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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 Evictions

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

Another Try to Build Ties 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

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 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; Coalition Crafting in 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 Lapid 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: 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

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

Lapid, Bennett Draft New 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

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 Necessary’ to Get 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: 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: Bibi-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

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 Bibi: '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 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: 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 an 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 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

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

'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 Gov't 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

Officials: Bennett Attacked 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