Knesset Speaker optimistic: 50 seats for Likud

Yuli Edelstein says it would be a mistake to dissolve the Knesset, believes Likud could win 50 seats in the next elections.Hezki Baruch, 9/3/2018, 3:45 AM

Anger and astonishment

The feelings of anger and astonishment I felt on the day of the disengagement plan Knesset vote were engraved in my heart.Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, 8/15/2018, 12:30 PM

Knesset Speaker refuses to receive resignation in Arabic

Yuli Edelstein refuses to accept Joint Arab List MK resignation letter because it was written in Arabic.Mordechai Sones, 8/8/2018, 2:17 PM

Did Knesset Speaker scuttle Regev's bill as revenge?

Miri Regev says Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstien scuttled her 'Film Law' over ugly tensions between the two.Tzvi Lev, 7/18/2018, 5:11 PM

Edelstein: Elections will take place at their scheduled time

Knesset Speaker certain that an agreement will be reached over the Draft Law, believes no party in the coalition is interested in elections.Ben Ariel, 7/18/2018, 5:15 AM

'There were also many murderers among us'

Austrian parliament chairman visits Knesset wearing skullcap, admits his countrymen were 'not only victims of the Nazis'.Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2018, 9:56 PM

'Fortify Syrian border with an iron wall'

Knesset Speaker Edelstein calls for iron wall on Israel's northern border, says Israel must prepare for events ahead of time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2018, 2:00 PM

'It was possible to avoid misunderstanding with Poland'

Conference for Chair of Parliamentary Friendship Group meets in KnessetArutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2018, 5:23 PM

'Conference against the State in Edelstein's Knesset'

MK Oren Hazan attacks Knesset Speaker for allowing 'Children under Occupation' conference. MK Forer: 'Completely adopted terror narrative.'Mordechai Sones, 7/3/2018, 7:39 PM

Knesset speaker bans screening of left-wing film

Edelstein says left-wing MKs cannot screen documentary or hang signs as backlash over conference grows.Tzvi Lev, 7/1/2018, 5:13 PM

'EU can't fund illegal building and be upset over demolitions'

Knesset Speaker meets EU ambassador to Israel, says Eu must coordinate construction in Judea and Samaria with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2018, 7:49 PM

'From bitterness comes sweetness'

Yuli Edelstein visits new town for evacuees of Amona, promises that if the Regulation Law is annulled, the Overrule Clause will be enacted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2018, 9:56 AM

Knesset Speaker in Amichai: There's always a silver lining

Yuli Edelstein visits new community for Amona evacuees.Hezki Baruch, 6/15/2018, 3:03 AM

'Destruction unacceptable- there will be an answer'

Knesset Speaker visits temporary home of family whose home was destroyed in Netiv Ha'avot today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2018, 7:39 PM

Bill proposed by Arab MKs disqualified by Knesset Presidium

Knesset Presidium disqualifies bill to turn Israel into a 'country of all its citizens,' negating its Jewish character.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2018, 3:31 PM

Recognition of Armenian genocide reaches Knesset

Knesset approves motion seeking to hold discussion on recognition of Armenian genocide. Government chooses not to respond to proposal.Hezki Baruch, 5/23/2018, 9:23 PM

'Iran is not Israeli paranoia'

Knesset Speaker tells French counterpart nuclear agreement with Iran was a betrayal of Iranian citizens who seek freedom.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2018, 8:05 PM

'There are things that should not be done'

Knesset Speaker attacks satirical show over tefillin controversy, recalling his struggle in Russia against the KGB to keep his tefillin.Uzi Baruch, 5/17/2018, 11:15 AM

Edelstein in France: Jerusalem is waiting for you

Knesset Speaker in French Senate: 'If French flag is raised in Israeli capital it will be badge of honor for Israel and our friendship.'Mordechai Sones, 5/16/2018, 1:05 PM

'Agricultural terror harms us all'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein tours Jordan Valley as Yesha Council guest, hears from local farmers about agricultural terror they face.Eliran Aharon, 4/29/2018, 12:18 PM

Miri Regev says she 'erred' in condemning Gush Katif residents

Culture Minister says she regrets attacking residents of Gush Katif as 'barbaric and criminal' during Gaza disengagement.Tzvi Lev, 4/26/2018, 5:54 PM

Hazan to Netanyahu: Fire Edelstein

MK Oren Hazan calls to oust Knesset Speaker following his criticism of Netanyahu.Ben Ariel, 4/20/2018, 6:39 AM

Edelstein rips Netanyahu, Regev: 'They ruined the celebration'

Knesset Speaker infuriated after Netanyahu's speech at torch-lighting ceremony went nearly 10 minutes overtime.Tzvi Lev, 4/19/2018, 11:57 PM

Netanyahu and Edelstein asked to limit speeches

Torchlighting ceremony general rehearsal reveals it to be too long. 'Fear extended ceremony might harm 70th anniversary events.'Mordechai Sones, 4/17/2018, 6:02 PM

Netanyahu will light torch at Independence ceremony

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein agree Prime Minister will participate in torchlighting ceremony.Mordechai Sones, 4/10/2018, 3:43 PM

Regev escalates feud with Knesset speaker

Bucking tradition, Culture Minister Miri Regev insists that Knesset Speaker does not have authority over Independence Day ceremony.Tzvi Lev, 4/1/2018, 1:15 PM

Bennett attempts to solve Independence Day speech impasse

Bennett says Netanyahu can speak instead of him at Israel Prize ceremony in order to solve tensions over speech at official state event.Tzvi Lev, 3/30/2018, 1:12 AM

Regev returns fire

Culture Minister responds to Knesset Speaker letter: 'There will be no substantive change and it won't harm ceremony's national character.'Mordechai Sones, 3/29/2018, 6:28 PM

Regev scolds Edelstein: 'Mount Herzl isn't your property'

Knesset Speaker informs Information Center if torch ceremony protocol altered, Knesset will boycott, prompting Regev attack.Mordechai Sones, 3/27/2018, 10:56 PM

Knesset sells its chametz

Knesset speaker, Director-General sell all chametz owned by Knesset ahead of Passover.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2018, 7:04 PM

Knesset Speaker: We had a crazy week

Yuli Edelstein relieved coalition woes over. 'Netanyahu handled coalition crisis responsibly, glad episode is behind us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2018, 9:25 PM

MKs meet with JNF to encourage inclusion in Israel

JNF representatives, Knesset members, meet to discuss inclusion of people with disabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2018, 10:31 AM

Investigation of guillotine at anti-Netanyahu rally closed

Photo of protestor holding guillotine at anti-Netanyahu rally had caused an uproar, with many claiming that it constituted incitement.Tzvi Lev, 2/22/2018, 6:35 PM

Hazan again causes uproar in Knesset

Hours after being suspended for six months, Oren Hazan calls Knesset Speaker Edelstein "Stalin" - and later apologizes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2018, 3:43 AM

'Words aren't enough to stop anti-Semitism'

Knesset Speaker blasts European hypocrisy over anti-Semitism in speech at EU parliament. 'Anti-Semitism has no excuse.'Yoni Kempinski, Brussels, 1/24/2018, 4:16 PM

EJC President warns Europe as Holocaust memory fades

WATCH: European Jewish leader warns Europe's immunization to anti-Semitism is ending as Holocaust memory fades.Yoni Kempinski, Brussels, 1/24/2018, 2:25 PM

Knesset Speaker: 'Memory of the Holocaust in question'

In Brussels, Speaker notes that the Belgian winner of Iranian award for anti-Semitic cartoon was named 'cultural ambassador' of Belgian townGary Willig, 1/23/2018, 5:56 PM

'Abbas says one thing in English, another in Arabic

Knesset Speaker tells EU foreign policy chief not to be taken in by PA leader's 'double-speak.'Yoni Kempinski, Brussels, 1/23/2018, 4:20 PM

'Pence is a true friend of Israel, the Knesset welcomes him'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein welcomes Vice President Pence ahead of much-anticipated Knesset address.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2018, 8:18 PM

Edelstein threatens the opposition

Knesset Speaker says that if the opposition appeals to Supreme Court against Recommendations Law, he will prevent filibusters in the future.Hezki Baruch, 12/27/2017, 11:37 PM

Knesset Speaker calls on all MKs to attend US VP's speech

MK Yuli Edelstein responds to plan by Joint Arab List to boycott speech by Vice President Pence in Knesset this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2017, 4:34 PM

Knesset Speaker urges counterparts to recognize Jerusalem

MK Yuli Edelstein to dozens of his colleagues: Support the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Hezki Baruch, 12/18/2017, 5:10 AM

Lighting the menorah, keeping a promise

Knesset Speaker Edelstein lights Hanukkah candles with residents of Samaria town, fulfilling promise to visit 'on happier occasions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 4:37 PM

Hazan to Edelstein: Wake up before it's too late

MK Oren Hazan demands Knesset Speaker take action over anti-Israel statements made by Arab MKs.Hezki Baruch, 12/14/2017, 5:46 AM

'Long-due recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein responds to President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2017, 5:54 PM

Knesset Speaker to Arab colleagues: Follow Sadat

Yuli Edelstein invites all Arab parliament speakers to Knesset and to normalize ties with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 4:58 PM

'Ze'evi wasn't given the right to defend his name'

PM at memorial for minister murdered by terrorists: 'Clear attempt to blur Ze'evi's legacy - we won't allow this to happen.'Mordechai Sones, 10/24/2017, 5:56 PM

'An attempt to weaken the protectors of democracy'

Israeli president speaks at opening of Knesset winter session, slams attempts to 'intimidate, weaken' Supreme Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2017, 5:08 PM

Arab Joint List MK resigns from Knesset

Joint List MK Osama Saadi quits Knesset Monday.Hezki Baruch, 9/18/2017, 11:24 AM

Shas MK resigns from Knesset following gay wedding controversy

Yigal Guetta resigns from Knesset after publicizing his attendance at a single-sex 'wedding.'David Rosenberg, 9/17/2017, 4:07 PM

Beit El celebrates 40 years

'It's not 40 years in Beit El.  It's 4000 years from the time of Abraham.'Eliran Baruch, 8/30/2017, 5:27 PM

'The vision - one million residents in Judea and Samaria'

Knesset Speaker and Education Minister celebrate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Beit El.Eliran Aharon, 8/30/2017, 12:06 AM

Watch: Edelstein to Jordanian counterpart: Just keep silent

Speaker of the Jordanian Parliament praises terrorists who carried out attack on Temple Mount.Mordechai Sones, 7/17/2017, 10:37 PM

Edelstein misses Shaked

Yuli Edelstein sends message to Minister Shaked through Culture Minister Miri Regev, who presented Justice Ministry bill.Mordechai Sones, 7/10/2017, 5:48 PM

57% of Likud's voters oppose haredi parties' conversion bill

Nearly 2/3 of Israelis think municipal rabbis should be allowed to perform conversions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2017, 3:29 PM

'It gives you a sense of victory'

Knesset Speaker tells Arutz Sheva about experience of speaking before the Russian Parliament - near where he was once tried and imprisoned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2017, 2:34 PM

Knesset Speaker: I won't pray in a 'mixed' prayer section

'I personally wouldn't pray in an egalitarian area,' he said, but expressed criticism for the Conversion Law.Michal Levy, 6/29/2017, 2:01 PM