Otzma Yehudit activists block Gaza crossing

Truck driver headed to Gaza attempted to stab protesters, Otzma Yehudit activists claim. Driver in turn says activists beat him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2019, 9:27 AM

AG: United Right Knesset list cannot be changed

A-G Mandelblit says it is illegal to change United Right list following court decision to disqualify Otzma Yehudit candidate Michael Ben-AriGary Willig, 3/20/2019, 3:18 PM

Will murdered rabbi's student become Knesset Member for Otzma?

26-year-old student of rabbi who was murdered by terrorist this week could become the Knesset's most unlikely member.David Rosenberg, 3/19/2019, 1:03 PM

Will AG okay deal restoring Otzma Yehudit's 'safe' Knesset seat?

Right-wing party looking to replace Knesset candidate disqualified by court. But will AG approve last-minute changes to Knesset list?Ido Ben Porat, 3/19/2019, 11:12 AM

United Right demands Ben-Gvir be moved up to 5th place

Jewish Home, National Union chairmen write to Central Elections Committee asking to change list after High Court disqualifies candidate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2019, 6:04 PM

President of Reform movement: A huge victory

President of Union for Reform Judaism welcomes Supreme Court’s decision to disqualify Ben-Ari from running in the upcoming elections.Reut Hadar, 3/18/2019, 5:04 AM

Otzma Yehudit publishes list of demands

Otzma Yehudit presents list of demands after Ben-Ari's disqualification.Eliran Aharon, 3/18/2019, 3:00 AM

Arab parties in, Otzma Yehudit candidate out

Court overturns election committee decision to permit former MK Michael Ben-Ari to run for 21st Knesset - but permits Arab parties to run.David Rosenberg, 3/17/2019, 7:56 PM

Baruch Marzel to become a minister?

Otzma Yehudit demands activist Baruch Marzel be made a minister if High Court disqualifies candidacy of Michael Ben Ari.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2019, 7:26 AM

Supreme Court weighs ban on Otzma Yehudit candidates

Supporters of right-wing faction face off against Arab activists outside of hearing as Supreme Court considers ban on Otzma Yehudit.Hezki Baruch, 3/14/2019, 12:36 PM

'We hope the court does what's right'

Supreme Court to discuss the appeal of the Reform movement against the decision to allow Ben-Ari and Ben-Gvir to run for Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2019, 1:11 AM

A-G: Reject Ben-Ari and Ben-Gvir's appeal

Attorney General says Otzma Yehudit members' appeal against approval of Hadash-Ta'al to run in the elections should be rejected.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2019, 1:11 AM

Netanyahu could be elected Israel's next Prime Minister

The three main developments harming Netanyahu's chances can all be neutralized or reversed. David Singer, 3/11/2019, 12:47 AM

How often can we bury Kahane?

The same people who are fine with ANYBODY getting into our Congress here, their Knesset there, are horrified at what they see as the second-coming of Kahane in Israel. Jack Engelhard, 3/8/2019, 8:43 AM

'Whoever rejects Jewish extremists supports terrorism'

Ramat Gan Chief Rabbi condemns move against Otzma unification with rightist parties; 'In emergency, no place to quibble over representation'Rabbi Yaakov Ariel, 3/7/2019, 1:44 PM

Balad disqualified from running for the Knesset

Central Elections Committee accepts petition of Likud and Otzma Yehudit, disqualifies Balad from running for the 21st Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2019, 11:29 PM

Otzma Yehudit leader allowed to run for Knesset

Elections committee narrowly dismisses petition against candidacy of Michael Ben-Ari, clearing way for Knesset run.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2019, 6:23 PM

'Kahane was a leader, we are not racists'

Otzma Yehudit candidate defends party from charges of racism, says party must be judged on current positions, not those of Meir Kahane.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2019, 5:12 PM

Watch: Otzma candidate clashes with leftist MKs

Right-wing candidate sues Labor MK at committee hearing, clashes with Arab MK ahead of vote to ban Otzma Yehudit and Arab nationalist party.David Rosenberg, 3/6/2019, 1:05 PM

Otzma candidate likely to be permitted to run for Knesset

With support from the New Right, Yisrael Beytenu, Otzma Yehudit candidate expected to win vote, be permitted to run for Knesset.David Rosenberg, 3/6/2019, 10:17 AM

Otzma Yehudit: There's a limit to hypocrisy

Otzma Yehudit responds after A-G says Michael Ben-Ari should be disqualified from running for Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2019, 12:11 AM

Attorney General: Disqualify Michael Ben-Ari

Legal opinion by Mandelblit says Ben-Ari should be disqualified, but does not object to Itamar Ben-Gvir running for Knesset.Elad Benari, 3/5/2019, 11:19 PM

Politics, prejudice and platforms - the Otzma Yehudit debate

To my fellow and sister American Jews,  individual religious leaders and organizations, I express utter dismay with your  interference in the Israeli political process. Lila Lowell, 3/5/2019, 7:45 AM

A-G against disqualifying Arab parties

Attorney General informs Central Elections Committee that he opposes the disqualification of the Arab parties.Elad Benari, 3/5/2019, 1:07 AM

Attorney General: Otzma Yehudit video does not violate law

Mandelblit expresses reservations about video content but rules petition by Arab parties against it be rejected.Mordechai Sones, 3/4/2019, 10:51 PM

Itamar Ben Gvir: 'The crazy Left is breaking records'

Itamar Ben-Gvir convinced petitions filed by Left to disqualify Otzma will be rejected. 'Sources in our camp provided them the fuel.'Benny Toker, 3/4/2019, 6:03 PM

'I told Gantz: We won't join your coalition'

Rabbi Rafi Peretz explains why he is running with Otzma Yehudit, and why he ruled out joining a coalition led by Benny Gantz.Yoni Kempinski, 3/3/2019, 10:21 PM

Joint Arab List furious: 'Insane and murderous video'

Joint List attacks new Otzma Yehudit campaign video, 'an insane and murderous video,' calling on Netanyahu to resign.Mordechai Sones, 3/3/2019, 6:42 PM

The janitor's Meir Kahane

Kahane spoke of Jewish pain and power. Of Asuchwitz and of American Jewish passivity. He protected elderly Jews and fought for Soviet Jewry, but he also had followers who commitedreprehensible actions. Echad Me'echai, 3/3/2019, 6:30 PM

22 Young Israel synagogues oppose nat'l org's defense of merger

Synagogues condemn Young Israel's defense of Netanyahu's political deal resulting in merger of Jewish Home and Otzma Yehudit.Ben Sales, JTA, 3/3/2019, 11:53 AM

The Left's hypocritical virtue-signaling over the Otzma Yehudit deal

What was on the table: Either Jewish Home and Otzma merge for the election, assuring a continuing religious-right Government, or they run alone, handing the Government to the Left even though the Left will have fewer votes and reflect the minority. Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 2/27/2019, 5:34 PM

Minnesota senator blasts Otzma Yehudit - Jewish Home alliance

Senator running for Democratic nomination for president slams alliance between Jewish Home and Otzma Yehudit. 'This is wrong.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/27/2019, 8:27 AM

Otzma Yehudit to be part of Judicial Selection Committee

Details of agreement between Jewish Home-National Union and Otzma yehudit revealed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2019, 2:41 AM

Noah Siegel is dangerous; I know because I read his article

Labeling Israeli citizens 'racists' to disarm and deny them democratic access may be the true fascism we need protection from. Opinion.Mordechai Sones, 2/26/2019, 11:39 PM

Yesh Atid calls to disqualify Otzma Yehudit

Yesh Atid joins request to disqualify Otzma candidates; committee will therefore have to hold discussion on issue.Mordechai Sones, 2/26/2019, 7:51 PM

'Condemnations of Israeli party reflect double standard'

Coalition for Jewish Values rabbis: 'Positions moderate compared to statements, positions, outright support for terror of several Arab MKs.'Mordechai Sones, 2/26/2019, 5:07 PM

Rabbi Druckman: 'Comparison with Nazis immoral'

Rabbi Chaim Druckman harshly criticizes comparison of Otzma to Nazis: 'I've no words to express my condemnation of this immoral act.'Shimon Cohen, 2/26/2019, 4:38 PM

Bennett clarifies: I reject left's demand to bar Otzma Yehudit

“I reject left's demand to prevent Otzma Yehudit from running for Knesset while relying on Arab parties undermining existence of the state.”Yoni Kempinski, 2/26/2019, 4:10 PM

Israeli elections: Was Kahane racist?

Racism is not a charge to be bandied about lightly, but in the case of Kahane, it is used without qualifications. David Rubin, 2/26/2019, 8:56 AM

Meretz demands: Disqualify Otzma Yehudit

Party turns to Central Elections Committee asking to disqualify party members Michael Ben Ari and Adv. Itamar Ben Gvir from Knesset run.Mordechai Sones, 2/25/2019, 7:54 PM

Marzel answers Liberman: 'Cheap politician'

'Liberman understands media attention to him is rock bottom so he spews nonsense to raise him to headlines,' Marzel answers attack on OtzmaMordechai Sones, 2/25/2019, 6:14 PM

AIPAC – lobbying for which side?

They are indeed a “powerful lobby” in favor of Israel, but they may yet be a more powerful lobby against Israel. Jack Engelhard, 2/25/2019, 5:31 PM

"Our Union Saved the Right Bloc

MK Slomianski, who managed the union's contacts with the prime minister, is convinced that the agreement was the right oneArutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 4:54 PM

Liberman: Otzma Yehudit are freaks, nothing more

'Likud has become a semi-haredi party,' says ex-defense Minister Avidgor Liberman. 'Otzma Yehudit candidates are freaks, nothing more.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 2:24 PM

'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

Otzma Yehudit demands compensation and apology from Rabbi Lau

In response to Rabbi Lau's remarks against Otzma Yehudit, the party's leaders demand an apology and 100,000 shekels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2019, 11:35 AM

Otzma Yehudit: AIPAC should come home

Otzma Yehudit party says AIPAC members should immigrate to Israel before involving themselves in internal Israeli issues like elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2019, 7:38 PM

AIPAC criticizes Jewish Home-Otzma Yehudit deal

Pro-Israel lobby issues rare criticism of union between Jewish Home and Otzma Yehudit, which was brokered by PM Binyamin Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/22/2019, 9:07 PM

'Union of the Right-Wing Parties' submits Knesset list

Jewish Home, National Union and Otzma Yehudit submit list of candidates to the Central Elections Committee.Hezki Baruch, 2/21/2019, 11:47 PM

After union with Otzma - poll gives Jewish Home 8 seats

United Right-Wing Parties list wins 8 seats in latest poll, following merger of Jewish Home, National Union and alliance with Otzma Yehudit.David Rosenberg, 2/21/2019, 10:33 PM

Jewish Home's number 3 resigns

Journalist Yifat Erlich quits list following approval of agreement for technical bloc with Otzma Yehudit in the elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2019, 10:25 AM

Otzma Yehudit's Knesset representatives: Ben-Ari and Ben-Gvir

The two will take places 5 and 8, respectively, on the combined list with Jewish Home-National Union.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2019, 10:06 AM

Jewish Home approves joint run with Otzma Yehudit

Jewish Home central committee approves deal securing technical bloc with Otzma Yehudit. PM calls to congratulate Jewish Home chairman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2019, 9:12 PM

Smotrich: On April 10 we will separate from Otzma Yehudit

National Union leader says joint run with Otzma Yehudit 'not natural' for his party, but necessitated by political realities.MK Bezalel Smotrich, 2/20/2019, 4:32 PM

Netanyahu delays Moscow trip to meet with Jewish Home leaders

PM pushes off planned meeting with Vladimir Putin, schedules sit-down with Jewish Home chief Rafi Peretz in final push for right-wing unity.Hezki Baruch, 2/20/2019, 12:04 PM

Rabbi Druckman urges Jewish Home to sign deal with Otzma

Following Otzma Yehudit's acceptance of Jewish Home's terms for united list, senior Religious Zionist rabbi urges leaders to finalize deal.Hezki Baruch, 2/20/2019, 10:52 AM

Otzma Yehudit agrees to joint ticket with Jewish Home

Right-wing party led by students of Rabbi Meir Kahane accepts compromise deal with Jewish Home for 5th and 8th spots on joint list.David Rosenberg, 2/20/2019, 9:14 AM