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Jewish Home on Balancing Feminism, Jewish Law

Jewish Home seeks to bring women into the world of Jewish leadership. Bennett: Excluding women is foolishness.Maayana Miskin, 12/19/2013, 8:47 AM

Shaked Vilified for Same-Sex Marriage Stance

Jewish Home faction head compared to Nazis, told to ‘burn in hell’ for backing party’s refusal to recognize same-sex marriage.Maayana Miskin, 12/8/2013, 12:40 PM

Danny Dayan vs. Jewish Home on Same-Sex Marriage

Former Judea, Samaria regional leader upset by Jewish Home’s ‘homophobic’ stance on civil marriage, same-sex marriage.Maayana Miskin, 12/5/2013, 3:48 PM

Jewish Home MK: Partnership with Yesh Atid Mistake

In a meeting Wednesday with Jewish Home MKs in Samaria, MK Shuli Muallem declares that partnership is problematic, even 'a mistake.'Tova Dvorin, 11/28/2013, 9:11 AM

'Rabbis For Human Rights Encourages Anti-Semitism'

Jewish Home MK Zevulun Kalfa requests that group's freedom of speech be revoked on grounds of anti-Semitism.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2013, 5:26 PM

Bennett to Herzog: I Expect Us To Work Together

Jewish Home leader congratulates Herzog on Labor party primary win, emphasizes need for inter-party unity amidst calls for coalition change.Tova Dvorin, 11/22/2013, 11:19 AM

Jewish Home to Open More Municipal Branches

In party-wide meetings after success in municipal elections, Jewish Home decides to expand.Tova Dvorin, 11/20/2013, 10:16 PM

Report: Draft-Dodging Sanctions to Be Economic

New draft law for hareidi-religious sector set to impose economic sanctions - not criminal punishment - against draft-dodgers.Tova Dvorin and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2013, 1:23 PM

Obama Refuses to Speak to Netanyahu

In latest twist in public US-Israel relations fallout, Obama has been forwarding all of Netanyahu's calls to John Kerry.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2013, 9:59 AM

Israel, US Officials Fight for Support Over Iran

Jewish Home representatives continue to visit US in lobby to Congress over Iran deal; Shapiro rallies Israeli support through Israeli media.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2013, 10:07 PM

Peri Says Relationship with Jewish Home Untenable

Yesh Atid minister slams nationalist coalition partners, says sooner or later, one of them will have to go.Uzi Baruch, Ari Soffer, 11/16/2013, 6:18 PM

Beit Shemesh Mayor: No Gays Here

Asked about homosexuals, re-elected mayor Abutbul says city is “pure,” refers question to health ministry, police.Gil Ronen, 11/10/2013, 9:40 AM

Posters Emerge Against MK Eli Ben-Dahan

Inflammatory posters call for Ben-Dahan to be relieved of his post; Bayit Yehudi condemns ongoing 'incitement' campaign against rabbi.Tova Dvorin, 11/8/2013, 12:14 PM

Bayit Yehudi Hits Back, 'Don't Preach to Us'

MK Orbach responds to Shas MK's attacks, says "a party with a criminal at its head will not preach ethics to us."Ari Yashar, 11/5/2013, 8:52 PM

Shas MK Calls Bayit Yehudi 'Reform'

In latest attack on the party, MK Yitzhak Cohen calls Bayit Yehudi party "reform," says their nationalism will lead country to "disaster."Ari Yashar, 11/5/2013, 6:05 PM

88% of Bayit Yehudi Supporters Satisfied

Poll shows 88% of Bayit Yehudi supporters back Naftali Bennett's actions so far; party's popularity rising despite public attacks.Tova Dvorin, 11/5/2013, 11:08 AM

Bayit Yehudi: We Must Vet Laws on Religious Issues

Any government decisions having to do with religion will have to be vetted by the Bayit Yehudi party, MKs decided in a meetingDavid Lev, 11/4/2013, 8:08 PM

Livni: Bayit Yehudi a Threat to Israel-PA Talks

Hatnua head accuses Bayit Yehudi of threatening Israel-PA talks, asks Labor to ‘be responsible’ and take its place.Maayana Miskin, 11/3/2013, 8:20 AM

Bayit Yehudi: Steinitz Shouldn't Preach to Bennett

Bayit Yehudi responds to criticism by Likud minister who said that Bennett was privy to the decision to free terrorists.Elad Benari, 11/3/2013, 3:34 AM

New Law for Jewish Prayer on Temple Mount

Bayit Yehudi advances monumental new bill to ensure regular prayer hours for Jews on the Temple Mount; first since 1967.Tova Dvorin , 11/1/2013, 11:33 AM

Jewish Home MK: Time to Break Yesh Atid Alliance

MK Yoni Chetboun expands on previous comments, calls on his party to seek alternative alliances "to promote Jewish identity".Ari Soffer, 10/31/2013, 11:45 AM

R' Simcha Kook: Tzohar Bill - More Illegitimacy?

Rabbi of Rehovot warns controversial bill will wreak havoc on institution of marriage; speculates that Diaspora will reject Israeli licensesTova Dvorin, 10/30/2013, 11:14 PM

Lapid and Bennett Friendly Again

Heads of Secularist Yesh Atid and religious Zionist Bayit Yehudi meet, agree on hareidi draft bill.Gil Ronen, 10/30/2013, 11:15 AM

Civil Marriage Threatens Lapid-Bennett Alliance

Bayit Yehudi may end its alliance with Lapid’s Yesh Atid party over attempts to institute civil marriage, same-sex marriage, MK says.Maayana Miskin, 10/29/2013, 4:10 PM

Bennett: Attacks Won't Shut Us Up

Bayit Yehudi head Naftali Bennett says neither he nor his MKs will be intimidated into keeping quiet, despite attacks on the party.David Lev, 10/28/2013, 5:15 PM

Peretz: Bennett is Looking for Headlines

Hatnua minister: Bayit Yehudi ministers have a "collective responsibility" to accept terrorist release if they don't leave coalition.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 10/28/2013, 2:16 AM

Govt. Votes Down Law to Prevent Terrorist Release

A law that would have prevented the release of terrorist prisoners was voted down by the Ministerial Law Committee Sunday.David Lev, 10/27/2013, 4:17 PM

Public Tension between Bayit Yehudi, Hatnua

Coalition MKs trade barbs over ‘homes for terrorists’ claims and more. PA leaders lend support to ‘Jewish Home’ position.Maayana Miskin, 10/27/2013, 12:20 PM

Report: Livni to Avoid Vote on Terrorist Release

Justice Minister who heads Israel-PA talks is reportedly trying to prevent MKs from voting on terrorist release by burying bill.Maayana Miskin, 10/25/2013, 1:03 PM

Ministers to Vote on Stopping Terrorist Releases

Bayit Yehudi says tying release of terrorists to construction in Judea and Samaria "cynical and immoral."Gil Ronen, 10/24/2013, 10:31 PM

Bennett: United we Stood, Divided we Fell

Bayit Yehudi head says party’s successes and failures in local elections are a lesson to the Religious Zionist community.Maayana Miskin, 10/24/2013, 1:29 PM

Bayit Yehudi Victorious in Municipal Elections

"We are Israel's social party", says Bennett after two Bayit Yehudi candidates win mayoral posts in the periphery.Arutz Sheva, 10/23/2013, 5:14 AM

Rabbi Zuckerman ‘Raised Generations’

Rabbi Zuckerman praised for his ‘tremendous contribution’ to Israel.Maayana Miskin, 10/20/2013, 9:46 AM

'I Decided to Survive'

Jerusalem candidate talks about the terror attack that changed his life, and warns that a ‘Third Intifada’ is beginning.Maayana Miskin, 10/20/2013, 9:45 AM

Minister: No Building In Jerusalem, Blame My Boss

Uri Ariel says it is outrageous that there has been no building in the capital authorized for years.Adam Ross, 10/18/2013, 1:37 PM

Hareidi Parties, Bayit Yehudi Unite in Tel Aviv

Religious parties manage rare cross-spectrum unity in Tel Aviv as hareidi-religious, Zionists join for city council race.Maayana Miskin, 10/18/2013, 9:06 AM

Sharp Rise in Building in Judea and Samaria

NGO Peace Now says it has recorded a significant increase in building in Judea and Samaria in the first half of 2013.Adam Ross, 10/17/2013, 12:59 PM

Nationalist MKs Denounce Terror Attack

The government must stop releasing terrorists, says MKs from the Likud and Bayit Yehudi following Psagot terror attack.Elad Benari, 10/6/2013, 4:31 AM

Ketsaleh: Netanyahu 'a Sheep in Wolf's Clothing'

Accusing the PM of weakness, former National Union party leader also attacks Naftali Bennett's alliance with Yair Lapid.Adam Ross, 10/4/2013, 1:46 PM

Bennett and Ariel Talking About Permanent Union

Ministers Naftali Bennett and Uri Ariel have agreed to begin talks on a permanent union between the Bayit Yehudi and Tekuma.Arutz Sheva, 10/4/2013, 5:45 AM

Bennett: 'Not Bothered By Angry Shouts'

Israel's Economy Minister says he is pursuing 'the correct path' and is at ease with some of the verbal abuse he has had to take.Adam Ross, 10/3/2013, 10:30 PM

Bennett: I'm no Feminist, but...

Terminology notwithstanding, Bayit Yehudi head says it is good for Israel to advance women.Gil Ronen, 10/1/2013, 12:02 PM

Bayit Yehudi Activist Stabbed in Jerusalem Park

A volunteer for Bayit Yehudi, who was posting signs in Sacher Park in Jerusalem, was stabbed by an individual in hareidi garb.David Lev, 9/15/2013, 4:52 PM

Jewish Home Party Split in Race for Jerusalem

Local Bayit Yehudi branch, national list, each stick to their own candidates.Maayana Miskin, 9/15/2013, 3:17 PM

Bennett: We’ll Defend the Land of Israel

Bennett tells Bayit Yehudi supporters, ‘We’ve lost the privilege to back out’ – but promises no land concessions.Maayana Miskin, 9/10/2013, 7:44 PM

Threats End Hareidi Woman's Jewish Home Candidacy

Candidate Racheli Ivenboim says she faced threats her children would be forced out of school. 'Time for the hareidi community to decide.'Maayana Miskin and Ben Bresky, 9/3/2013, 3:51 PM

'You Can't be an Occupier in Your Own Home'

In candid TV interview, Bayit Yehudi head says the lesson from world inaction on Syria is that Israel can only trust G-d and its own might.Gil Ronen, 9/3/2013, 11:02 AM

Bennett: Stop the 'Peace Cult'

Bayit Yehudi head says if we'd handed over Golan, Al Qaeda would be dipping its feet in the Sea of Galilee.Gil Ronen, 9/2/2013, 3:48 PM

Hareidi Woman from Mea Shearim on Jewish Home List

28-year-old activist from hareidi enclave is third on the Jewish Home list in Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 8/29/2013, 10:42 PM

Bayit Yehudi MKs Demand Timetables for Budgets

Ahead of a faction meeting, MKs say this time they will not be content with promises.Gil Ronen, 8/29/2013, 10:57 AM

Bayit Yehudi: No Need for a Second Bar-Ilan Speech

Bayit Yehudi up in arms over rumors that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is planning a second Bar Ilan Speech.David Lev, 8/26/2013, 5:36 PM

Bennett: 'Piles of Dead Children Can't be Ignored'

Bayit Yehudi head compares chemical attack in Syria to scenes from Holocaust.Gil Ronen, 8/22/2013, 9:39 PM

Ketzaleh Calls for Bennett's Removal

Former National Union chairman says current leader is complicit in impending eviction of 8 communities.Gil Ronen, 8/22/2013, 3:39 PM

Activists to Bayit Yehudi: Time to Wake Up

Activists with Regavim call on the Bayit Yehudi party to “wake up,” break its ties to Yesh Atid., 8/22/2013, 1:15 AM

Bayit Yehudi: "A Home for all Israelis"

The Bayit Yehudi party’s latest initiative: working to encourage youth, women and secular Israelis involvement in party activism.Maayana Miskin, 8/13/2013, 4:11 PM

Bennett: Good Thing Pioneers Weren’t Like Livni

In spite of left-wing opposition, gov't approves Judea and Samaria towns as part of "national priority" list.Maayana Miskin, 8/4/2013, 1:38 PM

Poll: Slight Boost for Likud, Bayit Yehudi

Likud, Bayit Yehudi enjoy slight boost in popularity following Israel-PA talks - even as most say Abbas doesn't want peace.Maayana Miskin, 8/1/2013, 11:15 PM