We'll invest everything in preparing for 'second wave'

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: 'Even if there's no 2nd wave - the investment won't go down the drain but will improve the health system.'Mordechai Sones, 5/18/2020, 8:27 PM

Yamina: Netanyahu has slammed the door in our face

Party official says PM appointed Yuli Edelstein as Health Minister in order to humiliate Yamina, break up religious Zionist alliance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2020, 8:06 PM

Former Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein named Health Minister

PM Netanyahu appoints former Knesset Speaker and Likud MK Yuli Edelstein as next Health Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2020, 7:09 PM

Edelstein 'does not regret' resigning as Knesset Speaker

Former Knesset Speaker says if his resignation leads to formation of government it will have been worth the sacrifice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2020, 5:01 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Edelstein draws a line in the sand

Edelstein drew a much-needed line in the sand against judicial intrusion into the sphere of the legislature and thwarted yet another attempt at the usurpation of both its autonomy and authority.Dr. Martin Sherman, 4/2/2020, 11:44 PM

Compromise to allow continued government negotiations fails

Likud and Blue and White discuss possibility Benny Gantz himself be appointed Knesset Speaker to continue talks between the two parties.Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2020, 2:44 PM

Yuli Edelstein calls Supreme Court ruling 'attempted takeover of legislature'

Knesset Speaker explains why he chose resignation over Supreme Court ruling: 'I cannot be forced to do things I think endanger democracy.'Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2020, 9:44 AM

Amir Peretz will be appointed Interim Knesset Speaker

Amir Peretz, the most senior Knesset Member, will convene the Knesset on Thursday to elect a permanent Knesset Speaker.Elad Benari, 3/26/2020, 12:30 AM

Rivlin: 'Inconceivable' that anyone would disobey court ruling

President critical of outgoing Knesset Speaker for refusing to carry out Supreme Court order to convene plenum to elect new speaker.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2020, 8:50 PM

Knesset legal advisor: Wait for Supreme Court

Knesset Arrangements Committee convenes for special meeting following resignation of Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2020, 5:57 PM

Edelstein: My conscience will not let me fulfill court order

Outgoing Knesset Speaker refuses to carry out Supreme Court order to convene vote on his successor after announcing his resignation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2020, 5:16 PM

Supreme Court: Knesset Speaker must be elected by Wednesday

Shortly after submitting response to Supreme Court, judges order Yuli Edelstein to convene plenum by Wednesday to elect new Knesset Speaker.Mordechai Sones, 3/23/2020, 10:56 PM

Transport Minister Smotrich calls on Knesset Speaker Edelstein to ignore Supreme Court

'Judiciary trampling on elected democratic institutions for years, today also purports to determine Knesset agenda,' Smotrich said.Mordechai Sones, 3/23/2020, 3:51 PM

Supreme Court sets veiled ultimatum for Knesset Speaker

Supreme Court orders Yuli Edelstein to hold vote on new Knesset Speaker - or else.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2020, 3:07 PM

Police break up Jerusalem protest against Knesset Speaker

Police say demonstration by 200 people a violation of order not to hold gatherings of over 10 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2020, 3:48 PM

Blue and White to Edelstein: We will appeal to court against you

Lawyers for Blue and White party warn they are prepared to petition High Court to force Yuli Edelstein to convene elections for new speaker.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2020, 5:48 PM

Rivlin: 'I have just one request: Give this people a government'

Knesset Members sworn in three at a time. Earlier, President entrusts assembling government with MK Benny Gantz.Mordechai Sones, 3/16/2020, 5:24 PM

Amir Peretz, Left bloc demand election of new Knesset Speaker

Left bloc leaders are pressuring Knesset Speaker Edelstein to resign his position ahead of tomorrow's swearing-in ceremony.Eitan Divinsky, 3/15/2020, 10:50 PM

23rd Knesset to be sworn in Monday

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein says swearing-in ceremony to take place as scheduled.Eitan Divinsky, 3/14/2020, 10:00 PM

Knesset Speaker: Sovereignty will be fast-tracked

Yuli Edelstein says he would push bill for sovereignty in Judea and Samaria immediately through the Knesset if PM seeks such a bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2020, 9:44 PM

Pelosi: I used to protest for Yuli Edelstein's release from Soviet prison

House Speaker addresses Holocaust survivors: You are the real VIPs of the World Holocaust Forum.Yoni Kempinski, 1/23/2020, 11:33 PM

Knesset Speaker Edelstein meets Nancy Pelosi in Jerusalem

Knesset Speaker meets US House Speaker, says Israel exists in its current form thanks to close relations with the American people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 6:14 PM

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein maintains composure, remains 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 Likud will never forgive Knesset Speaker for selling us out'

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 and 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