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Rare Peace Now Approval for ‘Settler’ Rabbi

Peace Now head joins right-wing MKs in eulogizing proud ‘settler’ rabbi as a symbol of peace. Maayana Miskin, 3/5/2013, 3:37 PM

Shas: It's Over, We're Headed for Opposition

Sephardic hareidi party vows to fight from the Opposition, keep funds from going to "hilltop youth."Gil Ronen, 3/4/2013, 8:55 AM

MK Piron Confirms: Likud Offered Us Evictions of Jews

Yesh Atid MK confirms that Likud offered his party a coalition without Bayit Yehudi that will evict Jews in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2013, 4:16 AM

PM: ‘Deadly Weapons Piling Up Around Us’

PM Netanyahu warns that even as he tries to unite parties in a coalition, Israel’s enemies unite to bring about Jewish state's destruction.Chana Ya'ar, 3/3/2013, 2:42 PM

Netanyahu to Try Again to Build Coalition w/ Shas, Bayit Yehudi

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has two weeks left to build a coalition and a roadblock between the blocs he needs for an agreement. Chana Ya'ar, 3/3/2013, 12:02 PM

Yishai: Bennett Abandoned Settlement with Lapid Pact

MK Eli Yishai accuses MK Naftali Bennett of abandoning the Jewish settlement enterprise by forming an alliance with Yesh Atid., 3/3/2013, 3:35 AM

Likud Negotiator: Bayit Yehudi Also Rejected Hareidim

After saying that Yesh Atid refuses to enter a coalition with hareidi parties, the Likud team said the same about the Bayit Yehudi.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/1/2013, 10:11 PM

Bennett Vindicated as Coalition Crafting Enters Overtime

Analysis: Likud's behavior shows the reasoning behind Naftali Bennett's decision to enter into a pact with Yesh Atid was sound.Gil Ronen, 3/1/2013, 12:19 PM

Bayit Yehudi: Likud Wants Livni-Abbas Coalition

MKs Orit Strook, Rabbi Ben Dahan, blast Likud's reported offer to Yesh Atid to tear down communities.Gil Ronen, 3/1/2013, 9:10 AM

Likud Denies It Offered Yesh Atid Evictions of Jews

Sources in Yesh Atid told Maariv Likud promised to tear down Jewish communities in coalition deal.Gil Ronen, 3/1/2013, 8:05 AM

Likud: We Want Hareidi Parties, Too

Likud Beytenu negotiators say they want Jewish Home, Lapid, and hareidi parties, too. Lieberman: Even Labor might join.Maayana Miskin, 2/28/2013, 5:30 PM

Second MK Suspected of Buying Votes

A senior Likud MK is suspected of having paid for votes. The MK calls suspicions ‘absurd.’Maayana Miskin, 2/27/2013, 9:55 AM

Bennett on Vote-Buying Rumors: Let’s Support Each Other

Bennett speaks about vote-buying rumors, coalition talks, and pro-terror riots.Maayana Miskin, 2/26/2013, 3:45 PM

Dayan: Jewish Home ‘Shooting Itself in the Foot’

Dayan accuses Bennett of preferring ‘pro-expulsion’ Yair Lapid to Netanyahu.Maayana Miskin, 2/26/2013, 11:19 AM

MK Slomiansky Denies Reports He 'Bought Votes'

MK Nissan Slomiansky (Bayit Yehudi) denies media reports that he had “bought votes” in his party’s primaries., 2/26/2013, 6:45 AM

Poll: Most Israelis Prefer Coalition without Hareidim

51% of Israelis would prefer to see a coalition without the hareidi-religious parties, a poll released Monday reveals.Elad Benari, 2/26/2013, 2:15 AM

Likud MK: Bayit Yehudi Dividing Right Wing Bloc

MK Elkin says Bayit Yehudi, Yesh Atid are making it impossible to establish a coalition.Gil Ronen, 2/24/2013, 5:58 PM

Bayit Yehudi: Hareidi Draft Agreement Incomplete

Bayit Yehudi party denied Saturday night report that it had reached an agreement with Yesh Atid party on hareidi enlistment. Arutz Sheva staff, 2/24/2013, 11:20 AM

Report: Lapid and Bennett Draft New Hareidi Enlistment Outline

Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid have drafted a new outline for enlistment of hareidim which they will present during coalition negotiations.Elad Benari, 2/24/2013, 6:33 AM

Report: Mofaz Demanded to be Defense Minister and Was Rejected

Mofaz reportedly joined the pact between Bayit Yehudi and Yesh Atid because his demand to be Defense Minister was rejected.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/22/2013, 11:14 PM

Likud, Bayit Yehudi Hold Meeting 'In Good Spirits'

Coalition negotiation teams of the Likud/Yisrael Beytenu and the Bayit Yehudi meet, but no progress is made.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/22/2013, 8:38 PM

Bibi: ‘Do Whatever is Necessary’ to Bring Bayit Yehudi

Netanyahu has reportedly told his staff to do ‘whatever is necessary’ to get the Bayit Yehudi party to join his coalition. Maayana Miskin, 2/22/2013, 8:52 AM

Danon Reminds Livni: This is a Nationalist Government

MK Danny Danon (Likud): Livni should remember she's joining a Netanyahu-led government and not vice versa.Elad Benari, 2/22/2013, 6:14 AM

Bayit Yehudi: Netanyahu-Livni Agreement Unacceptable

Bayit Yehudi plans to ask Likud to reconsider and perhaps change the coalition agreement with Tzipi Livni.Elad Benari, 2/22/2013, 4:12 AM

Bayit Yehudi Insider: 'We don't Seek Comfy Seats'

Religious Zionist party's campaigner, Jeremy Saltan, expresses party's stand ahead of key meeting.Gil Ronen, 2/21/2013, 9:54 PM

Bayit Yehudi, Likud Teams to Meet Friday

Minister Moshe Yaalon expresses hope that agreement between the parties can be reached.Gil Ronen, 2/21/2013, 7:51 PM

MK Levin Warns of 'Nightmare' Coalition with Labor

Likud MK says Bayit Yehudi's inflexibility may push Likud into a coalition with leftist parties.Gil Ronen, 2/21/2013, 6:13 PM

Bennett: Livni Has Given Up on Ariel; Livni: Not True

Bayit Yehudi chairman attacks the coalition agreement between the Likud and Hatnua, reminding that Livni was ready to split Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 2/21/2013, 3:13 AM

Bennett to Netanyahu: 'Not Too Late to Make Amends'

Bayit Yehudi head Naftali Bennett calls on PM Netanyahu to patch things up with the Bayit Yehudi party before it's too late. Gil Ronen, 2/20/2013, 10:06 PM

Progress in Likud-Bayit Yehudi Talks

MK: Netanyahu needs us, even if he doesn't want us.Maayana Miskin, 2/20/2013, 2:58 PM

MK: Create an Alternative to Tel Aviv

MK Wortzman tackles housing crisis, child poverty in his first speech in Knesset. Maayana Miskin, 2/20/2013, 12:40 PM

Bayit Yehudi: Livni Makes Coalition Talks More Difficult

Tzipi Livni’s joining Netanyahu’s coalition will make it difficult for the Bayit Yehudi to join it, officials in the party say.Elad Benari, 2/20/2013, 6:16 AM

Will Shas be the Next to Join?

Livni tells Shas she expects to see them join the coalition as Netanyahu calls for ‘broad-based unity.’Maayana Miskin, 2/19/2013, 10:49 PM

Likud Warns: New Elections are Possible

Likud is feeling the pressure of Bayit Yehudi and Yesh Atid's united negotiating posture. Analysis.Gil Ronen, 2/18/2013, 10:06 AM

‘No Coalition Talks between Likud, Jewish Home’

Negotiator: Likud is offering ministries, but is avoiding talks with real substance.Maayana Miskin, 2/17/2013, 10:52 AM

Hareidi Leaders Latest to Pursue Bennett

Hareidi MKs meet with Bennett in an attempt to win the Jewish Home to their cause. Likud, Lapid reportedly fighting for party’s support.Maayana Miskin, 2/15/2013, 11:00 AM

Lapid: Entering Gov't with Shas will End My Career

Yesh Atid and Bayit Yehudi chairmen have reportedly decided to stick together no matter what.Gil Ronen, 2/14/2013, 10:56 PM

Bennett and Lapid a Package Deal

Bennett and Lapid create 31-seat bloc, agree to join the coalition or be left out together.Maayana Miskin, 2/14/2013, 12:15 AM

Jewish Home: Likud’s Offer of Ministries ‘Irrelevant’

Jewish Home party: talk of ministries is ‘irrelevant’ – and offers should not include ultimatums.Maayana Miskin, 2/13/2013, 8:07 PM

Orbach: Naftali Bennett is Our Prince Charming

MK Orbach compares Naftali Bennett to a fairy-tale prince who woke ‘sleeping beauty.’Maayana Miskin, 2/13/2013, 4:57 PM

Bennett: We Have a Rare Opportunity to Bring Change

MK Bennett at the Conference of Presidents: There's a considerable common denominator between us and Yesh Atid.Elad Benari, 2/13/2013, 2:13 AM

Bayit Yehudi 'will be Netanyahu's First Coalition Partner'

Report: religious Zionist party will have first picks of cabinet portfolios, Knesset committees.Gil Ronen, 2/12/2013, 9:14 AM

Yishai to Zionist Rabbis: Save the Torah World

Eli Yishai of Shas defends his record on the land of Israel, seeks help from Bayit Yehudi.Maayana Miskin, 2/6/2013, 1:14 PM

Bennett: 'I Feel No Pressure' from Rabbis

Bayit Yehudi head: we are obligated to add hareidim to work force and army. Rabbi Melamed weighs in.Gil Ronen, 2/5/2013, 2:16 PM

Likud Wants the Rabbis It Smeared to Save It

Two weeks ago, Likud portrayed Rabbi Dov Lior as a dangerous man. Now it needs his help.Gil Ronen, 2/5/2013, 12:27 PM

Bayit Yehudi: Sunday Vacation will Promote Shabbat Observance

Bayit Yehudi to support a proposal to extend the weekend into Sunday, explains that it would encourage Israelis to observe Shabbat.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/5/2013, 6:43 AM

Bayit Yehudi in Fierce Attack on Shas

"Suddenly they remember that we are 'religious like them' but in the elections they called us 'goyim.'"Gil Ronen, 2/4/2013, 2:27 PM

Bayit Yehudi Torn between Lapid, Hareidim

Reports suggest Bennett has a pact with Lapid while rabbis want a religious front. Or is it spin?Gil Ronen, 2/4/2013, 10:13 AM

Bayit Yehudi, Likud Talks 'Friendly'

MK Uri Ariel: the main topic in coalition talks was hareidi enlistment.Gil Ronen, 2/3/2013, 7:34 PM

Yaalon Expects Bayit Yehudi to be in Coalition

Despite rocky relations between Bennett and the Netanyahus, Yaalon expects Bennett to be in the government.Gil Ronen, 2/2/2013, 10:36 PM

'Jewish Home Should Take Interior, Religious Affairs Portfolios'

Rabbi Dr. Daniel Tropper of the Jewish Home’s Elections Committee: We can have influence in the Interior and Religious Affairs Ministries.Elad Benari, 1/31/2013, 3:46 AM

Activist to Lapid: No Coalition without Bayit Yehudi

Longtime NRP activist Buma Barhad asks Lapid to remember Bayit Yehudi's secular supporters.Gil Ronen, 1/29/2013, 1:09 PM

Knitted, Black Kippot Talking about United Front

Bayit Yehudi's Bennett, Ariel spoke with UTJ's Porush about joining forces in coalition talks.Gil Ronen, 1/29/2013, 11:50 AM

Likud Sources: Bibi Wants Bennett in Coalition

Senior sources: tension between Netanyahu and Bennett will not keep Bayit Yehudi out of government.Gil Ronen, 1/27/2013, 6:58 PM

Likud Officials: Bibi Mistreated Bennett for Personal Reasons

Netanyahu comes under fire from Likud members, who say the attacks on Jewish Home's Bennett were for personal reasons.Elad Benari, 1/27/2013, 6:02 AM

Lapid Prefers Bennett in Coalition

Lapid prefers Bayit Yehudi in coalition. MKs say talks with PA unlikely to be a sticking point.Maayana Miskin, 1/25/2013, 9:21 AM

Feiglin: Likud Shot Itself in the Foot

Likud MK-elect says negative campaign against the Bayit Yehudi was "catastrophic."Gil Ronen, 1/24/2013, 7:47 PM