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Will Ofra be destroyed?

One of the largest cities in Binyamin, Ofra, recently lost its zoning permit for large swaths of the city. Arutz Sheva went to find out why.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2016, 6:22 PM

Jewish Home MK: No subsidy, no budget

MK Moti Yogev is championing tuition breaks for Religious Zionist schools. "The Jewish Home faction will pass this test."Ido ben Porat, 8/11/2016, 9:17 PM

Zionist union collapses to lowest level in poll

Opposition party would lose two thirds of this strength in elections, drop from 24 to just 8 seats, lowest level for Labor in history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2016, 1:14 PM

Justice Minister: Government will survive

At press conference, Ayelet Shaked touches on variety of topics, from the induction of Maale Adumim, to her possible defection to the Likud.Hezki Baruch and Haim Lev, 8/2/2016, 6:10 PM

Core Curriculum Law cancelled

A controversial counter-law now allows all Israeli schools - including haredi ones - to drop core subjects.Rachel Kaplan, 8/2/2016, 8:16 AM

'This government desperately needs a vacation'

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon gives exasperated prescription to cure the ills of internally feuding government.Shai Landesman, 8/1/2016, 4:11 PM

'Bennett and Shaked are the darlings of the left'

War of words between Jewish Home, Likud heats up. 'Netanyahu is attacking us because he wants to bring in Labor'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2016, 9:26 AM

'Moving to the Likud? Nonsense'

Justice Minister Shaked denies rumors she is planning to bolt Jewish Home for Likud. 'Bennett and I will enlarge party as much as possible.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2016, 9:06 PM

Rabbi Haim Amsalem joins Jewish Home party

Rabbi Haim Amsalem, formerly of Shas and Am Shalem, joins Jewish Home. Says he was motivated by their concern for Sephardim.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/15/2016, 9:52 AM

Jewish Home ministers: Netanyahu surprised us

Jewish Home ministers admit they were surprised by Netanyahu's decision to approve hundreds of housing units for Arabs.Chaim Lev, 7/5/2016, 5:13 AM

Smotrich: We need a new direction

Smotrich warns Netanyahu that support for a Palestinian state is "fueling" terrorism.Hezki Baruch, 7/3/2016, 10:46 PM

'We need to have one united religious party'

Tekuma faction looking for unity in national-religious camp - and elimination of party primaries.Hezki Baruch, 6/22/2016, 4:48 PM

Likud blasts Bennett over criticism of Netanyahu

Officials in the Likud outraged after Bennett criticizes Netanyahu for supporting a Palestinian state.Ben Ariel, 6/6/2016, 3:14 AM

'No Palestinian state as long as we're around'

Jewish Home chairman says he will work to bring down the government if it works towards establishing a Palestinian state.Ido Ben Porat, 6/3/2016, 6:13 AM

Jewish Home 'killing hope' of a Palestinian state

Special UN envoy to Middle East fumes after Justice Minister pledges to block establishment of Palestinian state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2016, 7:19 PM

Ariel condemns Bennett for 'achieving nothing'

Jewish Home minister slams party head for crisis with PM: 'what achievement, that the Security Council will do its job? All for headlines.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2016, 9:29 AM

Labor collapses to just 8 seats in latest poll

Left-wing plummets to all-time low in new poll, while Yesh Atid, UTJ, and Jewish Home surge.David Rosenberg, 5/30/2016, 8:37 PM

Shaked: Security Cabinet reform could save lives

Justice Minister notes the public benefits from recent government upheaval, despite falling-out between Netanyahu, Bennett.Shimon Cohen, 5/30/2016, 12:58 PM

Elders' Forum of Rabbis endorses Bennett

Deputy Defense Minister meets with Elders' Forum of National Religious Rabbis who expressed support for Bennett's demands to Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2016, 5:15 PM

Jewish Home ultimatum a highly calculated move

MK Shuli Muallem-Refaeli reveals in a special interview that the decision to threaten to leave the coalition passed an internal vote.Shimon Cohen, 5/29/2016, 3:06 PM

Bennett: The Cabinet must stop being blind

Jewish Home chairman elaborates on his demand to improve the Security Cabinet, stresses he will not back down.Ido Ben Porat, 5/29/2016, 5:15 AM

Jewish Home party rejects Netanyahu cabinet 'spin'

PM's nod to demand by Education Min. Naftali Bennett to overhaul Security Cabinet rejected by Bennett's party as mere spin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2016, 5:48 PM

Will Bennett be fired?

Political officials reportedly working on convincing Jewish Home to back Liberman's appointment as Defense Minister.Uzi Baruch, 5/27/2016, 6:14 AM

Negotiators claim coalition deal near

With coalition negotiations on the verge of a final agreement, Jewish Home demands changes in security cabinet operations.David Rosenberg, 5/24/2016, 9:48 AM

Could Jewish Home control Judea-Samaria?

Original coalition agreements gave Deputy Defense Minister Ben-Dahan control over Civil Administration; Ya'alon ignored them.Tova Dvorin, 5/20/2016, 9:28 AM

Bennett gives up on Foreign Ministry

In response to source saying Yisrael Beytenu's entry will see Bennett as FM, Jewish Home announces it won't change any portfolios.Ari Yashar, 5/19/2016, 9:50 AM

Zionist Union: Netanyahu scared of the Jewish Home

Zionist Union officials say coalition talks with Netanyahu are stalled, claim he is scared of the "Smotriches" of Jewish Home.Ido Ben Porat, 5/18/2016, 6:12 AM

Bennett, Liberman gain as Herzog plummets in poll

Nationalist camp surges in latest poll as Labor loses nearly half its seats. Likud led by Yaalon would face massive losses.David Rosenberg, 5/17/2016, 2:51 PM

Haredi MK: I'm working to have Jewish Home removed

Finance Committee chair blasts fellow UTJ MK for ties to Jewish Home.Michal Levi, 5/11/2016, 9:39 PM

PM offers Zionist Union nine gov't ministries

Unity gov't talks continue apace, as sources close to the prime minister say he's made a very generous offer to opposition leader Herzog.Shimon Cohen, 5/11/2016, 1:03 PM

Bennett: Netanyahu doesn't scare me

Jewish Home chief pledges to keep up the fight to maintain IDF presence in major Palestinian Authority cities, despite threats by Netanyahu.Uzi Baruch, 4/28/2016, 3:28 PM

Will Bennett be the next Prime Minister?

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked predicts Bennett will replace Netanyahu, adds ambition to chair Jewish Home.Uzi Baruch, 4/25/2016, 10:51 AM

Shaked: Incitement against Yaalon is very serious

Justice Minister denounces threats against Defense Minister, though insists they come from his own party.Matt Wanderman, 4/9/2016, 11:24 PM

Herzog: 'Preachy' Jewish Home should 'shut up'

Zionist Union head criticizes MK of his own party for terror whitewash, but also condemns Jewish Home for its criticism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2016, 6:32 PM

Ya'alon vs Jewish Home: 'Unprecedented abandon'

Political football on shooting continues, as Defense Minister charges Bennett's party with 'populist, political campaign of incitement.'Ido Ben-Porat, 3/27/2016, 6:00 PM

'Israeli sovereignty to the Tigris and Euphrates'

Jewish Home MK protests government and slams Herzog for his 'policy of withdrawal,' calls for annexation of Judea-Samaria.Eliran Aharon, 3/16/2016, 1:39 PM

Anger in Jewish Home: Women’s Day for Arabs only?

Jewish Home activists walk out of Knesset event when they discover they had been duped into a radical leftist-Arab conference.Gil Ronen, 3/10/2016, 3:05 PM

Poll: Israelis favor right-wing, religious parties

63% of Israeli Jews identify with right-wing/religious parties, only 16% identify with Left; just 30% believe 'settlements' harm Israel.David Rosenberg, 3/8/2016, 3:01 PM

Shaked rules out adoption of historic Levy Report

Minister says report defining Israel's Judea-Samaria presence as legal is 'impossible' now, says region's law enforcement is unbiased.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 2/11/2016, 4:07 PM

Ben-Dahan: Wording of 'suspension law' problematic

Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan explains why Jewish Home backed down from support of a bill allowing for MKs to be suspended for misconduct.Hezki Baruch, 2/10/2016, 4:43 AM

Jewish Home won't support law to suspend MKs

Citing 'troubling' language, Jewish Home announces it opposes Netanyahu-backed bill to suspend MKs for improper conduct.Hezki Baruch, 2/9/2016, 9:26 PM

MK Ariel: Reform prayer attacks 'Jewish tradition'

Ahead of cabinet vote on allowing egalitarian prayer services at Kotel, Uri Ariel says initiative will only spur 'conflict and division.'Hezki Baruch, 1/31/2016, 12:00 PM

Jewish Home divided on Reform prayer at Kotel

Uri Ariel blasts change to 'status quo' at Kotel while Bennett and Shaked appear primed to vote in favor of proposal to allow Reform prayer.Hezki Baruch, 1/31/2016, 9:54 AM

Bennett: Im Tirtzu campaign 'degrading'

Jewish Home politicians denounce Im Tirtzu for video campaign attacking left-wing Israeli artists as 'foreign agents.'Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 1/28/2016, 3:08 PM

PM to head ministerial committee on 'settlements'

Judea-Samaria to remain under Defense Minister's authority despite protests from Jewish Home.Hezki Baruch, 1/25/2016, 6:03 PM

Ya'alon's adviser: Jewish Home is 'harmful'

Defense Minister's senior political adviser takes to Twitter to blast Jewish Home amid a rift over Hevron eviction.Chaim Lev, 1/24/2016, 1:51 AM

Jewish Home calls out Bennett on Hevron eviction

Party's Samaria members ask 'is this government right-wing or leftist?,' demand Bennett take some action.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2016, 10:00 AM

Bennett thanks party leaders for their support'

Jewish Home hosts heads of party branches. Bennett: 'You are religious Zionists, not terrorists from Duma.'Ido Ben-Porat, 12/29/2015, 7:51 AM

Jewish Home MKs: Justice for Shaked

MKs call to dismiss, rebuke HUJI professor for calling Justice Minister a 'neo-Nazi.'Hezki Baruch, 12/28/2015, 7:24 PM

Ariel calls Duma arsonists 'anarchists'

Jewish Home minister responds to attack from Moshe Ya'alon: 'I don't think like' those who supported the Duma arson and murder.Cynthia Blank, 12/27/2015, 11:22 AM

Jewish Home & Tekuma headed for split?

Ideological differences, including Bennett's condemnation of suspected Duma arsonists, at root of dispute between the aligned factions.Hezki Baruch, 12/23/2015, 10:58 PM

Bennett establishes 'first Arab college' in Israel

At Jewish Home meeting, Education Min. announces academic college to 'keep leading' the work for Arab sector from his last gov't role.Hezki Baruch, 12/21/2015, 4:40 PM

MK Shuli Mualem visits Gush Katif Heritage Center

Jewish Home MK Shuli Muallem visits Gush Katif museum, says lesson of expulsion is that 'giving up land to the enemy only destroys lives.'Shoshana Miskin, 12/14/2015, 1:07 PM

Bennett supports students affected by terror wave

Education Minister Naftali Bennett takes 2,500 students from towns hit in the current wave of terror out for stimulating activities.Orly Harari, 12/13/2015, 9:03 AM

Bennett will return to the Knesset

Avi Wortzman forgoes opportunity to return to Knesset after Magal resignation, paving way for Jewish Home chairman to retake his seat.Hezki Baruch, 12/2/2015, 5:14 PM

Justice Min. and Meretz MK nearly come to blows

After accusing Jewish Home of 'shooting prime ministers between the eyes,' Ayelet Shaked demands Ilan Gilon stop 'slandering' her party.Cynthia Blank, 12/2/2015, 4:32 PM

Ex-IDF Chief Rabbi demands coalition crisis

Closing the Jewish Awareness department of the IDF is a red flag for Rabbi Ronsky.Hillel Fendel, 11/30/2015, 6:56 PM