Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein unperturbed by attacks

Knesset Speaker responds to Netanyahu supporters' attack against him, 'My statesmanlike conduct is important and critical to Likud.'Mordechai Sones, 1/20/2020, 10:22 PM

'The Knesset Speaker is finished in the Likud'

Likud officials excoriate Knesset Speaker for pushing ahead with hearings on Netanyahu's immunity request in the middle of election season.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2020, 10:20 AM

Yair Netanyahu blasts Knesset Speaker

PM's son writes tweet against Edelstein's father-in-law, deletes it a short time later.Ben Ariel, 1/20/2020, 5:40 AM

Knesset Legal Advisor: PM's immunity request cannot be delayed

The Speaker of the Knesset cannot block formation of committee needed to rule on Netanyahu's immunity request, Knesset's legal advisor rulesHezki Baruch, 1/12/2020, 5:00 PM

Blue and White working to oust the Speaker of the Knesset

Blue and White intends to try to oust Edelstein if he attempts to prevent discussions on Netanyahu's request for immunity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2020, 4:36 AM

Blue & White ultimatum to Knesset Speaker on immunity vote?

Knesset committee chief hints at ultimatum for Knesset Speaker 'by the end of the week' if Netanyahu immunity request not put to vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 11:27 AM

Blue & White threatens to remove Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein

Knesset's largest party looks to vote out Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein if he blocks vote on Netanyahu's immunity request.Hezki Baruch, 1/2/2020, 6:37 PM

Edelstein, Blue and White's Nissenkorn to meet on Sunday

The two will discuss Blue and White's demand to form a Knesset House Committee to discuss Prime Minister Netanyahu's request for immunity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2020, 5:46 AM

Likud MK: Keep Tibi out of Finance Committee

MK Kathrin Shitrit calls on Knesset Speaker to remove MK Tibi from Finance Committee after he called her a "piece of garbage".Hezki Baruch, 12/31/2019, 4:59 AM

'You took the Qassam and turned it into a source of light'

Knesset Speaker, Chief Rabbi take part in Hanukkah event at Sderot Hesder Yeshiva.Hezki Baruch, 12/25/2019, 4:01 AM

Knesset Speaker to back Netanyahu in Likud race - indirectly

Likud party activists linked to Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein campaigning on behalf of PM Netanyahu in Likud leadership race.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2019, 11:17 AM

Edelstein, Erdan not expected to back either Netanyahu or Sa'ar

Minister Erdan, Knesset Speaker expected not to choose a side in the primaries for the Likud leadership.Ben Ariel, 12/16/2019, 12:05 AM

Knesset Speaker: The worst I've seen in 23 years

As the Knesset met to set the date for the 23rd Knesset, Edelstein rebuked the Arab Joint List. They attacked him & Meretz joined in.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2019, 3:59 PM

Knesset Speaker: 'Only unity government will prevent elections'

Yuli Edelstein urges unity gov't led by PM Netanyahu, MK Gantz, as 'only option' to prevent new elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2019, 10:52 PM

Initiative on the Left: Get 61 MKs to support Knesset Speaker

Labor's MK Barlev says he hopes Yuli Edelstein will make 'correct choice' and agree to try to form coalition if tapped by Pres. Rivlin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2019, 7:53 PM

Knesset Speaker makes last-ditch attempt at unity government

Yuli Edelstein plans meetings with MK Liberman, UTJ leaders.Hezki Baruch, 11/30/2019, 8:26 PM

Edelstein contemplating running for Likud leadership

If Israel goes to elections and Likud holds primaries for party leadership, Edelstein may join the race.Elad Benari, 11/29/2019, 6:37 AM

Edelstein meets with Deri

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein meets with Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri in attempt to prevent third elections.Mordechai Sones, 11/28/2019, 1:56 PM

'No chance for Knesset Speaker's initiative'

Likud faction head Mickey Zohar explains hatred in Blue and White for Netanyahu prevents unity. 'Only way is to convince Liberman.'Mordechai Sones, 11/28/2019, 11:08 AM

Blue and White, Likud negotiating teams to meet Sunday

Knesset Speaker meets with representatives of the Blue and White, Likud parties in attempt to form unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 9:28 PM

Ya'alon: We will not sit with Netanyahu until he is cleared

Moshe Ya'alon spoke to the Knesset Speaker, saying that in the current situation no joint government will be formedArutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 8:28 PM

Knesset Speaker: Government emergency

MK Yuli Edelstein makes last-ditch effort to get parties to agree to unity government, avoid third elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 4:20 PM

Rivlin: 'This is a period of geopolitical temporary blindness'

Knesset Speaker Edelstein arrives at Presidential residence to hear, officially, that all coalition talks have failed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2019, 3:00 PM

Knesset Speaker: Decision to label goods 'disgraceful'

MK Yuli Edelstein pens letter to European Parliament head, says ruling to label Israeli goods was 'politically motivated,' 'disgraceful.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2019, 10:31 AM

Edelstein awarded medal for 100th anniversary of Third Aliyah

Jewish Confederation of Ukraine presents medal to Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2019, 9:29 PM

Left vs. Knesset Speaker Edelstein

Knesset Speaker attacks members of Joint Arab List who opposed elimination of Al-Ata.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2019, 8:43 PM

Knesset Speaker to Sanders: Stop talking nosense

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein responds to Senator Bernie Sanders who said he would re-allocate US aid for Israel to Gaza.Elad Benari, 10/30/2019, 3:58 AM

Edelstein: The place of religious Zionists is in the Likud

Knesset Speaker: For some reason, when it comes to politics, there are those who try to get sucked into sectors and forget about unity.Ben Ariel, 10/11/2019, 5:39 AM

Edelstein: Netanyahu agreed to declare incapacity if indicted

Knesset Speaker hopes today's swearing-in won't be the start of the shortest Knesset ever: 'What interests Likud now is to form government.'Mordechai Sones, 10/3/2019, 9:26 AM

The battle for Speaker of the Knesset

Yuli Edelstein and Meir Cohen both have their eye on the prestigious role. Liberman may support Edelstein.Ben Ariel, 9/23/2019, 5:41 AM

'World will ultimately accept our sovereignty in Jordan Valley'

Knesset Speaker tells CNN that despite criticism, Netanyahu's plan to annex Jordan Valley will be viewed as 'natural' within a few years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 6:28 PM

'Joint List chairman hurt the Arab sector with his antics'

Knesset Speaker accuses Joint list chairman Ayman Odeh of 'attack' after he gets in PM's face to take pictures with cell phone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2019, 4:11 PM

'Stop the personal attacks within the right'

Yuli Edelstein calls on parties that do not pass the electoral threshold to show responsibility.Yoni Kempinski, 9/6/2019, 4:15 AM

Watch: Knesset Speaker affixes mezuzah in Machpelah House

'35 years ago, I was arrested in Moscow and sent to the Gulag. Who would have thought I'd be here today in Hevron as Knesset Speaker?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 6:27 PM

'We will apply Israeli sovereignty in Hevron'

Memorial for victims of 1929 riots held at Hevron cemetery. "It's time that a visit to the Cave be the most comfortable, natural thing."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 3:50 PM

Knesset speaker: If we form government, we can apply sovereignty

Yuli Edelstein tells Arutz Sheva that Netanyahu's statement about sovereignty in Judea and Samaria was not just an election promise.Nitzan Keidar, 9/1/2019, 8:39 PM

Knesset speaker: 'You go to the store and know you're on camera'

'If Blue and White don't want cameras to prevent fraud, they obviously want the fraud,' Likud's Yuli Edelstein says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2019, 12:57 PM

Knesset Speaker positioning himself as Netanyahu's successor

Yuli Edelstein, the Knesset Speaker and number 2 on the Likud list, reportedly preparing for Netanyahu's eventual retirement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2019, 9:21 PM

Knesset Speaker: Netanyahu is the only candidate

Yuli Edelstein slams 'ongoing attempts to de-legitimize Likud's chosen leader.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2019, 10:38 PM

Knesset Speaker: No way to cancel elections

'Not everyone involved cooperated,' Knesset Speaker Edelstein explains.Haim Lev, 7/3/2019, 3:29 PM

Barak blasts Edelstein: He's trying to rescue Netanyahu

Former PM fires back after Knesset Speaker calls him "the most failed Prime Minister Israel has ever had".Hezki Baruch, 7/1/2019, 5:36 AM

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

Netanyahu vows to stand by right-wing allies

'Likud never offered Blue & White rotational government. I won't abandon right-wing allies,' says PM, amid rumors of planned unity gov't.Hezki Baruch, 6/26/2019, 11:05 AM

'Israel will no longer tolerate Arab riots on Temple Mount'

Knesset Speaker calls for crackdown on Arab rioters on Temple Mount, efforts to bar Jews from visiting holy site.Nitsan Keidar, 6/3/2019, 6:05 PM

Knesset Speaker to Israeli children: Believe in yourselves

Yuli Edelstein uses his speech at torch-lighting ceremony to speak directly to the children of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2019, 3:04 AM

A shameful election display

We'll all be glad when it's over.Walter Bingham, 4/5/2019, 6:29 PM

'We hope the next Knesset will be calmer than this one'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog speak with Jewish students in seven locations worldwide.Mordechai Sones, 3/14/2019, 1:53 PM

'The Left is behaving more responsibly than the Right'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein slams right-wing leaders for failing to unite like the Blue and White party.Shimon Cohen, 3/10/2019, 6:07 PM

Yuli Edelstein on Netanyahu and Likud

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein talks to contributor Boaz Bismuth of Israel Hayom Daily and host Nurit Ben about Israeli elections.i24News, 3/4/2019, 12:58 AM

'Where are condemnations of Arab nationalist party?'

Knesset Speaker pushes back on attacks against Otzma Yehudit faction, says critics should first condemn radical anti-Israel Arab MKs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 11:09 AM

Edelstein: EU policy to blame for Eurovision protests

Knesset Speaker tells EU ambassadors their governments cannot obsess over Israeli policy and be surprised at anti-Israel protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2019, 4:45 PM

Knesset speaker slams pro-BDS bill in letter to Irish parliament

'This is a blatant effort to meddle in Israel’s domestic policy, and one that we cannot overlook.'Uzi Baruch, 1/29/2019, 2:17 PM

Israel cancels Knesset delegation to Ireland

As Ireland advances anti-Israel boycott bill, Knesset cancels planned delegation trip to Ireland, as diplomatic row deepens.David Rosenberg, 1/28/2019, 11:36 AM

Knesset Speaker warns High Court not to debate Nationality Law

Edelstein says Knesset will pass override bill if High Court debates Nationality Law. 'This is a battle for the Knesset's sovereignty.'Tzvi Lev, 1/18/2019, 12:37 PM

One-On-One with Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein

Israel's 20th parliament — recently dissolved ahead of elections, was one of the most feisty sessions the country has ever seen.i24News, 1/8/2019, 7:54 PM

'Without Zoabi, without Zahalka, and hopefully without Balad'

Knesset Speaker welcomes report that two Arab MKs will not serve in the next Knesset. Zoabi denies she isn't running.Elad Benari, 12/27/2018, 3:36 AM

Knesset Speaker: We're going to elections, hope they'll be clean

Yuli Edelstein on decision to advance elections and dissolve Knesset: 'We leave a Knesset that was characterized by offensive discourse.'Hezki Baruch, 12/24/2018, 8:21 PM