Liberman slams emerging coalition, says his party kept its word

Liberman slams emerging coalition, says his party kept its word

Yisrael Beytenu chair lashes out against the unity Netanyahu-Gantz government in the works.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2020, 10:55 PM
Litzman: Switch to daylight saving time may be postponed to May

Litzman: Switch to daylight saving time may be postponed to May

Health Minister says daylight saving time may be postponed so Israelis remain at home more, attacks Liberman for 'circulating blood libel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2020, 9:35 PM
Shas vows to oppose minority government

Shas vows to oppose minority government

Shas pledged support to PM Netanyahu and promised to oppose minority gov't.Eitan Divinsky, 3/8/2020, 4:48 PM
Gantz on Liberman's conditions: 'Agreed'

Gantz on Liberman's conditions: 'Agreed'

Blue and White chair responds to Liberman's conditions for joining a coalition. 'We must move forward.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2020, 1:41 PM
Miri Regev to Liberman: 'Whom are do answer to?'

Miri Regev to Liberman: 'Whom are do answer to?'

Culture Minister Miri Regev questioned Liberman's motives for supporting a law that would block Netanyahu from forming a gov't.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2020, 4:34 PM
Liberman accuses haredi MK Gafni of 'idolatry'

Liberman accuses haredi MK Gafni of 'idolatry'

Yisrael Beytenu head accused MK Gafni and his supporters of "idol-worship," said he didn't represent Jewish values.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2020, 6:39 PM
Liberman doesn't rule out sitting in gov't with Meretz

Liberman doesn't rule out sitting in gov't with Meretz

"It all depends on the basic guidelines," Yisrael Beytenu chair says, estimating that "a unity government will not be established.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2020, 9:53 AM
Modi'in mayor: 'We will not run public buses on Shabbat'

Modi'in mayor: 'We will not run public buses on Shabbat'

Avigdor Liberman accuses Modi'in mayor of turning Modi'in into Modi'in Ilit, a haredi town. Gafni calls Liberman a hypocrite.Michal Levi, 1/5/2020, 10:12 PM
'With no choice I'll sit with Liberman but I'll mistrust him'

'With no choice I'll sit with Liberman but I'll mistrust him'

'I can tell you who won't break - us. Every week we sit, look in each other's eyes, and declare the bloc is alive and well.'Mordechai Sones, 11/7/2019, 7:23 AM
Report: Netanyahu waiting for declaration from Liberman

Report: Netanyahu waiting for declaration from Liberman

Netanyahu reportedly waiting for Liberman to declare he will oppose left-wing gov't relying on Arab votes before returning mandate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2019, 9:26 AM
How much do the haredim cost us?

How much do the haredim cost us?

United Torah Judaism launches video to shatter haredi stigma, under heading 'How much the haredim save us.'Mordechai Sones, 9/12/2019, 2:12 PM
Aryeh Deri: 'Shas loyal to Netanyahu no less than Likud members'

Aryeh Deri: 'Shas loyal to Netanyahu no less than Likud members'

Shas Chairman visits Netivot, 'Our Knesset Members equally loyal to Prime Minister, more than some of his Likud members.'Mordechai Sones, 9/3/2019, 10:01 PM
Liberman: Labor chair and Netanyahu have a deal

Liberman: Labor chair and Netanyahu have a deal

Yisrael Beytenu chair: 'Obviously there is a price for this deal, obviously the price is Amir Peretz’s presidency.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2019, 9:07 AM
Liberman: Every narrow government is trouble

Liberman: Every narrow government is trouble

Yisrael Beytenu chair says he won't sit in government with Barak, Shafir and Meretz - neither will he sit with Rabbi Peretz and Smotrich.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2019, 10:42 AM
Liberman tries to block anti-haredi mayor from registering party

Liberman tries to block anti-haredi mayor from registering party

Liberman's petition claims that Ron Kobi's new party, The Secular Right, will confuse voters and cause damage to Yisrael Beyteinu.Sara Rubenstein, 7/4/2019, 10:21 PM
Liberman: Vote Yisrael Beytenu for a haredi-free government

Liberman: Vote Yisrael Beytenu for a haredi-free government

Yisrael Beytenu campaign video calls for 'nationalist, liberal government without haredim.' Liberman: 'You get what you vote for.'Tal Polon, 6/23/2019, 3:49 PM
Bothered by deficit? 'Liberman made demands in the billions'

Bothered by deficit? 'Liberman made demands in the billions'

Sources in Likud reject Liberman's assertion he 'discovered' budget deficit, thus deciding to work for unity government without the haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2019, 11:37 AM
Liberman: Shameful race over who can flatter the haredim more

Liberman: Shameful race over who can flatter the haredim more

Yisrael Beytenu chair explains why he changed his political position, declaring support for unity government.Hezki Baruch, 6/16/2019, 10:40 AM
'Liberman lost mandate to sit in right-wing government'

'Liberman lost mandate to sit in right-wing government'

MK Ofir Sofer (Union of Right-Wing Parties) sees MK Avigdor Liberman as the sole person responsible for the repeat elections.Shimon Cohen, 5/30/2019, 8:36 PM
Yair Netanyahu: Liberman demanded an AG to close criminal cases

Yair Netanyahu: Liberman demanded an AG to close criminal cases

The PM's son, Yair, claims that Liberman's main coalition demand in 2009 from his father was the appointing of an AG for his own benefit.Sara Rubenstein, 5/30/2019, 6:19 PM
Draft Law: Gerrer Rebbe in rare recording

Draft Law: Gerrer Rebbe in rare recording

Admor of Gur explains significance of making decisions on sensitive matter like Draft Law: 'I do all I can about recruitment.'Mordechai Sones, 5/30/2019, 11:42 AM
Liberman: We're not looking to bring down Netanyahu

Liberman: We're not looking to bring down Netanyahu

Yisrael Beytenu chairman: Our sole motive is to 'uphold the principles and commitments given to the public before the elections.'Hezki Baruch, 5/28/2019, 9:41 AM
No agreements at Netanyahu-Liberman meeting

No agreements at Netanyahu-Liberman meeting

Senior Likud official says conversation ended in 'explosion'. Haredi parties said they received signals elections would be held.Mordechai Sones, 5/27/2019, 7:46 PM
Senior official: We won't allow religious Zionism to be trampled

Senior official: We won't allow religious Zionism to be trampled

Senior Right Parties Union source to PM: Even if agreement reached with Liberman, without Justice portfolio, party won't enter government.Mordechai Sones, 5/27/2019, 7:34 PM
Liberman: I'm happy to run with Shaked in the next elections

Liberman: I'm happy to run with Shaked in the next elections

Yisrael Beyteinu chairman Liberman says he will vote for the dissolution of the Knesset and will be happy to join with Ayelet Shaked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2019, 9:28 PM
Shas: Liberman is not being truthful

Shas: Liberman is not being truthful

The Shas party rejects the claims voiced by Yisrael Beiteinu chairman. 'He's using the draft law as an excuse to topple the gov't.'Hezki Baruch, 5/26/2019, 4:51 PM
Litzman: Not afraid of going back to elections

Litzman: Not afraid of going back to elections

Deputy health minister emphasizes his UTJ party not afraid of elections, reminding Liberman of his relatively small number of seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2019, 12:29 PM
Defense portfolio to return to Liberman

Defense portfolio to return to Liberman

Liberman set to return to defense ministry, and has already met, with PM's approval, with chief of staff and Shin Bet head.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2019, 9:52 AM
Lapid tempts Liberman

Lapid tempts Liberman

Yesh Atid Chairman tries to tempt Liberman not to enter Netanyahu government in return for promise to provide immigrant pension solution.Mordechai Sones, 5/16/2019, 12:16 PM
What are Liberman's demands? Not just the Defense portfolio

What are Liberman's demands? Not just the Defense portfolio

The main issue that hinders the inclusion of Yisrael Beytenu is the Draft Law, and the solution seems to be the Override Clause.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2019, 12:19 AM
'If I was in Netanyahu's place, I would be nervous'

'If I was in Netanyahu's place, I would be nervous'

Could Avidgor Liberman's demands torpedo efforts to build a right-wing - religious coalition government? Raviv Drucker weighs in.103FM, 4/28/2019, 9:25 PM
No agreement on haredi draft

No agreement on haredi draft

First round of coalition talks between Likud and Yisrael Beytenu conclude this morning. No agreements reached regarding draft of haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2019, 2:48 PM
Erdan: Justice portfolio must be in Likud's hands

Erdan: Justice portfolio must be in Likud's hands

Likud minister opposes United Right's demand of justice portfolio for Smotrich. 'We are the largest party and need the senior portfolios.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2019, 1:37 PM
Liberman petitions against DNA testing

Liberman petitions against DNA testing

Yisrael Beyteinu party submits Supreme Court petition to cancel DNA tests for immigrants from former Soviet Union to prove Jewishness.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2019, 4:41 PM
Liberman: Netanyahu doesn't belong to the right

Liberman: Netanyahu doesn't belong to the right

Former defense minister tours illegal Bedouin outpost which PM promised to evacuate. 'It is now January 1st, nobody is evacuating it.'Ido Ben Porat, 1/1/2019, 4:16 PM
Liberman says he didn't mean to call IDF leadership leftists

Liberman says he didn't mean to call IDF leadership leftists

Former defense minister says his remarks comparing IDF General Staff to Peace Now were distorted, says Israel weak vis a vis Hamas.Tzvi Lev, 12/8/2018, 8:02 PM
'Liberman and Kahlon working for New Israel Fund'

'Liberman and Kahlon working for New Israel Fund'

Culture Minister responds to Cultural Loyalty Law dropping from agenda after coalition fails to recruit majority.Hezki Baruch, 11/26/2018, 4:18 PM
Likud and Bennett face off

Likud and Bennett face off

Likud goes to war against Jewish Home head over the demand to be appointed defense minister. 'Right-wing camp will not forgive him.'Tzvi Lev, 11/17/2018, 5:30 PM
Report: Jewish Home planned on leaving gov't before Liberman

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
Shas leader joins call for early elections

Shas leader joins call for early elections

Shas leader joins Kulanu head Kahlon, calls for new elections following Liberman's resignation from the Defense Ministry.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 4:06 PM
Amsalem: I recommend not giving Bennett defense portfolio

Amsalem: I recommend not giving Bennett defense portfolio

Chairman of the coalition accuses Bennett of making too bold a demand to take over defense ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2018, 12:21 PM
It's official: Liberman tenders resignation

It's official: Liberman tenders resignation

Yisrael Beytenu chairman sends letter of resignation from position of defense minister to Prime Minister Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 11/15/2018, 10:10 AM
The Liberman effect? Likud gets weaker in polls

The Liberman effect? Likud gets weaker in polls

Poll conducted after resignation of defense minister finds the ruling party falling below 30 seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2018, 9:04 PM
Minister Ariel: 'Bennett is best candidate for defense minister'

Minister Ariel: 'Bennett is best candidate for defense minister'

Jewish Home minister calls on government to fulfill forgotten promise to Bennett. 'We demand the defense portfolio.'Benny Tocker, 11/14/2018, 4:37 PM
Liberman: 'We won't stop until the mission is completed'

Liberman: 'We won't stop until the mission is completed'

Bill to be brought Wednesday for discussion in Law Committee ahead of Knesset's approval in first reading. DM: 'We won't give up.'Hezki Baruch, 11/6/2018, 9:10 AM
Report: Netayahu didn't approve Chief of Staff appointment

Report: Netayahu didn't approve Chief of Staff appointment

Reports say Liberman's recommendation to appoint Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi as chief of staff was not coordinated with the prime minister.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2018, 3:38 PM
Hamas warns Israel in new video

Hamas warns Israel in new video

'We recommended that you read us correctly.' Hamas releases new propaganda clip amid a rise in tensions.Tzvi Lev, 10/18/2018, 5:16 PM
'We will reveal more information about Hezbollah'

'We will reveal more information about Hezbollah'

Liberman says Israel will reveal more info about Iranian missiles in Lebanon, amid Lebanese attempts to discredit Netanyahu's UN speech.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2018, 8:11 AM
'Palestinian state doesn't interest me'

'Palestinian state doesn't interest me'

Liberman refers to Trump declaration on two-state solution. 'Population demonstrating with Palestinian flags is the real problem.'Mordechai Sones, 9/27/2018, 11:56 AM
Liberman on Olmert-Abbas meeting: 'Pathetic'

Liberman on Olmert-Abbas meeting: 'Pathetic'

"Olmert turned to him as 'Dr. Abbas' but forgot to mention that he received his doctorate for Holocaust denial."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2018, 10:19 AM
Defense Minister: Israel will be able to celebrate in quiet

Defense Minister: Israel will be able to celebrate in quiet

Minister Liberman visits soldiers stationed near Bethlehem, thanking soldiers ahead of the holiday. 'We can celebrate thanks to them.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2018, 2:16 PM
'Preaching and crocodile tears'

'Preaching and crocodile tears'

Liberman insists, 'We're not talking to Hamas'; criticizes extended sentence for Border Policeman; scolds Umm al-Fahm.Mordechai Sones, 8/19/2018, 2:32 PM
Gabbay: 'I don't trust Netanyahu, Liberman, and Bennett'

Gabbay: 'I don't trust Netanyahu, Liberman, and Bennett'

'If choice between agreement and operation run by Netanyahu, Liberman, and Bennett, I choose agreement," Gabbay says.Mordechai Sones, 8/19/2018, 12:10 PM
Defense Minister: 'Conquer Gaza or an Arab spring'

Defense Minister: 'Conquer Gaza or an Arab spring'

Liberman: 'Solution is to turn Gaza into economic entity providing work for two million people and will become Singapore of Middle East.'Mordechai Sones, 8/16/2018, 12:38 PM
Meretz backing Netanyahu and Liberman

Meretz backing Netanyahu and Liberman

Meretz Chairwoman defends move led by PM and DM for political settlement in Gaza while attacking Bennett who opposes it.Mordechai Sones, 8/16/2018, 10:23 AM
Liberman floating leftward?

Liberman floating leftward?

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on unified front with Meretz and Peace Now against Minister Naftali Bennett.Mordechai Sones, 8/15/2018, 9:57 AM
Liberman to Gaza residents: 'Israel not problem but solution'

Liberman to Gaza residents: 'Israel not problem but solution'

Defense Minister: 'As long as there's quiet, Gaza residents benefit.'Mordechai Sones, 8/15/2018, 9:27 AM