Gantz considering Rivlin proposal

Blue and White chairman reportedly willing to consider President’s proposal for a unity government with Netanyahu.Ben Ariel, Thursday, 5:31 AM

MK Bitan: Netanyahu should return the mandate tonight already

'Blue and White doesn’t want to negotiate because it wants elections,' Likud MK says.Michal Levi, Tuesday, 11:25 AM

Regev: 'Lapid continues his father's line of incitement'

Culture Minister attacks Blue and White's Yair Lapid, claiming he perpetuates anti-haredi line of his father in the 'Shinui' Party.Mordechai Sones, 10/3/2019, 10:41 AM

UTJ: We're not negotiating with Gantz

Haredi party responds to reports that it is holding secret talks with Blue and White party.Michal Levy, 10/3/2019, 3:33 AM

Blue and White party freezes unity talks

Blue and White party calls off meeting with Likud negotiators for tomorrow, claims demands not met.Gary Willig, 10/1/2019, 7:46 PM

Likud, Blue and White negotiations end in deadlock

Likud official: "Yair Lapid is hampering a unity government because he doesn't want a rotation between Netanyahu and Gantz."Ido Ben Porat, 9/29/2019, 1:09 PM

Blue and White MK: Rejection of Netanyahu is nothing personal

Ahead of meeting between Likud, Blue and White, MK Hauser asserts his party's rejection of Netanyahu is a matter of principle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2019, 8:34 AM

Netanyahu may return mandate to form gov't to Rivlin on Sunday

The Likud and Blue & White negotiation teams are meeting on Sunday morning. If no progress is made, PM Netanyahu may return mandate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2019, 8:35 PM

Labor MK urges Gantz: Don't give in to Netanyahu

MK Merav Michaeli says Blue and White chairman should wait for the opportunity to form a coalition on his own terms.Elad Benari, 9/27/2019, 4:59 AM

Levin: We are prepared to accept President's arrangement

Likud negotiating team head: 'We understand if we go to unity government with Blue and White, Netanyahu won't be PM entire term.'Mordechai Sones, 9/26/2019, 11:30 AM

Report: Likud offers Gantz extended term as PM

Likud reportedly offers Blue and White leader 3 years as PM if Netanyahu allowed to be PM first.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2019, 9:41 PM

The myth that Israelis did not vote for a right-wing government

The latest example in Israel of Fake News and the Big Lie is the myth being spread that Israelis voted on September 17 for a “national unity government."Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 9/24/2019, 6:59 PM

Likud: We will represent the entire right-wing bloc in talks

Likud pushes back on claims by Blue and White officials that Netanyahu plans to abandon right-wing allies in talks for unity government.Hezki Baruch, 9/24/2019, 12:03 PM

Gantz looks to break up right-wing bloc

Blue & White reportedly trying to foment tensions between Netanyahu and right-wing allies, telling them PM didn't mention them in talks.Hezki Baruch, 9/24/2019, 10:00 AM

Liberman: The entire argument is over who will be PM first

Yisrael Beytenu chairman reiterates he will only support government which includes his party, the Likud and Blue and White.Hezki Baruch, 9/24/2019, 5:06 AM

Netanyahu: Committed to the right-wing bloc

Netanyahu speaks to party leaders on the right, updates them on meeting with President and Blue and White chairman.Hezki Baruch, 9/23/2019, 11:15 PM

Is Gantz leading in PM endorsement count - or is Netanyahu?

Blue & White are hoping to disqualify Balad's votes for Gantz for PM, in which case Likud will be forced to try to form coalition first.Sara Rubenstein, 9/22/2019, 10:57 PM

Jews or Israelis - Who will form the next government?

Have the Blue and White Israelis forgotten that they live in what is known as The Jewish State? Is it the Arab parties on whom they intend to rely? Shalom Pollack, 9/22/2019, 6:39 PM

'Haredim are disqualified, terror supporters are embraced'

Bezalel Smotrich attacks Blue and White following report that the Arab Joint List may recommend Benny Gantz for prime minister.Hezki Baruch, 9/21/2019, 11:01 PM

INTO THE FRAY: A strange thing happened on the way to the voting booth

Arguably, Netanyahu’s gravest strategic miscalculation was not to call elections in May 2016 rather than capitulate to Liberman’s demand to be given the Defense portfolio.Dr. Martin Sherman, 9/21/2019, 9:50 PM

Gantz's commitment to Liberman

Blue and White reportedly promised Yisrael Beytenu leader he will be part of any coalition they lead.Ben Ariel, 9/20/2019, 4:04 AM

Blue and White's first challenge to enter the Knesset

Blue and White want to replace the Knesset speaker as soon as possible to prevent the dispersal of the Knesset.Michal Levi, 9/19/2019, 9:32 PM

Left-Arab axis leading

After counting 96% of vote: Two-seat advantage for Center-Left bloc, Joint Arab List rises to 13 seats.Mordechai Sones, 9/19/2019, 10:52 AM

'I want the Likud in the government'

Blue and White MK Elazar Stern tries to calm down the residents of Judea and Samaria.Yoni Kempinski, 9/18/2019, 5:34 AM

Blue and White MK: Netanyahu failed twice

MK Hili Tropper calls for Likud to join a government led by his party: We don't disqualify anyone.Yoni Kempinski, 9/18/2019, 4:05 AM

Gantz: Mission accomplished, we will work toward unity gov't

Blue and White chairman speaks at party headquarters in Tel Aviv: I spoke with Peretz and Horowitz, I will also talk to Liberman.Yoni Kempinski, 9/18/2019, 2:29 AM

'Establish a unity government to heal Israeli society'

MK Yoaz Hendel of Blue and White finds it difficult to see Netanyahu leading the next government.Yoni Kempinski, 9/18/2019, 2:13 AM

"Voters said 'no' to Netanyahu"

Final results of Tuesday's election will force establishment of broad unity government, says Blue and White MK Orit Farkash-Hacohen.Yoni Kempinski, 9/18/2019, 2:01 AM

Lapid: We won't sit in Netanyahu's government

Blue and White leader vows not to be a part of Netanyahu's government but doesn't rule out including Likud in a unity government.Elad Benari, 9/16/2019, 6:41 AM

Blue and White against Labor

Gantz and Lapid's party makes strategic decision to try to hurt Labor-Gesher party and keep it below electoral threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2019, 5:57 AM

Netanyahu hints Blue and White behind US spying report

Prime Minister Netanyahu hints Blue and White was behind Politico report saying Israel attempted to spy on the United States.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/13/2019, 8:14 PM

Poll: Likud regains lead

Right holds 58 seats, left 52 seats in latest poll, Likud regains lead after previous polls showed Blue and White ahead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2019, 8:32 PM

Lapid: 'Bibi's become serial loser'

'The man who said, "What I want, I get", doesn't get. Didn't win elections. Didn't get majority in Knesset. Didn't form government.'Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2019, 5:47 PM

Gantz: Netanyahu is making up election forgeries

Blue and White chairman: In order to cover up his own forgery, Netanyahu invents election forgery.Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2019, 3:03 AM

'They're stealing the election'

Prime Minister blasts Blue and White leaders for opposing law allowing security cameras in voting booths to prevent fraud in Arab sector.Hezki Baruch, 9/6/2019, 1:16 PM

Poll: Right in the lead, but cannot form coalition

Likud, Blue and White parties tied at 32 seats in latest poll, right leads 56 seats to 53.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2019, 9:09 PM

Bennett: We won't sit in Gantz-Lapid government

Ex minister unimpressed by Gantz's openness to including Shaked and himself in Blue and White-led gov't. "No way we'd sit in that gov't."Yehonatan Gottlieb, 9/5/2019, 11:11 AM

'Blue and White trying to copy our campaign'

Yisrael Beytenu chair says center-left Blue and White party copied his campaign for secular and nationalist government.Eliran Aharon, 9/4/2019, 4:14 PM

Likud MK: 'It's either Likud or Lapid - for the entire term'

Gideon Sa'ar points out: Blue and White party has adopted Yair Lapid's attitude towards haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 11:34 AM

Haredi MKs blast 'incompetent' Gantz

UTJ leaders fire back after Gantz declares he will act to form coalition without the haredim.Chaim Lev, 9/4/2019, 6:11 AM

Yair Lapid: I will be Prime Minister

Blue and White's #2 hopes Netanyahu will step down after the election, attacks senior Yamina members.Elad Benari, 9/4/2019, 4:09 AM

Gantz will not appeal to haredim as he abhors 'extortion'

'We'll turn to Likud to form government based on secular majority in Israel,' Blue and White Chairman promises.Mordechai Sones, 9/3/2019, 3:54 PM

Lapid: Jewish sovereignty not possible in Judea and Samaria

'Blue and White won't sit in government with Netanyahu, says Yair Lapid, mocking PM's pledge to annex Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2019, 9:21 AM

Gantz suspends campaign - Lapid blames Netanyahu

Blue and White chairman Gantz suspends campaign after Hezbollah missile barrage in the north. Minutes later, Lapid attacks Bibi.Hezki Baruch, 9/1/2019, 9:44 PM

Weekly summary: Israel's election campaign, thirteenth week

No election fever yet - and will it come at all? A rundown of events which may influence the elections less than three weeks away.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 8/30/2019, 5:45 PM

Plastic bullets fired at Blue and White gathering

Police arrest two suspects in firing of plastic bullets during Blue and White convention in Rehovot. Party leaders blame the right.Orli Harari, 8/30/2019, 3:12 AM

Blue & White denies claim Russians hacked its phones, computers

Russian embassy and Blue & White party push back on report that Russian hackers had gained access to senior members' cell phones.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/29/2019, 3:12 PM

'We will not sit with Arab parties in government'

MK Hendel responds to Arab MK's statement that Joint List ready to join Gantz-Lapid government. "We'll form nationalist unity government."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2019, 10:30 AM

Ayman Odeh to help Benny Gantz form Leftist government

Joint Arab List Chair MK Ayman Odeh does not rule out possibility of recommending Gantz as PM - and joining coalition headed by him.Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2019, 9:33 AM

Yisrael Beytenu signs vote-sharing agreement with Blue and White

MK Liberman: 'Agreement is technical issue, we don't want to lose a Knesset seat.'Hezki Baruch, 8/20/2019, 1:20 PM

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, 8/18/2019, 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