel lobby issues rare criticism of union between Jewish Home and Otzma Yehudit, which was brokered by PM Binyamin Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/22/2019, 9:07 PM

It's final: Eli Yishai's party won't run with Jewish Home

Parties submit lists of candidates for Knesset, Jewish Home list does not include Eli Yishai.Hezki Baruch, 2/22/2019, 11:04 AM

'Union of the Right-Wing Parties' submits Knesset list

Jewish Home, National Union and Otzma Yehudit submit list of candidates to the Central Elections Committee.Hezki Baruch, 2/21/2019, 11:47 PM

Eli Yishai to run alone

Yahad chairman not included in joint Jewish Home, National Union and Otzma Yehudit list for Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 2/21/2019, 11:37 PM

Poll: Gantz-Lapid 35, Likud 32

Latest poll released following merger of Yesh Atid, Israel Resilience shows Likud closing gap with left-wing joint list. Jewish Home at 6.David Rosenberg, 2/21/2019, 10:58 PM

After union with Otzma - poll gives Jewish Home 8 seats

United Right-Wing Parties list wins 8 seats in latest poll, following merger of Jewish Home, National Union and alliance with Otzma Yehudit.David Rosenberg, 2/21/2019, 10:33 PM

Idit Silman joins Jewish Home Knesset list

Social activist Idit Silman to receive third spot on Jewish Home list in place of Yifat Erlich.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2019, 6:25 PM