Government approves increased yeshiva funding

The yeshiva budget will return to its pre-2013 level, set before Lapid became Finance Minister in previous government.Ben Shaul, 6/19/2016, 6:30 PM

What did Liberman give up on in joining the coalition?

Coalition agreement details show that aside from folding on death penalty law, Liberman made a key concession on being a minister.Ari Yashar, 5/25/2016, 2:40 PM

Liberman vows 'responsible policies' as coalition deal announced

Netanyahu and Liberman sign coalition deal, bury the hatchet after past mudslinging; PM calls on Herzog to join 'true unity government.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2016, 11:51 AM

Liberman, Netanyahu finalize coalition agreement

Yisrael Beytenu chairman headed towards the Defense Ministry, after an agreement is reached on pensions for immigrants.Ben Ariel, 5/25/2016, 1:58 AM

Bennett demands Netanyahu fix Security Cabinet flaws

As part of coalition agreement, Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett demands changes to Security Cabinet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2016, 1:18 PM

Ayelet Shaked and the Myth that Jews Stick Together

The glory of Israel, amid the disputes, can be found in the smallest of events. Jack Engelhard, 5/14/2015, 5:55 AM

Bennett: 'Our Hands Are Firmly on the Steering Wheel'

Party's Central Committee session at Nehalim ratifies coalition agreement, including ministerial jobs.Yoni Kempinski, Gil Ronen, 5/10/2015, 10:30 PM

Tekuma Threatens Bennett over Shaked Appointment

Tekuma faction in the Jewish Home says it'll split off if Uri Ariel isn't given the Justice Ministry instead of Shaked.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 5/6/2015, 2:14 PM

Lapid: Bibi 'Selling Out Israel' to Haredim

Yesh Atid head slams Likud's 'moral bankruptcy' for canceling criminal sanctions against draft refusers, restoring child stipends.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 4/29/2015, 12:35 PM

First Coalition Deal Signed Between UTJ and Likud

Haredi party UTJ becomes the first to seal negotiations as Netanyahu's coalition government starts to take form.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 4/28/2015, 5:55 PM

'Obama Pressuring Bibi against 67-MK Coalition'

Senior Jewish Home source estimates White House pressure is causing delay in signing coalition agreements.Gil Ronen, 4/28/2015, 9:08 AM

Moses: With Kahlon its 'Tools' But Us 'Blackmail'

MK Menachem Moses speaks out about near finished coalition deal between UTJ, Likud, shoos away naysayers.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 4/13/2015, 6:24 PM

What the Election Polls Told Us

In democracies where those in power take the people's views into account, polls which ask general qusitons can be a good source of information.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 4/5/2015, 12:34 AM

Will Arab Party Make Herzog PM?

Likud campaign staffer warns left-center coalition with Arab support can form a minority government. Jewish Home staffer disagrees.Gil Ronen, 2/11/2015, 10:32 AM

Yechimovich Won't Rule Out Coalition with Likud

In a television appearance, Labor MK Shelly Yechimovich says she "won't rule out" forming a coalition with Netanyahu or Liberman.Cynthia Blank, 1/18/2015, 10:57 AM

Israel's Domestic Coalition Politics and Foreign Policy

The bargaining around the referendum law demonstrates the omnipresent linkages between foreign policy and domestic politics, as the PM well appreciates. Prof. Shmuel Sandler, 8/20/2013, 12:39 PM

Yesh Atid Threatens to Bolt Coalition

Marathon ministerial discussion breaks up in disagreement over criminal sanctions against hareidim who do not enlist.Gil Ronen, 5/27/2013, 9:41 AM

Livni's Diplomatic Powers Fictional, Says Likud Source

Maariv: under terms of coalition agreement, Livni cannot make diplomatic moves without prior knowledge, consent from Netanyahu.Gil Ronen, 3/25/2013, 9:01 AM

Bennett: We Are 100% Behind Netanyahu

Bayit Yehudi chairman: The campaign is behind us, the negotiations are behind us, and we'll all stand behind Prime Minister Netanyahu.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 3/18/2013, 5:14 AM

Hareidi Enlistment Proposal Worries Activists

Pro-enlistment activists worry that Yesh Atid’s agreement on hareidi-religious army recruitment will have no real effect., 3/17/2013, 3:11 PM

For the First Time, Religious ‘Status Quo’ Out of Government

For the first time in Israel’s history, the coalition agreement does not include a commitment to the religious-secular “status quo.”Maayana Miskin, Chana Ya'ar, 3/17/2013, 11:20 AM

Obama Welcomes New Israeli Government

President Barack Obama says he "looks forward to working closely with the prime minister and the new government.", 3/17/2013, 4:04 AM

Bennett: We Are Obligated to All Israelis

Bayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett emphasizes that his party would be committed to all sectors of Israel society in the new government., 3/17/2013, 3:02 AM

Netanyahu Presents Coalition to Peres

"We stand before a decisive year in security, the economy and attempts to advance peace."Gil Ronen, 3/16/2013, 10:05 PM

Livni Blasts Bayit Yehudi

New Justice Minister: "I hope that on the diplomatic subjects, Lapid won't adopt Bennett's views."Gil Ronen, 3/16/2013, 7:55 PM

Coalition Agreements - Who Got What?

Yesh Atid receives 5 ministers, a deputy minister and 3 committees. Bayit Yehudi gets 3 ministers, 2 deputy ministers, and 1 committee.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/15/2013, 9:23 PM

Lapid: Not Afraid to Make Unpopular Decisions

Incoming Finance Minister clarifies: My job is not to be popular, but to lead.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/15/2013, 8:50 PM

Netanyahu: We have a New Government

Prime Minister writes citizens: "Thank you for awarding me the privilege of serving you as Prime Minister for the 3rd time."Gil Ronen, 3/15/2013, 5:07 PM