Benny Gantz: There will be no splits in Blue and White

'There are elements in the political system which would like to disrupt our activities,' Gantz says.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 11:45 PM

Blue & White reaches out to Arab voters in bid to defeat Likud

With polls showing the Likud holding narrow but consistent lead, Blue and White ratchets up efforts to win over Arab voters.David Rosenberg, 8/9/2019, 11:52 AM

Gantz in Gush Etzion: We'll continue to build in the blocs

"The terrorists will not be able to break our spirit. The IDF and the security forces will chase them and capture them - alive or dead."Hezki Baruch, 8/9/2019, 4:09 AM

Gantz: In the next round, we will defeat Hamas

"If necessary, we'll frustrate its leaders and crush the region. We'll act on the ground as much as we want," Blue and White chair promises.Hezki Baruch, 8/6/2019, 1:45 PM

Blue and White heading towards breakup?

'Lapid wants to distance himself from Blue and White and put Yesh Atid back into the fight against haredim,' party official says.Michal Levy, 8/6/2019, 11:59 AM

'It's anti-Semitic': Blue and White ad incites against haredim

Blue and White campaign video paints religious, haredi, ministers as money-sucking parasites, PM Netanyahu as caring only about himself.Chana Roberts, 8/5/2019, 2:54 PM

Poll: 54 seats for right-wing bloc without Liberman

Blue and White is the largest party, with 30 seats, while Likud gets 29. United Right in 3-way tie for third largest party, with 11 seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2019, 8:53 AM

Second Israeli elections weekly report: 9th week July25-July31

Election lists are in. Who is running and in which party?Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 8/2/2019, 9:26 AM

Gantz: 'I want to replace Netanyahu, not sit together with him'

Benny Gantz stated he would call for a unity gov't after elections. A few minutes later, he retracted his words.Hezki Baruch, 8/1/2019, 8:00 PM

Gantz trying to woo the haredim?

Blue and White chairman tells haredim that MK Lapid 'doesn't hate haredim,' urges not ruling anyone out, says leadership should stay haredi.Michal Levi, 7/31/2019, 3:03 PM

Haredim protest Blue & White chief's visit to Bnei Brak

Hundreds of residents demonstrated against the visit of the Blue and White chairman. 'The haredi community only supports Netanyahu.'Hezki Baruch, 7/26/2019, 8:18 AM

Nir Barkat calls for unity government with Blue & White

Likud MK and ex-Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat endorses establishment of unity government with center-left Blue White party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2019, 10:53 AM

Benny Gantz shifts strategy

Blue and White chair won't attack PM on a personal level. Sources close to Gantz: 'He doesn't want to close door on partnership with PM.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2019, 9:30 AM

Poll: Likud 30, Blue & White 30, United Right 12

New poll shows alliance between right-wing parties wouldn't bolster Netanyahu's chances of forming new government.David Rosenberg, 7/22/2019, 8:40 AM

Tension in Blue and White

MK Omer Yankelevich (Blue and White) was caught in the act removing sensitive materials from the party. Benny Gantz granted her immunity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2019, 10:12 PM

Arutz Sheva poll: Likud 31, Blue and White 28

According to poll, neither left nor right able to form coalition without Yisrael Beytenu party.Ido Ben Porat, 7/17/2019, 8:34 PM

Darkness according to Bogie Ya'alon

Please enlighten us, Bogie. Explain to us Religious Zionists why freedom to choose is backward. David Rubin, 7/17/2019, 7:25 AM

Gantz: 'We're getting ready for the day after Netanyahu'

At the official campaign launch rally for Blue & White, Benny Gantz claims that even the Likud is getting ready for the day after Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2019, 10:50 PM

Likud rips Blue & White for hiring ex-Obama strategist

'Have you gone crazy? Fire him!' New Likud ad campaign rails against Blue & White's new American strategist Joel Benenson.Sara Rubenstein, 7/12/2019, 1:27 PM

'We're not threatening to uproot anyone'

Blue and White Chair claims party wants agreement not requiring uprooting settlements, talks about meeting with religious Zionist rabbis.Mordechai Sones, 7/11/2019, 12:26 PM

Poll: Likud, Blue and White tied at 30 seats

New poll shows neither right nor left blocs winning enough Knesset seats to form a government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2019, 8:54 PM

'Netanyahu is not the only one who will preserve the land'

MK Tropper does not volunteer details about meeting between Benny Gantz and religious Zionist rabbis, but strives for respectful discourse.Shimon Cohen, 7/9/2019, 5:43 PM

Blue and White: Parents will pay less in school fees

New party issues its first brag, says Israeli parents will now pay less in school fees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2019, 5:19 PM

Benny Gantz recruits Obama campaign strategist

Joel Benenson, chief campaign strategist for Hillary Clinton's presidential bid and advisor for both Obama campaigns, hired by Blue & White.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2019, 9:51 AM

Ya'alon: 'Only Lapid supports rotation agreement'

Leaked recording reveals ongoing split within Blue and White party over Lapid's demands to share premiership with Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2019, 9:30 AM

Blue and White: 'No need to join with new parties'

Blue and White's MK Ya'alon says Gaza is a humanitarian-economic issue, Blue and White will run 'exactly as it did in April.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2019, 9:42 AM

Unity government? 'We'll form a government without Liberman'

Likud, Blue and White, say they may be willing to form a unity government - without Yisrael Beytenu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2019, 10:51 PM

Gantz: Defense begins with deterrence

Blue and White party tours, holds weekly meeting in Ashkelon, vows to protect residents better than Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2019, 6:16 PM

'Gantz is like a turtle, taking forever to make a decision'

Senior Blue and White officials complain that party leader Benny Gantz takes extremely long time to make even the simplest decisions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2019, 8:54 AM

Likud estimates: Kulanu voters may vote for Blue and White

Likud believes Blue and White may be able to sway right-wing Kulanu's voters, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2019, 10:41 PM

Knesset Speaker: 'I am no one's emissary'

Yuli Edelstein urges support for canceling elections, while Blue and White MKs call for PM Netanyahu to leave the Likud and step down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 12:34 PM

Likud: Netanyahu did not offer rotation to Gantz

Likud, Blue and White, fiercely deny reports of offer for Benny Gantz to rotate as prime minister with PM Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 11:23 AM

Did Blue and White and Likud discuss election cancellation?

Channel 12 reported that talks were held between the two large parties to cancel elections by a majority of 80 MKs.Chaim Lev, 6/24/2019, 1:09 AM

Ya'alon: Lapid a burden on Blue and White

Ex Defense Minister reportedly says rotation agreement between Benny Gantz, Yair Lapid scares off voters concerned about Lapid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2019, 9:57 PM

Lapid and Barak held secret meeting

MK Yair Lapid met secretly with former PM. The two may be looking into cooperating ahead of the Knesset elections.Ben Ariel, 6/17/2019, 6:09 AM

Roll out the generals: 'Blue and White' appeals to the Right

Generals notwithstanding, the Left has failed miserably in recent years in the vital national goals of re-settling the Land of Israel and defeating Israel’s enemies. David Rubin, 6/12/2019, 4:12 PM

'Lapid has to tone down anti-haredi rhetoric'

Blue & White party's strategic adviser urges Lapid to soften anti-haredi rhetoric, warns he could imperil party's chances of forming gov't.Haim Lev, 6/10/2019, 2:07 PM

Ya'alon: We'll all run together till the end

Blue and White leader says party will keep previous Knesset slate for upcoming elections, calls Trump peace plan is 'realistic.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2019, 1:31 PM

Blue and White targeting right-wing voters ahead of new election

Hoping to defeat Netanyahu, Blue and White launches campaign focusing on former generals, security bona fides to win over right-wing voters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2019, 8:49 AM

Blue and White: Don't appoint ambassadors before elections

Blue and White party appeals to A-G, demands that Netanyahu be prohibited from appointing new ambassadors during the election period.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2019, 5:41 AM

Gantz and Lapid to continue rotation agreement

Gantz, Lapid, Ya'alon and Ashkenazi gather to discuss the party's preparations for the upcoming elections.Hezki Baruch, 6/3/2019, 4:41 AM

Labor to join Blue and White - or Meretz?

Labor chief announces plans to run with either Meretz, or Blue and White party, as poll shows Labor failing to cross electoral threshold.Hezki Baruch, 5/31/2019, 12:14 PM

Poll: Right-wing bloc gains seats, Labor disappears from Knesset

Likud gains 2 seats after merger with Kulanu, Blue & White sinks. Labor wiped off of political map. Broad right-wing alliance nets 7 seats.David Rosenberg, 5/31/2019, 10:42 AM

'Yair Lapid is hurting us,' Blue and White senior officials say

Blue and White is aware that Lapid's presence will prevent the haredim from joining them in a future coalition agreement in the next gov't.Sara Rubenstein, 5/31/2019, 9:16 AM

Lapid: No promises I'll stay Benny Gantz's number 2

MK Yair Lapid blasts plan to head to early elections - but hints if they are held, he may not run again as 2nd on Blue and White joint list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 10:03 AM

'Likud without Netanyahu will be invited to Gantz government'

Blue and White prepares to receive mandate for next government. MK Merav Cohen: We'll propose to Likud to join after leader is replaced.'Shimon Cohen, 5/27/2019, 4:50 PM

Netanyahu orders Likud MKs to back vote to dissolve Knesset

Likud pushing for dissolution of 21st Knesset, while Blue and White plans to vote against measure, hoping to receive premiership.David Rosenberg, 5/27/2019, 8:08 AM

'Do not allow Israel to turn into Turkey'

Blue and White activists demonstrate outside homes of senior members of future coalition against "Immunity Law".Hezki Baruch, 5/23/2019, 2:09 AM

Haredi female MK: I'm not defecting to the Likud

Omer Yankelevich, a haredi Blue and White MK says that she does not represent the haredi sector.Haim Lev, 5/10/2019, 2:33 PM

Haredi MK: No chance of leaving Blue and White

MK Omer Yankelevich denies reports Likud has sought to bring her over from the Blue and White party, says she believes in Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2019, 6:12 PM

Likud trying to recruit Blue and White's haredi MK?

Negotiators from Likud reportedly attempting to woo freshman MK away from Blue and White, paving way for government without Liberman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2019, 9:41 AM

Blue and White: We won't join unity government

Representatives of Blue and White party rejected president's overtures for unity government, recommend Benny Gantz for premier.Hezki Baruch, 4/15/2019, 11:58 AM

Gantz: I'll be prime minister

Blue and White chairman in TV interview: 35 seats is an unprecedented achievement. I'm 100% certain I'll be prime minister one day.Elad Benari, 4/15/2019, 6:38 AM

TODAY: Free Live Online Post Elections Analysis/Q&A

This Sunday a live online event will be held analyzing the election results and how it will affect the next government coalition.Sharona Eshet-Kohen, 4/14/2019, 3:58 PM

Herzog: Blue and White may be the new Labor party

Jewish Agency leader says Labor party's historic role in development of Israel has come to an end.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2019, 4:04 PM

Lapid: We will make life miserable for Likud

Blue and White co-leader vows to bring down Likud government, win election in 2020.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2019, 9:35 PM

Gantz concedes election: 'We respect the will of the people'

Blue and White leader concede defeat as poll numbers show right-wing bloc winning 65 Knesset seats.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2019, 8:12 PM