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

MK Hazan: 'Knesset Speaker trying to wipe me out'

Ethics Committee seeks to discipline Hazan without hearing his side; after PM intervention committee to wait for MKs release from hospital.Mordechai Sones, 12/19/2018, 11:43 AM

Israel 'disappointed' by Australia's decision on Jerusalem

FM says recognizing West Jerusalem as capital only 'a step in the right direction' while senior official says PM 'only went halfway'.Tzvi Lev, 12/15/2018, 6:59 PM

'Events in Haifa are very disturbing'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein calls on Haifa mayor to reverse decision to appoint supporter of terrorism as deputy mayor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2018, 10:08 PM

Knesset Speaker at Beit El dinner: 'Extend Israeli sovereignty'

MK Yuli Edelstein at Beit El institutions dinner: 'When I visit Bet El, mayor points out where Jacob slept and dreamed of ladder to heaven.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2018, 8:15 PM

Manhattan: Salute to the institutions of the Beit El Yeshiva

Annual conference of Beit El Yeshiva held in Manhattan, with the participation of businessman Eugen Gluck and Knesset Speaker Edelstein.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2018, 6:59 AM

Czech President visits Knesset

Czech President Milos Zeman addresses Knesset as Czech Republic opens 'Czech House' in first step towards opening Jerusalem embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 5:07 PM

Iran FM leaves conference ahead of Edelstein's speech

Javad Zarif leaves Rome conference ahead of speech by Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein. 'Shame Italy is cooperating with Iran.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2018, 2:01 PM

Knesset Speaker: 'Rabin assassination prolonged Oslo Accords'

Yuli Edelstein says former Prime Minister's murder had no historical effect. 'A terrible tragedy and severe shock.'Mordechai Sones, 11/4/2018, 10:48 AM

Knesset speaker: We'll keep building in Hevron

MK Yuli Edelstein hails decision to expand Jewish community in Hevron. 'We will keep building in city of the Patriarchs.'Ezra Sanders, 11/1/2018, 10:44 PM

'There is no immediate solution with the Palestinians'

Knesset Speaker hosts German delegation headed by the president of the Bundestag.Hezki Baruch, 10/25/2018, 12:06 AM

'Rumors of the death of Israeli democracy are exaggerated'

Knesset Speaker addresses 700 North America Jewish Federation heads on complex relationship between people of Israel and Diaspora.Mordechai Sones, 10/23/2018, 8:26 PM

Culture Minister and Knesset Speaker meet for reconciliation

Regev and Edelstein meet after protracted break between them since torch-lighting ceremony last Independence Day.Mordechai Sones, 10/14/2018, 4:41 PM

'Government can solve haredi draft dilemma'

Knesset Speaker dismisses suggestions government likely to split over haredi draft law, says there is no reason to hold early elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2018, 7:50 AM

Knesset speaker refuses to speak at Rabin rally

Yuli Edelstein says he won't speak an this year's rally in memory of former PM, citing the apparent political nature of the event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2018, 10:44 PM

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