National Union leader: Supreme Court is not in charge

MK Bezalel Smotrich warns that if Otzma Yehudit candidate is disqualified, Israel will need 'mountain of votes' to bring court down to size.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2019, 10:59 AM

'Rightists do not represent humanity for me'

Actress and model Yael Abecassis backs Rotem Sela, blasts right. Smotrich: The campaign against us only gives us more seats.Ben Ariel, 3/15/2019, 4:41 AM

'Anti-Semitic Tiberias mayor needs to be institutionalized'

National Union MK calls mayor of Tiberias 'anti-Semitic' after he declared 'war' on haredi community. 'He needs to be institutionalized.'David Rosenberg, 3/14/2019, 11:06 AM

'Mr. Prime Minister, apply sovereignty now'

Israeli responses pour in after US State Dept. omits reference to Israeli 'occupation' in its Human Rights Reports.Gary Willig, 3/13/2019, 7:15 PM

Smotrich: Feiglin is 'irresponsible'

National Union chair slams Zehut chair over cannabis legalization statements. 'If so, he won't enter government as long as it's up to me.'Hezki Baruch, 3/12/2019, 1:24 PM

Smotrich wants justice portfolio

National Union chairman makes clear that the party is looking not only at the Education Ministry but at additional ministries as well.Ben Ariel, 3/12/2019, 3:10 AM

Arabs to be allowed to enter Golden Gate

Israel agrees to fix leaks, allow Waqf to use Golden Gate compound. MK Smotrich: Unthinkable that criminals should be rewarded.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2019, 4:20 PM

National Union chief's plan to shield Netanyahu from prosecution

MK Smotrich aims to pass law granting immunity to sitting MKs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2019, 8:43 AM

Smotrich: We support law to protect PM from indictment

National Union leader says he will support law to prevent trial of sitting prime minister if Netanyahu wins reelection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2019, 3:38 PM

National Union chairman: Rabbi Lau forgot about the Holocaust

MK Smotrich slams Rabbi Lau for Holocaust comparison, says comparison harms memory of Holocaust victims.Hezki Baruch, 2/23/2019, 11:21 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

Rabbi Peretz, Smotrich reject Netanyahu invitation

Jewish Home, National Union leaders reject Likud offer to hold meeting with Otzma Yehudit to unify ahead of elections.Hezki Baruch, 2/18/2019, 6:39 PM

'Religious Zionism is thriving and expanding'

Rabbi Rafi Peretz, Bezalel Smotrich visit Sderot Hesder Yeshiva in first visit following the merger of Jewish Home, National Union.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2019, 4:20 PM

'Without us they won't make it into the Knesset'

Otzma Yehudit leader calls for joint list with Jewish Home and National Union to ensure all 3 parties make it into the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2019, 2:21 PM

Avoiding unity talks?

Jewish Home chairman shrugs off meeting with National Union chairman as negotiations on joint run remain deadlocked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2019, 4:57 PM

'This despicable terrorist must die'

MK Smotrich visits family of Ori Ansbacher, says she must be the last terror victim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2019, 5:49 AM

National Union-Jewish Home talks collapse

Negotiations for both Religious Zionist parties to run together fall apart, end after only five minutes. No future talks are scheduled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2019, 9:26 PM

Smotrich at left-wing conference: We are no longer silent

National Union chairman at conference of the Movement for Quality Government in Israel: The left will shout and we will act.Ido Ben Porat, 2/5/2019, 1:13 AM

Smotrich: Likud should merge with Otzma Yehudit

National Union leader suggests PM should have Otzma Yehudit faction run on joint list with Likud instead of Jewish Home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2019, 8:54 AM

Survey: Smotrich favorite to lead united right-wing list

Poll finds religious Zionist voters prefer National Union head Bezalel Smotrich to lead joint list with Jewish Home and Otzma Yehudit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2019, 10:43 PM

Smotrich to new Jewish Home head: Let's work together

National Union Chairman MK Bezalel Smotrich calls on new Jewish Home chairman former IDF Chief Rabbi Rafi Peretz to join with National UnionArutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2019, 10:00 PM

Labor MK compares Smotrich to Hamas terrorists

MK Omer Barlev publishes video in which he calls to fight Smotrich, Bennett and Shaked who "endanger us from within."Ben Ariel, 1/24/2019, 3:39 AM

Netanyahu expects to work together with Smotrich

PM congratulates MK Bezalel Smotrich on his election as the National Union chairman, hopes they can work together to keep right in power.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2019, 4:19 PM

Left blasts election of Smotrich

Hatnua and Labor parties respond to election of Bezalel Smotrich as National Union leader: "Nothing new under the Smotrich".Hezki Baruch, 1/15/2019, 4:44 AM

Otzma Yehudit calls for unity in national religious camp

Otzma Yehudit party calls for technical bloc that would unite the entire national religious camp ahead of elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2018, 2:14 AM

Who will lead National Union in 2019 elections?

MK Bezalel Smotrich challenges Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel for leadership of National Union party ahead of April elections.Hezki Baruch, 12/28/2018, 11:30 AM

'A stupid and superfluous committee'

MK Bezalel Smotrich blasts committee which rejected appointment of Moshe Edri as police commissioner.Ben Ariel, 11/30/2018, 1:38 AM

MK Smotrich: Close the Civil Administration now

Jewish Home MK says residents of Judea and Samaria, who serve in the army and pay taxes, should receive services from government ministries.Ido Ben Porat, 11/28/2018, 4:06 AM

Watch: Police raid illegal PA-funded event in Jerusalem

Illegally PA-funded conference in Jerusalem broken up, Palestinian Authority's 'Governor of Jerusalem' arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 10:51 PM

'Khan al-Ahmar has become a test of sovereignty'

MK Betzalel Smotrich skips Knesset vote, visits Khan al-Ahmar in protest against delay in evacuation of illegal Bedouin outpost.Hezki Baruch, 10/22/2018, 7:20 PM

Smotrich: Supreme Court is harming Israel's security

MK Smotrich slams Supreme Court's 'chutzpah' in forcing Israel to allow terrorists' relatives into Israel.Hezki Baruch, 8/27/2018, 10:51 AM

'If Liberman can't do it, he should go home'

MKs Smotrich and Forer debate current Hamas policy. 'If Liberman wanted guarantees he shouldn't have sought to be defense minister.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2018, 4:52 PM

Jewish Home MK: Israel must fight International Criminal Court

MK Smotrich demands Israeli government expose ICC's 'hypocrisy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2018, 2:39 PM

Smotrich: Liberman the weakest defense minister

Jewish Home MK slams DF Liberman for reaching ceasefire dealing crippling blow to Hamas after massive rocket barrage/Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2018, 10:59 AM

Jewish Home MK: Supreme Court will castrate Nationality Law

MK Bezalel Smotrich says Supreme Court will render new law meaningless, slams politicians who 'don't stop apologizing.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2018, 11:49 AM

Land of Israel Lobby: Evacuate illegal Bedouin outpost

Leaders of Knesset lobby send letter to PM, Defense and Justice Ministers calling on them to ensure Jewish, Arab outposts treated equally.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2018, 3:27 PM

Sa-Nur expellees come home

Thirteen years after their town was demolished, Sa-Nur expellees visit the site of their former town together with MKs and supporters.Yoni Kempinski, 7/24/2018, 8:09 AM

'PA uses the Bedouin to fight Israel'

MK Bezalel Smotrich debates lawyer for illegal Bedouin village, says PA should not go to Israeli court while it is in conflict with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2018, 9:55 PM

Jewish Home MK: Supreme Court cooperating with criminals

MK Moti Yogev says Supreme Court holds double standard when it comes to illegal construction, slams 'ujnust' rulings.Hezki Baruch, 7/6/2018, 9:30 AM

MK Smotrich calls for investigation against Hashgacha Pratit

Jewish Home MK calls on State Prosecutor to investigate rabbinic group for 'encouraging lawbreaking.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 5:19 PM

Teens arrested for distributing Quartets game

Teens from Binyamin region arrive in Knesset, distribute game focused on Supreme Court to Knesset members.Refael Levi, 6/27/2018, 2:41 PM

'We have no choice other than to reconquer Gaza'

Jewish Home MK Smotrich calls on government to order conquer of Gaza as a response to continued missile attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2018, 10:05 AM

'Legal advisers have an agenda'

Jewish Home MK says ignoring legal advisers' world view is 'just a way to fake innocence.'Hezki Baruch, 6/25/2018, 2:41 PM

Strike freezes construction in Judea, Samaria

Civil Administration employees strike, effectively freezing construction of over 1,000 housing units.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2018, 8:37 AM

Jewish Home's revenge on Kahlon

Jewish Home Faction Chair MK Shuli Mualem-Refaeli files appeal against Kulanu MK's law after Kahlon appeals against Jewish Home bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2018, 9:03 PM

Smotrich: Dismantle the Civil Administration

MK calls to dissolve Civil Administration for Judea and Samaria to bring Jewish towns under civilian control.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2018, 4:48 PM

Bring Hamas to its knees, says MK

MK Bezalel Smotrich (Jewish Home) says Israel should not allow more than bare minimum aid into Gaza until MIAs are returned.Guy Cohen, 6/1/2018, 5:23 PM

Smotrich blasts Israel Police

Jewish Home MK criticizes police over increased presence in community of Yitzhar.Ido Ben Porat, 5/28/2018, 2:37 AM

Twitter suspends Jewish Home MK's account

MK Bezalel Smotrich's Twitter account suspended after he wrote that Arab teen Ahed Tamimi should have been shot in the kneecap.Hezki Baruch, 4/24/2018, 1:08 AM

Will A-G stop the Overrule Clause?

Attorney General expected to present his opposition to Overrule Clause. Smotrich: Mandelblit is a good man but he is wrong.Michal Levy, 4/13/2018, 3:46 AM

Who's afraid of 'Ani Maamin?'

IDF to 'tighten procedures' following singing of traditional song about faith in God at end of military ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2018, 10:36 PM

'Why is having men and women in the same tank a problem?'

Yesh Atid MK expresses support for mixed-gender tank units, explains the difference between himself and a Jewish Home MK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2018, 11:41 AM

'There is no force in the world that can move us from here'

Hundreds of youth participate in National Union conference in the Netiv Ha'avot neighborhood.Ido Ben Porat, 2/9/2018, 3:45 AM

Government won't discuss legalization of Havat Gilad outpost

Despite promises, the government will not debate the legalization of Havat Gilad outpost. 'The time for excuses is over.'Tzvi Lev, 1/25/2018, 10:02 PM

Smotrich to the Chief of Staff: Get it together

Jewish Home MK blasts Chief of Staff's order to boycott the Chief Rabbi: Appears to be illegal.Hezki Baruch, 1/22/2018, 2:04 AM

MDA resumes operations in Judea and Samaria

Following assurances by Jewish Home MK that funds will be transferred, MDA reopens Judea and Samaria branches.Hezki Baruch, 1/1/2018, 6:48 PM

'No more racism on the Temple Mount!'

Activists call for end to discriminatory policies on Temple Mount, insist Jews be allowed to ascend, pray, as they wish.Hezki Baruch, 12/11/2017, 10:56 AM