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

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