Likud loses seat - as haredi faction rises to 8

Haredi MKs back Netanyahu as PM, as vote count update shows United Torah Judaism netting 8th seat - at the expense of Likud's 36th seat.David Rosenberg, Monday, 12:42 PM

TODAY: Free Live Online Post Elections Analysis/Q&A

This Sunday a live online event will be held analyzing the election results and how it will affect the next government coalition.Sharona Eshet-Kohen, Sunday, 3:58 PM

Could Shaked join the Likud?

Report: Outgoing Justice Minister could join Likud now that the New Right failed to pass the electoral threshold.Elad Benari, Canada, Saturday, 12:33 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Restoring Jewish Sovereignty

Intensive investment must be made in civil society frameworks that can not only draw the idea of extended Israeli sovereignty into the main-stream discourse as a legitimate political objective, but as one that can dominate that discourse. Dr. Martin Sherman, 4/12/2019, 2:30 PM

'A historic victory for Netanyahu'

MK Amir Ohana blasts Blue and White leaders: They called the prime minister a traitor and that continues even after the elections.Benny Tocker, 4/12/2019, 5:11 AM

It's official: New Right will not be in the Knesset

Central Elections Committee publishes final results of the 2019 elections. Likud has 36 seats, followed by Blue and White with 35.Elad Benari, 4/11/2019, 11:55 PM

Report: Kahlon will return to the Likud party

Kahlon will continue to hold the Finance Ministry portfolio and will receive another portfolio as well in the new government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2019, 9:29 PM

Likud rises to 36, UTJ falls to 7

Following count of special votes, Likud appears poised to gain one mandate, rising to 36, while UTJ falls by one seat to 7.David Rosenberg, 4/11/2019, 4:25 PM

Likud official: We are going for a full term

Official in ruling party says Likud is planning a right-wing government and is already in advanced contacts with its coalition partners.Hezki Baruch, 4/11/2019, 2:44 AM

Trump notices Trump flag at Netanyahu victory celebration

US president flattered by Trump flag waved at celebration of Likud victory.Gary Willig, 4/10/2019, 6:47 PM

'I’m surprised by the happiness in Blue and White'

Senior Likud member Nir Barkat welcomes elections results: The public would like to see Netanyahu continue to lead Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 4/10/2019, 2:07 AM

Erdan: Gantz cannot establish a coalition

Likud Minister takes a jab at Gantz: Some give speeches, some are already discussing the next coalition.Elad Benari, 4/10/2019, 1:37 AM

Exit poll: Right-wing bloc wins 66 seats

Channel 13 exit poll shows Likud tied with Blue and White, News 12 poll shows Blue and White with 4-seat lead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 10:43 PM

Netanyahu convenes emergency meeting

Netanyahu cancels participation in Ashdod campaign to hold emergency session due to low voter turnout in traditional party strongholds.Mordechai Sones, 4/9/2019, 5:41 PM

As Israel goes to the polls on Tuesday

The crazy three-month campaign and what to expect.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 4/8/2019, 6:47 AM

Will leftist group succeed in boosting Bedouin election turnout?

Likud files petition to block left-wing group's plans to bus Bedouin Arabs in southern Israel to voting stations to boost turnout.Ido Ben Porat, 4/7/2019, 10:22 PM

TODAY: Free Live Online Elections Info Session

On April 7, Bet El Institutions will host a free live election info session, explaining the multiparty system, party platforms, and analysisSharona Eshet-Kohen, 4/7/2019, 8:00 AM

Lapid: Netanyahu is lying, I'm against the nuclear deal

Blue and White leader blasts Netanyahu: He takes a quarter of a word that someone said and turns it into one big lie.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/6/2019, 1:15 AM

Blue and White petition against Likud rejected

Central Elections Committee Chairman determines there is no proof that the Likud was behind fake profiles on social media.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/5/2019, 11:42 PM

Final polls: Right-Religious bloc 66, Left-Arab bloc 54

Gantz-Lapid list holds 3-seat edge over Likud days before election - but right-wing bloc beats left-wing bloc by 12 mandates, 66 to 54.David Rosenberg, 4/5/2019, 3:51 PM

Poll: Blue and White opens up 5-seat lead over Likud

In final day of polling before next week's election, right-wing bloc still leading, but Left-Arab bloc gaining ground.David Rosenberg, 4/5/2019, 8:52 AM

Poll: Likud leads with 31 seats, Blue and White - 30

Blue and White would be in second place with 30 seats, and the Labor Party and Hadash-Ta'al would tie for third place with eight seats each.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2019, 10:39 PM

Right-wing leaders won't attend Likud's pre-election rally

Netanyahu due to speak at a rally in Jerusalem next week. The leaders of the New Right and Union of Right-Wing Parties won't attend.Ben Ariel, 4/4/2019, 5:04 AM

The Right could lose power, warns ex-minister ahead of elections

'If Likud doesn't have strong turnout, we may not be able to form next government,' warns ex-minister Gideon Saar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 1:42 PM

Head of Elections Committee: Investigate Likud

Judge Hanan Melcer says police must investigate actions of organization which acted on behalf of the Likud.Ben Ariel, 4/3/2019, 1:08 AM

Poll: Likud leads, Liberman out

New poll shows Likud beating Blue and White by 1 seat, Yisrael Beiteinu failing to clear electoral threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 8:37 PM

Attorney General finds 'no evidence of prohibited propaganda'

Mandelblit clarifies he has no evidence to substantiate claims Likud operates 'bots network' to disseminate illegal propaganda.Mordechai Sones, 4/2/2019, 5:09 PM

'They called us a riffraff, now we're robots'

Prime Minister speaks at press conference about investigation into Likud's bots network. 'None of them is fake.'Mordechai Sones, 4/1/2019, 6:46 PM

Likud demands pollsters also examine Lapid suitability for PM

Likud lawyer claims in letter to media and polling institutes that method of PM suitability surveys mislead the electorate.Mordechai Sones, 4/1/2019, 4:47 PM

Who is really behind anti-Likud 'bots' report?

Amid push back against report of alleged Likud online smear campaign, some have cited report's ties to left-wing US group. Is it fake news?David Rosenberg, 4/1/2019, 2:47 PM

Likud leads Blue and White, Right holds 8-seat lead over Left

With just 8 days until Knesset election, poll shows Likud with narrow lead, while right-wing bloc maintains 8-mandate lead over Left.David Rosenberg, 4/1/2019, 8:13 AM

Poll: Right-wing bloc 64, left-wing bloc 56

Blue and White party holds 4-seat lead, but right-religious bloc still ahead as Knesset race enters final stretch.David Rosenberg, 3/31/2019, 8:58 PM

Likud to file complaint against Meretz over Auschwitz ad

Meretz under fire for ad calling for 'end to occupation' with Auschwitz in the background.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2019, 6:53 PM

Poll: Right-wing bloc loses majority

Growing number of voters favor Benny Gantz over Netanyahu as premier, while left-Arab bloc tops right-religious bloc in latest poll.David Rosenberg, 3/24/2019, 8:41 PM

Likud blasted for mocking burned journalist, war hero

The video features a skit starring an actor whose face was heavily made up to appear like Abramovich's badly burned face.Sara Rubenstein, 3/23/2019, 10:01 PM

Poll: Right leads Left 65 to 55

New survey shows Right-Religious bloc taking 10-seat lead over Left-Arab bloc, even as Blue and White maintains lead over the Likud.David Rosenberg, 3/22/2019, 11:04 AM

Poll: Right-wing bloc 62, Left-wing bloc 58

Blue and White drops 3 seats - but left-wing bloc nears parity with Right. Zehut rises to 6 seats, while Shas barely clears threshold.David Rosenberg, 3/22/2019, 8:40 AM

Poll: Right in the lead

New poll shows Blue and White leading Likud by 3 seats, but the right overall would win 64 seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2019, 8:50 PM

'Supreme Court is not above the Knesset or the people'

Tourism Minister criticizes Attorney General's conduct regarding the PM, calls on Netanyahu to leave the main portfolios in the Likud.Eliran Aharon, 3/14/2019, 4:40 AM

Likud minister ends Independence Day honor for Diaspora Jews

Naftali Bennett rips Culture Minister's decision not to have Diaspora Jews represented at annual Independence Day ceremony this year.Marcy Oster, JTA and A7 Staff, 3/12/2019, 7:43 AM

Poll predicts no majority for Right with Yisrael Beytenu out

According to Midgam Institute data Blue and White Party continues to lead Likud; Right bloc appears fragile.Mordechai Sones, 3/5/2019, 8:47 PM

'Gaza-area residents don't want to return to bomb shelters'

Negev Likud rep convinced his party will enjoy great support in south and Gaza area. "The wise don't forget the lessons of the Expulsion."Benny Tocker, 3/5/2019, 9:15 AM

Netanyahu to Sa'ar: Let's join hands and work together

Prime Minister seen shaking hands with Gideon Sa'ar at Likud gathering and speaking with him cordially.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2019, 3:44 AM

Likud officially launches campaign for 21st Knesset

Netanyahu: 'Corruption cases will collapse after election. Only a big Likud will defeat the Left.'Mordechai Sones, 3/4/2019, 9:45 PM

'Netanyahu is plunging in the polls, so he invents stories'

Blue and White leader accuses PM Netanyahu of scare tactics to boost Likud's poll numbers, calls for all 'sane Zionists' to join him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2019, 12:11 PM

Netanyahu: It won't be easy for me with Rivlin

PM says President unlikely to ask him to form next government if current poll trends continue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2019, 9:23 AM

Yuli Edelstein on Netanyahu and Likud

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein talks to contributor Boaz Bismuth of Israel Hayom Daily and host Nurit Ben about Israeli elections.i24News, 3/4/2019, 12:58 AM

Petition against 'Likud TV' rejected

Central Elections Committee chairman rejects outright petition against Likud's Facebook television channel.Nitsan Keidar, 3/1/2019, 2:37 AM

'With these gaps in the polls Gantz will be the next PM'

Dr. Eyal Levin believes president will ask the leader of largest party to form next coalition, not the leader with the most recommendations.Benny Toker, 2/28/2019, 10:41 PM

'I saw the video and I was shocked'

Netanyahu renounces Likud campaign ad showing graves of soldiers. "I understand the bereaved families because I am part of them."Elad Benari, 2/27/2019, 1:04 AM

Likud removes cemetery ad following criticism

Bereaved families call on election campaigns to leave them alone after Likud ad in military cemetery calls Benny Gantz 'dangerous.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2019, 8:59 PM

Likud: Why doesn't Nisenkorn resign?

Party files complaint with Central Elections Committee against Histadrut Chairman and party, as he did not resign as organization head.Mordechai Sones, 2/25/2019, 7:11 PM

Likud: New Right is in contact with Gantz and Lapid

Likud officials respond to Naftali Bennett's statements Likud to work with Blue and White party to create Palestinian state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 6:34 PM

"Our Union Saved the Right Bloc

MK Slomianski, who managed the union's contacts with the prime minister, is convinced that the agreement was the right oneArutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 4:54 PM

'Where are condemnations of Arab nationalist party?'

Knesset Speaker pushes back on attacks against Otzma Yehudit faction, says critics should first condemn radical anti-Israel Arab MKs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 11:09 AM

Netanyahu working to undermine Bennett, Shaked

Sources within the Likud say Prime Minister pushed alliance between Jewish Home and Otzma in order to prevent union with the New Right.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 10:05 AM

Netanyahu seeks 'ceasefire' with Bennett

PM reportedly conveys message to New Right chairman that it would be better not to attack one another during the election campaign.Elad Benari, 2/25/2019, 2:11 AM