Liberman, Netanyahu finalize coalition agreementYisrael Beytenu chairman headed towards the Defense Ministry, after an agreement is reached on pensions for immigrants.
Bennett demands Netanyahu fix cabinet flawsAs part of coalition agreement, Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett demands changes to Security Cabinet.
Ayelet Shaked and the Myth that Jews Stick TogetherThe glory of Israel, amid the disputes, can be found in the smallest of events.
'Our Hands Are Firmly on the Steering Wheel'Party's Central Committee session at Nehalim ratifies coalition agreement, including ministerial jobs.
Tekuma Threatens Bennett over Shaked AppointmentTekuma faction in the Jewish Home says it'll split off if Uri Ariel isn't given the Justice Ministry instead of Shaked.
Lapid: Bibi 'Selling Out Israel' to HaredimYesh Atid head slams Likud's 'moral bankruptcy' for canceling criminal sanctions against draft refusers, restoring child stipends.
First Coalition Deal Signed Between UTJ and LikudHaredi party UTJ becomes the first to seal negotiations as Netanyahu's coalition government starts to take form.
'Obama Pressuring Bibi against 67-MK Coalition'Senior Jewish Home source estimates White House pressure is causing delay in signing coalition agreements.
Moses: With Kahlon its 'Tools' But Us 'Blackmail'MK Menachem Moses speaks out about near finished coalition deal between UTJ, Likud, shoos away naysayers.
What the Election Polls Told UsIn democracies where those in power take the people's views into account, polls which ask general qusitons can be a good source of information.
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.
Yechimovich Won't Rule Out Coalition with LikudIn a television appearance, Labor MK Shelly Yechimovich says she "won't rule out" forming a coalition with Netanyahu or Liberman.
Israel's Domestic Coalition Politics and Foreign PolicyThe bargaining around the referendum law demonstrates the omnipresent linkages between foreign policy and domestic politics, as the PM well appreciates.
Yesh Atid Threatens to Bolt CoalitionMarathon ministerial discussion breaks up in disagreement over criminal sanctions against hareidim who do not enlist.
Livni's Diplomatic Powers 'Fictional'Maariv: under terms of coalition agreement, Livni cannot make diplomatic moves without prior knowledge, consent from Netanyahu.
Bennett: We Are 100% Behind NetanyahuBayit Yehudi chairman: The campaign is behind us, the negotiations are behind us, and we'll all stand behind Prime Minister Netanyahu.
Hareidi Enlistment Proposal Worries ActivistsPro-enlistment activists worry that Yesh Atid’s agreement on hareidi-religious army recruitment will have no real effect.
For the First Time, Religious ‘Status Quo’ OutFor the first time in Israel’s history, the coalition agreement does not include a commitment to the religious-secular “status quo.”
Obama Welcomes New Israeli GovernmentPresident Barack Obama says he "looks forward to working closely with the prime minister and the new government."
Bennett: We Are Obligated to All IsraelisBayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett emphasizes that his party would be committed to all sectors of Israel society in the new government.
Netanyahu Presents Coalition to Peres"We stand before a decisive year in security, the economy and attempts to advance peace."
Livni Blasts Bayit YehudiNew Justice Minister: "I hope that on the diplomatic subjects, Lapid won't adopt Bennett's views."
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.
Lapid: Not Afraid to Make Unpopular DecisionsIncoming Finance Minister clarifies: My job is not to be popular, but to lead.
Netanyahu: We have a New GovernmentPrime Minister writes citizens: "Thank you for awarding me the privilege of serving you as Prime Minister for the 3rd time."