Bennett: Chief Rabbi Results Could Split Religious ZionistsThe results of the elections for Chief Rabbi may end up pulling the Bayit Yehudi party apart.
'No Place for Bayit Yehudi in This Government'MK joins victims' families in last-minute protest, suggests his party leave the government.
Why Left and Right Agree on ReferendumMKs from Bayit Yehudi, Hatnua agree the nation should have a chance to vote on Israel-PA agreement.
Bayit Yehudi Jumps to 19 Seats in PollAnalysts see connection between Rabbinate elections and leap in religious Zionist party's poll power.
Feiglin: Bennett should Consider Bolting Gov'tIn slightly bizarre interview, maverick Likud MK warns Bayit Yehudi not to enable a catastrophe, "through inaction and silence"
Temple Mount Imam Threatens US, EuropeDuring sermon last Friday, Temple Mount imam threatens: “The Caliphate shall return... We desire to cleanse it of the impure.”
Bayit Yehudi Kicks Off Campaign in ‘Red City’The Jewish Home picks its candidates for city council in the former socialist stronghold of Haifa.
Report: Netanyahu Ready to Give Up 90% of Judea and SamariaTop Likud Ministers said the Prime Minister is prepared to give up as much as 90% of Judea and Samaria, a report claims.
AG Asked to Investigate Arab MK Who Called for IntifadaYoung leadership of the Bayit Yehudi asks Attorney General to investigate inciting remarks by MK Afou Agbaria.
Lapid: Bennett is Wrong on Palestinian StateFinance Minister Yair Lapid says he disagrees with Economy Minister Naftali Bennett about the idea of a Palestinian state.
Religious Zionist World in Uproar over ‘Death Blow’ to YeshivasGovernment to cut yeshiva budgets by over 50%. Sources in Bayit Yehudi admit, ‘This is a death blow.’
‘Amar Law’ Heads toward ApprovalKnesset set to allow Rabbi Shlomo Amar to serve a second term as Sephardi Chief Rabbi.
Bennett Maintains Veto on Stern LawBayit Yehudi keeps veto on law to increase number of voters, particularly women, in body that elects Rabbinate.
Bayit Yehudi Endorses Rabbi Stav for Chief RabbiReligious Zionist party votes to support relatively liberal candidate for Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi.
Bayit Yehudi Voters Unhappy over IssuesPoll shows people who voted for the party are not pleased with its handling of key questions.
Bennett: 'Lots of Love' Needed in Dealing With HareidimBayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett urged members of the government and MKs to project calm over issue of hareidi integration
Perry C'tee: Hesder Yeshivas Win ReprievePeriod of military service for Hesder yeshivas will not be lengthened to 22 months, but only to 17.
Ariel: Equal Burden Should Apply to Everyone, Arabs TooHousing Minister Uri Ariel says his party intends to demand legislation be introduced requiring Arabs to enlist in the army.
Jewish Home Split over Rabbinate VoteFrustration in Jewish Home party as support split between Rabbi Ariel, Rabbi Stav.
Slomiansky 'Vote Buying' Case to be ClosedPolice expected to recommend that MK Nissan Slomiansky not be prosecuted on charges of “vote buying”.
Proposal: Rabbis Cannot Take Payment for WeddingsA new proposal would see state-employed rabbis banned from taking payment for conducting marriages in their jurisdiction.
Jewish Home Fights for a Place in Local PoliticsFollowing Knesset success, Bayit Yehudi prepares for a new elections battle on the local level.
Hesder Official: Hareidim, Religious Zionists Suffer TogetherThe budget cuts proposed by the government are decimating all yeshivas, a top Hesder Yeshiva official said
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Endorses Rabbis Amar, ArielRabbis Shlomo Amar and Ya'akov Ariel were endorsed in their elections bids for Chief Rabbi by Rabbi Ovadia Yosef
Bayit Yehudi MKs: Don't Hurt Hareidi YeshivasBayit Yehudi MKs are conducting negotiations with the Treasury to increase the budgets of yeshivot, reports said
Leaders Urge, ‘Stop Playing with Terrorists’Samaria leaders, Jewish Home urge government to ‘stop playing with terrorists,’ crack down on would-be attackers.
Bayit Yehudi under Attack from HardlinersEx-MK Ben Ari, Baruch Marzel, slam religious Zionist party over alleged softness on Hevron, Ramla.
In Tears, MK Shuli Moalem Remembers her First HusbandNew MK for Bayit Yehudi, in an interview on the Knesset Channel, touches her most painful memories.
Islamists: Bennett 'Defiled' Cave of PatriarchsAl Aqsa Foundation unhappy with Bayit Yehudi tour of Hevron.
Bennett in Hevron: This is Where It all BeganMachpela House, which has been closed for a year, was opened up for the MKs.
Bennett: Time to Bring Back Israel’s Jewish SpiritBennett: Our goal – to bring back Israel’s Jewish spirit with accessible, friendly religious services.
Bennett: Bring Pollard HomeEconomics and Trade Minister and Bayit Yehudi head Naftali Bennett called for the release of Jonathan Pollard from his American prison
Bennett: We Are 100% Behind NetanyahuBayit Yehudi chairman: The campaign is behind us, the negotiations are behind us, and we'll all stand behind Prime Minister Netanyahu.
Bayit Yehudi: What They Got in Coalition DealBayit Yehudi party head Naftali Bennett finalized the appointments party members will receive in the government.
For the First Time, Religious ‘Status Quo’ Out of GovernmentFor the first time in Israel’s history, the coalition agreement does not include a commitment to the religious-secular “status quo.”
Bennett: We Are Obligated to All IsraelisBayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett emphasizes that his party would be committed to all sectors of Israel society in the new government.
Livni Blasts Bayit YehudiNew Justice Minister: "I hope that on the diplomatic subjects, Lapid won't adopt Bennett's views."
Coalition Agreements - Who Got What?Yesh Atid receives 5 ministers, a deputy minister and 3 committees. Bayit Yehudi gets 3 ministers, 2 deputy ministers, and 1 committee.
Bennett and Lapid Agree to Give Up Vice PM TitleNaftali Bennett and Yair Lapid have reportedly agreed to give up the title of Vice Prime Minister, paving the way for a new government.
Report: Sarah Still Trying to Keep Bennett Out of Govt.The deal that will form a government is being held up by Sarah Netanyahu, who is still trying to keep Naftali Bennett out, reports said
UTJ: New Government 'Hateful, Evil, Corrupt, Disloyal,' etc.URJ MKs slammed the new government, heaped invective on its members, and expressed wishes for its rapid demise
Final Coalition Pact Set to be Signed Thursday NightBarring last-minute changes, members of the new Netanyahu government are set to sign final documents Thursday evening. Here's the lineup.
Bayit Yehudi Presents: The 'New Deal' on Yeshiva Student DraftsThe new coalition deal on equitable IDF service enhances the status of yeshiva students and the yeshiva world, Bayit Yehudi said
Netanyahu to Present His New GovernmentThe agreements between the Likud, Bayit Yehudi and Yesh Atid are expected to be placed on the Knesset table before the end of the day.
Report: Uri Ariel to Receive Israel Lands AdministrationBennett will be Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry, Trade and Labor, says Bayit Yehudi source.
Coalition Talks Deadlocked, Likud Warns Yesh AtidWith coalition talks stalled between Likud-Beytenu and Yesh Atid, PM Binyamin Netanyahu warns Yair Lapid that time has run out.
Coalition Talks: Rabbi Ben-Dahan to Head Religious ServicesBayit Yehudi to head three ministries, not four, but will get appoint a deputy minister to Ministry of Religious Services.
Coalition Agreement: Up Knesset Threshold to 4%Likud, Yesh Atid and Bayit Yehudi argue final coalition issue, agree to raise Knesset threshold.
Bayit Yehudi Seeks to Head Finance CommitteeCoalition talks hit a snag as Likud, Yesh Atid and Bayit Yehudi all seek to head the Finance Committee.
Report: Coalition Deal on Verge of Being SignedReports said that the coalition agreement that will form Israel's next government is complete and may be signed Monday night
Rabbis to Bennett: Forgive and Forget Hareidi InsultsSeveral prominent Religious Zionist rabbis urged Bayit Yehudi to ensure that hareidi parties are included in the government now being formed
Coalition Agreement #1: Downsize Gov't to 21 MinistersCoalition negotiators for Likud Beytenu, Yesh Atid and Bayit Yehudi are still talking but have managed to hammer out a starting framework.
MK Ariel: We're Still Waiting for an Answer on LivniThe Bayit Yehudi is still waiting for clarifications from the Likud regarding its coalition agreement with Livni’s party, says MK Uri Ariel.
Yishai: An Entire Sector Was BoycottedThe 2013 elections will be remembered as the ones in which an entire sector of society was boycotted, says MK Eli Yishai.
Orbach: Rabbi Kook Against ‘Price Tag’MK reminds public that leading religious-Zionist rabbi was strongly against attacks on Arabs.
Bennett, Lapid Deny Giving Netanyahu an UltimatumBennett and Lapid deny media reports that they plan to demand the Foreign and Finance Ministries or stay away from the coalition.
Bayit Yehudi: We’ll Keep Cooperating with Hareidi PartiesBayit Yehudi rejects accusations made by Shas MK, says, ‘We tried to work together.’