Likud rises to 36, UTJ falls to 7

Following count of special votes, Likud appears poised to gain one mandate, rising to 36, while UTJ falls by one seat to 7.David Rosenberg, 4/11/2019, 4:25 PM

Shas, UTJ back Netanyahu for premiership after election

Two crucial coalition allies announce their support for Netanyahu to continue as PM - but Avidgor Liberman refuses to back either side.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 11:27 PM

Kahlon at the ballot box: 'Get out and vote!'

'Kulanu will have the same kind of success today as we had last election, no question,' says Finance Minister.Hezki Baruch, 4/9/2019, 8:44 AM

'I will not be in gov't in which Feiglin is Finance Minister'

Kulanu chairman warns: Israel is headed towards a government of social and economic cruelty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2019, 6:36 AM

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's daughter endorses Moshe Kahlon's Kulanu

Adina Bar-Shalom, who recently dropped out of Knesset race with her Ahi Yisrael party, endorses Kulanu - while chiding Shas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2019, 8:01 PM

Benny Gantz: We will not raise taxes

Blue and White party releases its economic platform. 'We will make big changes, not big announcements.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2019, 6:34 PM

Kulanu rules out coalition with left-wing parties

Senior MK from center-right Kulanu faction rejects possible coalition with the Left. 'We're a right-wing party.'Benny Toker, 3/10/2019, 10:19 PM

Kahlon criticizes Gantz-Lapid alliance

Finance Minister on Blue and White party: I don't know where the blue is and I do not know where the white is.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/22/2019, 11:39 PM

Kulanu refuses joint run with Likud, presents Knesset list

Despite overtures from Netanyahu and polls showing party struggling to clear threshold, Kulanu to run alone for Knesset.David Rosenberg, 2/21/2019, 7:37 PM

Kahlon launches campaign: This is a winning team

Finance Minister launches Kulanu's campaign in Ashkelon, in the presence of ministers, Knesset members and hundreds of activists.Yoni Kempinski, 1/31/2019, 5:39 AM

Kahlon: Can't argue with PM's feelings about investigations

Finance Minister reiterates he would not sit in a government headed by Netanyahu if he is indicted after a hearing.Elad Benari, 1/13/2019, 6:43 AM

'Time for Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria'

Economics Minister calls for gov't to evacuate illegal Bedouin encampment east of Jerusalem before April elections.Hezki Baruch, 1/9/2019, 2:57 PM

Kulanu MK to serve as Housing Minister

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon seeking to appoint MK Dr. Yifat Shasha-Biton as Minister of Construction and Housing.Hezki Baruch, 1/8/2019, 2:39 AM

Kulanu MK: Reports we will run with Likud are false

MK Roy Folkman denies Kulanu will run together will Likud, says reports are from a 'hysterical Likud that is spreading lies'.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2019, 12:26 PM

Kulanu MK to leave party, says faction has moved to the right

Social activist-turned-MK Rachel Azariya won't run on Kulanu ticket this year, saying party has moved too far to the right for her comfort.David Rosenberg, 1/1/2019, 2:39 PM

Galant to be appointed Aliyah and Integration Minister

Yoav Galant, who resigned from the Knesset and left Kulanu, to be appointed Aliyah and Integration Minister.Hezki Baruch, 12/31/2018, 11:43 PM

Michael Oren leaves the Kulanu party

Deputy Minister announces departure from Kahlon's party. 'I will continue to fight against boycott organizations and anti- Israel groups.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2018, 9:15 AM

Is it final? Senior Likud MK says Galant to defect to Likud

Following months of rumors, MK David Bitan says Housing Minister Yoav Galant to defect to Likud party.Tzvi Lev, 12/27/2018, 7:18 PM

Kulanu minister to jump ship to Likud?

With future of coalition in doubt and elections looming, Housing Minister reportedly laying groundwork for party switch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2018, 1:00 PM

NTO THE FRAY: Bennett and Bibi’s election error?

Given the emerging realities in Israel’s political landscape, the danger to Right-wing incumbency entailed in early elections might well be considerably less than those entailed in postponing them. Dr. Martin Sherman, 11/30/2018, 12:15 PM

'Netanyahu's coalition is unstable, snap elections are coming'

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon says current government unlikely to survive past this week's 'Cultural Loyalty Law' vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 8:05 AM

'Cultural Loyalty Bill' facing difficulties

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon grants Kulanu members freedom to vote as they wish on “Cultural Loyalty Bill”.Hezki Baruch, 11/26/2018, 3:05 AM

Kulanu: New elections are inevitable

Chairman of Kulanu's Knesset delegation says government no longer functioning, must be dissolved and new elections held.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2018, 8:24 AM

Kulanu: Promote Surrogacy Law for same-gender couples

Kulanu demands PM fulfill commitment, advance amendment to law in parallel to enacting Draft Law at opening of Knesset's winter session.Mordechai Sones, 8/16/2018, 9:37 AM

Kahlon: 'I'm not afraid of elections'

'It could be this is the time for elections. Everything has to come to an end.'Tzvi Lev, 8/13/2018, 3:23 PM

Deal reached paving way for infiltrator deportation

Jewish Home, Kulanu cut deal on narrow 'Override Law' to enable government to circumvent Supreme Court ruling against deportation law.Hezki Baruch, 6/19/2018, 12:30 PM

'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