Jewish Home appoints new chief

After Bennett's departure from Jewish Home, former IDF chief rabbi Rafi Peretz tapped to lead the party in 2019 elections.David Rosenberg, 2/3/2019, 7:40 PM

Report: Netanyahu considering alliance with Jewish Home

PM reportedly held talks last week on the matter, including with a senior religious Zionist figure. Jewish Home director denies reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2019, 11:39 AM

Jewish Home, National Union agree to joint election campaign

The two Religious Zionist parties agree to set up joint headquarters to coordinate election campaign.Tzvi Lev, 1/31/2019, 3:50 PM

Jewish Home approves: Committee will elect a chairman

Central Committee approves proposal according to which committee will choose party chairman, woman for third spot on Knesset list.Yoni Kempinski, 1/28/2019, 12:06 AM

The New Right reaches out to the haredi community

A Bnei Brak parlor meeting provides a window into Bennett and Shaked's efforts to target moderate haredim.Tzvi Lev, 1/24/2019, 9:39 PM

MK Moti Yogev: 'In the end we'll have to go back to Gaza'

MK believes Qatari money transfer is choice of lesser evil: 'Israel must take responsibility for Gaza, but at same time prevent chaos.'Benny Toker, 1/24/2019, 2:54 PM

Jewish Home: 'No one's qualified to approach candidates'

Jewish Home clarifies the organizing committee electing chairman requires approval of party central committee, to convene only on Sunday.Mordechai Sones, 1/24/2019, 11:50 AM

Tzipi Hotovely asked to lead Jewish Home

Jewish Home party offered Dep. Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely leadership of party. Why did she reject the offer?Shimon Cohen, 1/22/2019, 2:24 PM

Building the Jewish Home party

MK Moti Yogev writes about party turbulence and need for religious Zionism to unite under Jewish Home without looking to other parties.MK Moti Yogev, 1/21/2019, 10:07 PM

New outline for Jewish Home

Jewish Home activists gather in Lod, decide to convene Central Committee to approve an outline for choosing the party's Knesset list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2019, 12:03 AM

Jewish Home headed for primaries?

Jewish Home Central Committee does not approve proposal to choose the party's list for the Knesset by Central Committee members.Yoni Kempinski and Hezki Baruch, 1/17/2019, 11:25 PM

Veteran Jewish Home MK announces retirement from politics

Longest-serving Jewish Home MK won't run for additional term, announces retirement from politics.Hezki Baruch, Yoni Kempinski, 1/17/2019, 10:49 PM

'When Jewish Home picks candidates it will rise in the polls'

Jewish Home party attempts to rebuild following departure of Ministers Bennett and Shaked, plummet in polls.Hezki Baruch, Yoni Kempinski, 1/17/2019, 8:34 PM

Poll: Jewish Home fails to clear electoral threshold

Over 300,000 votes would go to parties that would not be in the next Knesset, new poll shows. Likud strengthens to 32 seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2019, 9:26 PM

'We intend to join forces'

Jewish Home Director General: "We will be an influential and decisive factor in the Knesset and in the next government."Hezki Baruch, 1/15/2019, 1:12 AM

'Shaked, come back'

Leading Jewish Home activists urge Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked to return to party, succeed Naftali Bennett as party head.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2019, 7:46 AM

Will a Druze man run with the Jewish Home?

Eyal Asad to compete for spot on Jewish Home list for the next Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2019, 5:31 AM

'The Jewish Home needs rehabilitation'

MK Nissan Slomiansky discussed the Jewish Home's tough situation following departure of Bennett and Shaked.Hezki Baruch, 1/4/2019, 4:36 AM

Poll reveals Smotrich preferred candidate to lead

Basheva survey gives slight advantage to HaYamin HeHadash over Jewish Home, but respondent confidence in choice very low.Mordechai Sones, 1/3/2019, 10:24 AM

Jewish Home cancels primaries

Committee to elect chairman of the party, list of candidates for the Knesset to be determined by Central Committee members.Hezki Baruch, 1/3/2019, 12:01 AM

'There's a great deal of anger at the way Bennett left'

Rabbi Zalman Baruch Melamed: Conference of rabbis in Jerusalem aimed at building a good representation that the public will follow.Eliran Aharon, 1/2/2019, 3:07 AM

Religious Zionist rabbis meet following split from Jewish Home

Leading religious Zionist rabbis meet in Jerusalem to discuss future f religious Zionism after Bennett, Shaked split from Jewish Home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2019, 6:43 PM

Bennett and Shaked respond: 'We reduced debts'

Hayamin Hehadasha party responds to claims from Jewish Home: 'Talk that Bennett and Shaked left debts exact opposite of reality.'Mordechai Sones, 12/31/2018, 4:57 PM

Poll: Jewish Home, Yisrael Beytenu fail to clear threshold

Two polls show Jewish Home failing to cross electoral threshold after party leaders bolt, form new faction.David Rosenberg, 12/30/2018, 9:38 PM

'Jewish Home will be strengthened by split with Bennett, Shaked'

MK Nissan Slomiansky says Jewish Home will emerge strengthened after departure of Bennett, Shaked.Benny Toker, 12/30/2018, 6:09 PM

How does 'New Right' fare in its first polls?

First poll since Jewish Home ministers broke away from party, established new faction shows them winning 10 seats. But at whose expense?David Rosenberg, 12/30/2018, 5:22 PM

National Union chief to quit party if he loses leadership race

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel won't run for Knesset with Jewish Home party if he loses leadership race in National Union faction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2018, 3:37 PM

MK Yogev: I will run for leadership of Jewish Home

'We will raise the banners of the nation, Torah, land, and state. We will strengthen religious Zionism, in the center and in the periphery.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2018, 10:17 AM

Ben Dahan: I intend to lead the Jewish Home

Deputy Defense Minister says he intends to run for leadership of party following departure of Bennett and Shaked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2018, 8:45 AM

Rabbi Druckman: Support the religious Zionist list

Leaders of Jewish Home and National Union decide to continue their partnership and run as one list in the upcoming elections.Hezki Baruch, 12/30/2018, 1:23 AM

Reactions pour in after Bennett's shock departure

'Extremists remain extremists.' Furious reactions pour in after Bennett and Shaked leave the Jewish Home party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2018, 9:12 PM

Jewish Home party thanks Bennett for 5 years of leadership

Following Bennett and Shaked's departure, Jewish Home party says he has great things in store for him in the future.Tzvi Lev, 12/29/2018, 8:55 PM

Bennett and Shaked form new political party

After 5 years of leading the Jewish Home, Bennett and Shaked to form 'HaYamin Hachadash'.Tzvi Lev, 12/29/2018, 8:26 PM

Smotrich: 'I will consolidate Religious Zionism'

Lawmaker says Bennett and Shaked's decision to abandon Jewish Home party is 'logical- they never came to lead Religious Zionism'.Tzvi Lev, 12/29/2018, 8:05 PM

Who will lead National Union in 2019 elections?

MK Bezalel Smotrich challenges Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel for leadership of National Union party ahead of April elections.Hezki Baruch, 12/28/2018, 11:30 AM

Jewish Home, National Union to split?

National Union chief says faction could split from Jewish Home, run on separate ticket. 'It takes two to tango, and that's not happening.'David Rosenberg, 12/26/2018, 8:12 AM

Ministers approve law to expel families of terrorists

Ministerial Committee for Legislation approves bill being promoted by Education Minister Naftali Bennett and MK Motti Yogev.Hezki Baruch, 12/16/2018, 11:20 PM

'You cannot be defense minister'

After Shaked raises Jewish Home demand that Bennett be DM, fiery exchange erupts between Netanyahu, Bennett, Shaked, and Katz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2018, 1:07 PM

National Union to debate voting against coalition after attack

With governing coalition resting on razor-thin 61 MK majority, National Union faction debates voting against coalition amid terror increase.Tzvi Lev, 12/13/2018, 3:46 PM

National Union warns of 'disastrous results' without unity

National Union leader calls on Jewish Home leadership to stop ignoring calls to negotiate unity agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2018, 9:19 PM

Minister Ariel: If we have to run alone, we will

National Union chairman and Agriculture Minister discusses the efforts to reach an agreement to run together with the Jewish Home.Ben Ariel, 11/29/2018, 6:37 AM

Netanyahu forgot what it is to be Rightist

Prime Minister is harming Israeli deterrence, not building in Judea and Samaria, and not expelling infiltrators because he has no threat.Chaim Lev, 11/27/2018, 7:04 PM

These are National Union's demands for unity with Jewish Home

National Union Central Committee demands that next Knesset list be composed of a ratio of 1:3.Hezki Baruch, 11/26/2018, 4:03 AM

'Hamas toppled Defense Min. - should we let them topple gov't?'

Leading Religious Zionist rabbi stands by Jewish Home ministers after decision not to quit coalition. 'We need a right-wing government.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2018, 11:27 AM

Jewish Home MK: We showed national responsibility

MK Yogev says party's decision to remain in coalition was made for the good of the nation, and believes Jewish Home voters appreciate this.Hezki Baruch, 11/20/2018, 9:15 AM

'Jewish Home ministers did the right thing'

Likud leaders praise Bennett, Shaked for remaining in coalition. Ex-Defense Minister Liberman and left-wing MKs blast decision.David Rosenberg, 11/19/2018, 1:02 PM

Jewish Home to remain in Netanyahu government

Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked say they will remain in Netanyahu's government despite his refusal to appoint Bennett as Defense Minister.David Rosenberg, 11/19/2018, 11:03 AM

Bennett, Shaked expected to resign on Monday

Jewish Home senior ministers reportedly set to resign from government Monday morning after Netanyahu refuses demand for Defense Ministry.David Rosenberg, 11/18/2018, 9:50 PM

Ben-Dahan to continue as Deputy Defense Minister

PM reappoints MK Eli Ben-Dahan as Deputy DM after Jewish Home threatens not to vote with coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2018, 8:33 PM

National Union prepares for early elections

Party to debate whether to run with Jewish Home faction again as new elections appear likely.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2018, 7:03 PM

The Jewish Home's threat

Jewish Home faction will not vote with coalition until Eli Ben Dahan reinstated as deputy defense minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2018, 6:50 PM

Netanyahu's proposal: Defense for stability

PM is expected to agree to appoint Bennett as defense minister, but obligate him and his party to remain in coalition until end of term.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2018, 11:59 AM

Jewish Home rises to 10 seats in new poll

Majority of the public doesn't want to see Bennett as defense minister while Likud reverses slide in a new survey.Tzvi Lev, 11/17/2018, 9:04 PM

Netanyahu scrambles to prop up coalition

After Jewish Home to leave coalition if Bennett not appointed defense minister, PM says Kahlon holds the key to prevent elections.Tzvi Lev, 11/17/2018, 5:44 PM

Elections likely after Kahlon vetoes Bennett as defense minister

Elections likely after Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon tells Netanyahu he will not accept Bennett serving as Defense Minister.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 8:44 PM

Report: Jewish Home planned on leaving gov't before Liberman

Jewish Home faction allegedly planned on mass resignation from gov't only to be preempted by Avigdor Liberman's Yisrael Beytenu.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 5:11 PM

MK Glick slams Jewish Home party over 'defense minister' demand

Likud MK attacks Jewish Home following its demand to grant defense portfolio to Bennett. 'The Jewish Home is a fringe right-wing party.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2018, 9:46 AM