'No other solution to infiltrator problem'

Jewish Home rejects criticism of Override Clause limiting Supreme Court's power, says bill is only solution to illegal immigration problem.Uzi Baruch, 5/7/2018, 9:54 AM

Kahlon won't budge on Nationality Law

Coalition trouble ahead? Head of Kulanu faction says he will not support bill that defines Israel as a Jewish state.Tzvi Lev, 12/24/2017, 5:43 PM

Knesset to vote on 'Nationality Law'

Revised version of bill officially defining Israel as a Jewish State will be voted on by the Knesset.Tzvi Lev, 12/17/2017, 4:58 PM

Coalition chair tries to oust MK Smotrich from Finance Committee

Zionist Union and Jewish Home struggle against government intention to empty JNF coffers and force it to transfer funds to State.Mordechai Sones, 11/7/2017, 4:40 PM

Kulanu, Yisrael Beytenu, won't join left-wing government

Finance Minister Kahlon says he's 'part of the nationalist camp,' won't sit with a leading party which opposes a united Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 11/4/2017, 10:39 PM

A-G: Law banning investigation of PM 'ridiculous'

A-G Mandelblit says 'French Law' would keep corrupt PMs in power. Coalition chairman threatens to dissolve coalition over bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2017, 7:29 PM

Watch: Kahlon marks 5 years since departure from Likud

Finance Minister releases video marking five years since he left the Likud to form Kulanu.Tzvi Lev, 10/16/2017, 2:26 PM

'Nationality Law' in exchange for Supreme Court bypass law?

Haredi parties condition their support of the 'Nationality Law' on approving legislation to advance Supreme Court bypass law.Tzvi Lev, 9/25/2017, 10:38 AM

Kahlon's goal: 20 seats

Finance Minister and Kulanu chairman believes his party will be the second largest in the Knesset in the next election.Hezki Baruch, 9/8/2017, 5:31 AM

'The Jewish Home will always find something to complain about'

Coalition Chairman Bitan says Kahlon needs to compromise, slams Jewish Home for causing additional instability.Michal Levi, 3/26/2017, 11:58 AM

MK Merav Ben Ari gives birth to daughter

Kulanu MK gives birth Saturday morning, but waits until Sunday for public announcement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2017, 8:35 AM

Breastfeeding hour - for men

New Knesset law aims to encourage men to take a greater share in child-rearingTal Polon, 7/18/2016, 10:59 PM

'Gabay worked to improve our quality of life'

Kulanu leader Moshe Kahlon thanks outgoing minister for service, promises to continue program to clean up Haifa.Tova Dvorin, 5/27/2016, 10:13 AM

Likud-Yisrael Beytenu coalition talks resume

Coalition talks between the Likud and Yisrael Beytenu parties resumed after Liberman said earlier they reached a “dead end”.Chaim Lev, 5/24/2016, 12:16 AM

Kahlon: Unity government good for economic stability

Finance Minister insists unpopular unity idea best for the public, in order to further economic reforms under a stable government.Tova Dvorin, 5/16/2016, 10:21 PM

Housing Minister: I'm not trying to lower housing costs anymore

Housing Minister Yoav Galant and Kulanu party are changing goals from reducing cost of housing to providing apartments to young couples.Matt Wanderman, 4/5/2016, 8:45 AM

Report: Eli Yishai, Kahlon considering joint list

High-level discussions reportedly taking place between former Shas chairman and Kulanu chief for possible joint run.David Rosenberg, 4/3/2016, 10:37 AM

Minister: Doesn't matter where, just expel terrorists' families

Kulanu head Moshe Kahlon discusses terrorism, the Finance Ministry, the housing crisis and the 'Mikveh bill' with Arutz Sheva.Hezki Baruch, Shoshana Miskin, 3/14/2016, 2:59 PM

Kulanu will not join with any other party in the next election

Finance Minister Kahlon tells Israeli TV that his party will run by itself in the next election.Raphael Poch, 2/6/2016, 10:05 PM

Poll: Kahlon plunges as Lapid regains power

In battle of the center, Yesh Atid appears primed to become major Knesset power after next elections; Likud holds strong with 30 mandates.Ben Shaul, 1/28/2016, 1:56 PM

Kahlon to take advantage of 'Norwegian Law', resign from Knesset

Finance Minister to step down as an MK while maintaining his ministerial post, allowing for another MK from Kulanu to join the Knesset.Reut Hadar, 1/15/2016, 3:45 AM

'We need a long term vision for Judea-Samaria'

Kulanu MK Roy Folkman says Israel needs to 'refocus' and look at building in Judea-Samaria as a whole, not just as series of 'hilltops.'Hezki Baruch, 1/10/2016, 1:28 PM

Netanyahu intervenes: Shabbat bill will not be voted on

Following threats from Kulanu party, Prime Minister convinces Zohar to read bill but not to call for a vote.Hezki Baruch, 1/6/2016, 11:18 AM

Kulanu says it will vote down 'Shabbat Law'

MK Roy Folkman publicly announced his party will vote against the Shabbat Law, aimed at protecting small businessesHaim Lev, 1/5/2016, 1:39 PM

Kahlon: I won't return to Likud, Sa'ar is welcome to join me

Finance Minister argues his centrist Kulanu party has a clear place on the political map and 'guarantees' he won't run with Likud.Haim Lev, 1/4/2016, 7:28 PM

Kahlon denies discussing merge with Likud

Finance Minister denies Kulanu is mulling a merge with the Likud, says the Likud's ideology is different than Kulanu's.Haim Lev, 12/27/2015, 2:07 AM

Environment Minister slams gas deal that 'crossed lines'

Defying state attorney, Gabai tells Finance Committee deal is flawed, laments: 'Israel not the same state we used to be.'Hezki Baruch, 12/2/2015, 12:17 PM

New Kosher Law to Shore Up 'Holes' in Supervision

A new law that would significantly restrict the definition of 'kosher' at food establishments was approved for legislation Sunday.Moshe Cohen, 7/19/2015, 7:16 PM

Kosher Food Labels Cooking Up a Coalition Crisis

Fight between Shas and Kulanu could turn into the first major coalition crisis for Binyamin Netanyahu's relatively new government.Moshe Cohen, 6/28/2015, 6:27 PM

Kulanu Blasted over 'Obsequious' Apology to US

Moshe Kahlon is guilty of weakening Israel's ability to stand up for itself on the international scene, Attorney Yoram Sheftel argues.Benny Toker, 6/19/2015, 2:56 PM

Kahlon Distances Kulanu from Ex-Envoy's Remarks on Obama

Kulanu leader and Finance Minister pens letter urging US that former ambassador's revelations 'do not represent' the party.Tova Dvorin, 6/17/2015, 9:37 PM

Sources: Netanyahu Ready to Offer Herzog Rotation Deal

Just hours after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced, Likud sources said he was looking for new coalition partners.Yaakov Levi, 5/7/2015, 7:54 AM

Ad Man Sorry for Calling Bibi 'The Devil'

Udi Pridan, who worked for Kulanu, apologizes for post-election tirade about Mizrahi 'inferiority complex.'Gil Ronen, 5/1/2015, 11:17 AM

Netanyahu, Deri Set to Meet: Deal Imminent?

After deals were closed with UTJ and Kulanu, Shas appears to be next to sign onto Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's new government.Yaakov Levi, 4/30/2015, 2:59 PM

Kulanu: Keep Your Hands Off High Court

Kulanu will not tolerate any attempts to harm the current standing of the High Court, a top party official said.Yaakov Levi, 4/30/2015, 9:16 AM

Deri and Bennett Continue to Feud Over Religion Ministry

With UTJ and Kulanu on board, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu turns his attention to finishing off deals with Shas and Jewish Home.Yaakov Levi, 4/30/2015, 7:54 AM

Tekuma: Judea and Samaria Construction is Our 'Red Line'

If Bibi does not commit to massive building in Judea-Samaria, Jewish Home should not join the government, says MK Ariel's faction.Moshe Cohen, 4/29/2015, 5:09 PM

Coalition Agreement Reached Between Likud and Kulanu

Likud and Kahlon’s party reach agreements in ongoing coalition negotiations. Final agreement expected to be signed Wednesday.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 4/29/2015, 12:21 AM

Report: Final Agreement Reached Between Netanyahu, Kahlon

Senior political sources say Kulanu party set to take up senior ministries, including finance and housing, in next government.Yedidya Ben-Or, 4/21/2015, 8:24 PM

Likud Dismisses Kulanu Ad Man's 'Devil' Remarks

Advertising director Udi Pridan called Netanyahu 'Satan'. Likud: he joins Waxman, Garbuz and Kimhi.Gil Ronen, 4/21/2015, 12:56 PM

Kulanu Veto on Court Reform: Will Jewish Home Fight Back?

Conditions set by Kahlon's party mean that judicial junta will continue to rule from the courtrooms. Will Bennett dig in his heels?Gil Ronen, 4/21/2015, 8:16 AM

Netanyahu Faces Uphill Battle to Form Coalition

Likud presents two initiatives Kulanu opposes and conflict continues over religious affairs post, leaving Netanyahu with mess on his hands.Cynthia Blank, 4/20/2015, 10:58 PM

'Bibi is the Devil' According to Kulanu's Advertising Director

Udi Pridan launches racially-charged tirade, says 'evil' Bibi should have lost like in 1999 elections, and blames Mizrahim for outcome.Cynthia Blank, 4/20/2015, 4:12 PM

Netanyahu Offers Aryeh Deri Transportation Ministry

PM makes offer apparently meant to work out conflict between Deri and Kahlon, and seal Kulanu coalition deal.Ido Ben-Porat, 4/14/2015, 6:24 PM

With Shas, UTJ, and Kulanu On Board, How Can PM Finalize Gov't?

Shas, UTJ, and Kulanu all close to a final deal with Likud - leaving Netanyahu with two main options to concretize his fourth government.Cynthia Blank, 4/13/2015, 10:32 PM

Sources: Things Coming Together for Netanyahu Govt. Deal

Prime Minister and Likud head Binyamin Netanyahu met with Kulanu head Moshe Kahlon for some three hours Sunday. An agreement may be near.Moshe Cohen, 4/13/2015, 1:16 AM

Kulanu MK Complains 'Up Front' About Haredi Parties' Spending

The government hasn't been formed yet, but already rival parties are accusing each other of “ruining” their policies.Yaakov Levi, 4/12/2015, 5:15 PM

Kulanu to Approve Coalition Partners' Financial Demands

Likud and Kulanu reach understanding, if not final deal, in which Kulanu will have ultimate approval on all parties' budgetary demands.Cynthia Blank, 4/5/2015, 10:58 AM

Michael Oren: PA in the ICC a 'Strategic Threat' to Israel

The PA plans to use its berth “as a strategic threat against Israel, in the form of international boycotts and sanctions," said Oren.Moshe Cohen, 4/2/2015, 11:28 AM

Likud: If Kulanu Drags its Feet, We Will Sign with Haredim First

'Excessive' demands will prevent Kulanu from being the first party Likud signs a coalition agreement with, official says.Cynthia Blank, 4/2/2015, 10:13 AM

Kahlon Raises 'Price,' Now Demands 3 Ministries

Moshe Kahlon is demanding some of the top government portfolios as his price for joining Binyamin Netanyahu's new government.Yaakov Levi, 4/1/2015, 8:14 PM

Kahlon: Give Us the Tools to Make Changes - Or We Won't be There

Kulanu chairman issues veiled threat to Likud as coalition talks continue.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 3/30/2015, 3:13 AM

Kahlon Cancels on Netanyahu

Potential coalition partner Moshe Kahlon canceled a meeting he was supposed to have with the Prime Minister on coalition negotiations.Yaakov Levi, 3/26/2015, 7:47 AM

Moshe Kahlon, Israel's Next Finance Minister

Netanyahu meets Kulanu chairperson and promises him the post he asked for, a day before Rivlin announces the next prime minister.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 3/24/2015, 8:42 PM

Kahlon: Don't Listen to the Reporters, Listen to Me

Kulanu chairman denies reports he gave up his demand to head Knesset's Finance Committee in favor of United Torah Judaism.Elad Benari, 3/23/2015, 3:43 AM

Herzog Approaches Kahlon for Coalition Coup

Labor's Yitzhak Herzog has not exactly declared defeat, officials confirm - and has approached Kulanu in bid to swing coalition leftward.Orly Harari, Tova Dvorin, 3/22/2015, 10:17 AM

Kahlon: None of Us Were Born in the Government

Kulanu leader hints to Netanyahu that he won't automatically join his coalition and will insist on his social platform.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/20/2015, 10:53 PM