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Yesh Atid MK: 'Duma arson spilled Jewish blood'

Stern brushes off lawyers' testimony that Jewish suspects being brutally tortured to point of suicide, says arson set off terror wave.Hezki Baruch, 12/21/2015, 3:37 PM

Left Outraged Over Judea-Samaria Products

Leftist MKs react with anger over proposed motion that companies from Judea and Samaria will be prioritized in Knesset tenders.Ido Ben Porat, 10/20/2015, 6:55 AM

Marzel: Elazar Stern is a 'Danger' to Israel

Returning MK with controversial past 'damaged Israel and cannot be regarded as religious,' asserts right-wing activist Baruch Marzel.Benny Toker, 9/3/2015, 12:45 PM

'We've Exchanged a Bull for a Donkey'

Elazar Stern is 'one of the dangerous enemies of religion,' says nationalist Baruch Marzel.Reut Hadar, 9/2/2015, 11:06 AM

Elazar Stern Returning to Knesset

Secularist Yesh Atid's MK Rabbi Shai Piron is leaving politics, to be replaced by the controversial Stern.Gil Ronen, 9/2/2015, 8:34 AM

Case Closed Against Ex-IDF Chief, Politics Next?

Former MK Elazar Stern expresses hope that former IDf Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi's next step will be to join Yesh Atid.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 8/13/2015, 10:05 AM

Former Education Minister Piron May Quit Knesset

Reports that Yesh Atid MK Shai Piron will be resigning the Knesset are premature, a spokesperson for his office says.Moshe Cohen, 8/9/2015, 10:57 PM

Report: Yaakov Perry to Resign from Knesset

Perry allegedly to resign over Yesh Atid's place in the Opposition, allowing Elazar Stern to step in.Tova Dvorin, 3/23/2015, 4:18 PM

Health Ministry is Deterring French Aliyah

Many French medical professionals cannot receive licenses in Israel, yet quick fixes to correct the problem have been delayed for years.Gedalyah Reback, 3/8/2015, 1:29 PM

Elazar Stern Officially Joins Yesh Atid

In a press conference Sunday, Yair Lapid announced Elazar's move to join Yesh Atid, calling him 'Yesh Atid's 20th Knesset member.'Yoni Kempinski, Cynthia Blank, 1/18/2015, 12:33 PM

Elazar Stern Joins Yesh Atid Party

Former Hatnua MK will be joining Yair Lapid's party, just weeks after resigning from Hatnua.Hezki Baruch, 1/17/2015, 6:36 PM

Report: Stern Weighing Joining Yisrael Beytenu

Stern a good fit for Avigdor Liberman's party, associates say, after the MK left Hatnua due to its pact with Labor.Hezki Baruch, 12/23/2014, 1:06 PM

MK Elazar Stern Leaves Tzipi Livni's Hatnua

Stern objects to Livni's pact with Labor, in letter of resignation from the party noting that Hatnua has strayed too far Left for his views.Orly Harari, Tova Dvorin, 12/20/2014, 9:10 PM

Stern to Bennett: You Have Plenty to Apologize For

MK Elazar Stern attacks Bennett over his election campaign, claims he has to apologize for his "extremist" views on religion.Yishai Karov, 12/18/2014, 5:45 AM

MK Stern: Leaders Can't Just Rely on G-d

'Leaders must hope and pray but be rational,' says Kadima MK. 'When we only relied on G-d, we lost out.'Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 12/4/2014, 10:55 PM

MK: Conversion Law Political, Not Religious, Issue

Stern tells Arutz Sheva about his controversial conversion reforms - and why he thinks Chief Rabbinate may be forced to concede.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 11/7/2014, 8:56 AM

Knesset Vote Set on Controversial Conversion Bill

Bill submitted for Monday vote, with rabbis warning it will prevent conversions being recognized in Israel and abroad.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 10/29/2014, 2:52 PM

Vote on Conversion Bill Set for 1:00 P.M.

MK Ruth Calderon said freeze on Conversion Law is like giving a divorce decree to world Jewry. But that is only part of the story.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 10/27/2014, 12:04 PM

'Netanyahu Must Choose – Us or Livni'

MK Rabbi Ben Dahan says if Hatnua brings Conversion Bill to a vote, Jewish Home will have to leave coalition.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 10/22/2014, 1:22 PM

MK Yishai Slams Shabbat Law as Cheap Populism

A law to open 'cultural institutions' and restaurants on Shabbat is a desperate attempt by desperate MKs to stay afloat politically.Moshe Cohen, 9/7/2014, 4:57 PM

Radical Bill Proposes Change in Shabbat Observance

Yesh Atid and Hatnua MKs poised to raise massive political debate with bill giving local authorities free hand to desecrate Shabbat.Ari Yashar, 9/7/2014, 2:04 PM

New Bill Allows Kosher Restos to Open on Shabbat

A new law would require the Rabbinate to certify as kosher even those restaurants that are open on Shabbat.Moshe Cohen, 7/14/2014, 4:43 PM

Ex-IDF Soldiers to Gain New Key Benefit

Hareidi students lost a key benefit Sunday, while demobbed IDF soldiers were set to pick up another one, with a proposal by MK Stern.Yaakov Levi, 5/25/2014, 5:21 PM

'Only Talks Less Credible Than Bennett's Threats'

Far-left Meretz chairwoman slams Bennett's threat to leave govt. over Israeli-Arab terror release. MK Stern: 'they want to leave, fine.'Iddo Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 4/11/2014, 11:42 AM

Funding Frozen to Ministry of Housing Projects

Hundreds of millions of shekels in money for new construction delayed transfer after MK Elazar Stern complains.Tova Dvorin, 4/7/2014, 6:35 PM

177 Million Shekels for Judea and Samaria

Leftist MKs up in arms, accuse Finance Committee of 'lacking transparency', over allocations to Judea and Samaria.Tova Dvorin, 3/30/2014, 3:14 PM

Conversion Bill could Divide the Nation, Warns MK

MK Motti Yogev pleads with bill's author, MK Elazar Stern, to rethink establishment of independent religious courts.Netanel Katz, 3/20/2014, 7:28 PM

Hareidi MKs Clash with Reform Movement Leader

MK Moshe Gafni demands Reform Movement head Gilad Kariv be removed from stormy committee meeting for 'hutzpah'.Hezki Baruch, 3/19/2014, 5:19 PM

Revealed: The Trade-Off That Won Hatnua’s Support

Livni’s party agreed to back three controversial bills in exchange for govt. support for its own contested legislation.Maayana Miskin, 3/13/2014, 10:06 AM

Chief Rabbinate Says No To Religious Women in IDF

Rabbinate forbids religious female recruits, warning enlistment threatens Jewish nature of Israel. Hatnua MK Stern opposes.Ari Yashar, 1/9/2014, 8:47 PM

MK Stern: Recognize Chabad as National Service

As part of debate over hareidi enlistment, MK suggests Israel recognize Chabad youth who volunteer abroad as doing national service.Maayana Miskin, 12/31/2013, 2:32 PM

MK Stern: Judea, Samaria Getting Too Much Money

Hatnua MK says he is being 'lied to' regarding funding for Judea and Samaria projects.Gil Ronen, 12/10/2013, 3:46 PM

MK: Some Things More Important than Torah Study

Another heated debate in Knesset’s ‘Equal Burden of Service’ committee as Stern backs criminal charges for hareidi draft-dodgers.Maayana Miskin, 11/19/2013, 5:09 PM

Report: MK Stern Covers Up 'Price Tag' Incident

Unlike in an incident where a youth spit at him, MK Elazar Stern convinced a village to 'go easy' on a relative of his accused of a crimeDavid Lev, 11/14/2013, 10:19 AM

Rabbi: MK Stern Deliberately Lying about Yeshivas

Hesder yeshiva rabbi outraged by Hatnua MK’s claims. ‘He knows he’s twisting the truth.’Maayana Miskin, 11/10/2013, 8:41 PM

Police Decide on Increased Security for MK Stern

Police to increase security around Hatnua MK in the wake of his statements against Rabbi Dov Lior and the fallout from them.Arutz Sheva, 11/5/2013, 2:13 AM

Stern Declares: I’ll Face Rabbi Dov Lior in Court

MK Stern throws down the gauntlet, declares he will remove his immunity, allowing Rabbi Dov Lior to sue for slander over racism claims.Maayana Miskin, 11/3/2013, 2:09 PM

Petition: Remove MK Stern from Post to Stand Trial

Rabbis have filed a petition to remove HaTnua MK from Knesset post, stand trial for incitement despite parliamentary immunity.Tova Dvorin , 11/1/2013, 12:49 PM

Youth Who Spat at MK Apologizes – Not

The 17-year-old wrote a letter of apology to members of his community, but not to MK Stern.Gil Ronen, 10/31/2013, 8:02 PM

Hatnua MK: Spitting Could Lead to Political Murder

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni's Hatnua party continue to react to "spitting attack" against MK Stern, say such acts lead to murder.David Lev, 10/28/2013, 5:53 PM

MK Struk: MK Stern 'Spat' in Rabbi's Face

Bayit Yehudi MK defends Rabbi Dov Lior, reacts to incident in which a youth spat in the face of MK Stern.Gil Ronen, 10/27/2013, 4:53 PM

Ethiopian-Israeli Student Supports Rabbi Dov Lior

Ethiopian-Israeli sticks up for Rabbi Dov Lior following racism accusations. ‘I never felt a hint of mistreatment.’Maayana Miskin, 10/27/2013, 9:37 AM

Youth Arrested for Spitting on MK Stern

MK Elazar Stern attacked after he accused Rabbi Dov Lior of racist comments against Ethiopian Jews.Gil Ronen, 10/26/2013, 7:58 PM

MK Stern Slammed for ‘Racist’ Rabbi Claim

MK Elazar Stern slammed for condemning Rabbi Dov Lior for alleged racism. Rabbi Shmidt: he didn’t even check the facts.Maayana Miskin, 10/24/2013, 9:40 AM

Equal in Life, and in Death

Rabbis call for non-Jewish soldiers to be buried with their Jewish comrades.Gil Ronen, 9/17/2013, 12:04 PM

Why Left and Right Agree on Referendum

MKs from Bayit Yehudi, Hatnua agree the nation should have a chance to vote on Israel-PA agreement.Maayana Miskin, 7/26/2013, 10:52 AM

MK Stern: Hesder Accomplishment 'a Myth'

There is nothing special about Hesder students or soldiers, MK Elazar Stern (Hatnu'a) said TuesdayDavid Lev, 7/9/2013, 9:57 PM

Agreement on Jewish, Non-Jewish Burial in IDF

MKs, ministers come to an agreement regarding the controversial subject of Judaism and burial in the IDF.Maayana Miskin, 7/7/2013, 12:46 PM

Plenum Row Highlights Tension among Religious MKs

MK Elazar Stern accused MK Moalem of avoiding a vote, but did not realize she was at a doctor's appointment.Gil Ronen, 6/4/2013, 12:31 PM

MK: Use Hareidi Money to Fund Soldiers

Former head of IDF Manpower: Instead of force, use hareidi money to reward soldiers. He rejects civilian service option.Maayana Miskin, 5/29/2013, 10:04 AM

MK Stern Attacked by Eritrean Illegal in Tel Aviv

MK Elazar Stern (Hatnua) was attacked by an illegal infiltrator from Eritrea as he toured neighborhoods in southern Tel Aviv., 4/22/2013, 3:44 AM

MK Stern: Hareidim Cannot Complain Over 'Boycotts'

MK Elazar Stern (Hatnu'a) said that hareidi MKs should not complain about being boycotted, lest they be called out for hypocricyDavid Lev, 3/18/2013, 6:23 PM

Proposal: Women to Help Choose Chief Rabbis

MK proposes that at least 25% of those choosing new chief rabbis be women, raises bar for candidates.Maayana Miskin, 3/12/2013, 8:38 PM

Pebble in Shoe, New MK Prepares for Ceremony

Rabbi Shai Piron, about to be sworn in with the rest of the 19th Knesset, placed pebbles in his shoes, for a reason.Gil Ronen, 2/5/2013, 11:16 AM

Bennett Takes It on the Chin for ‘Refusal’ Remarks

Political leaders have a field day mocking Bennett for his remarks on refusing IDF orders. The next polls will reveal the damage, if any. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/23/2012, 9:45 AM

Former IDF General Given 4th Spot on Livni List

Gen. (Res.) Elazar Stern has been placed in the number 4 spot on the Livni party's Knesset list. Elad Benari, 12/7/2012, 1:14 AM

Gaza Operation Because of Elections?

Netanyahu and Barak started Operation Pillar of Defense in Gaza because of electoral considerations, says Maj. Gen. (res.) Elazar Stern.Elad Benari, 11/23/2012, 2:13 AM