Netanyahu bristles at haredi lawmakers' demands

Report: As coalition negotiations begin, PM hits haredi lawmakers for demanding total of seven ministries in next government.David Rosenberg, 4/30/2019, 12:58 PM

Knesset members to be sworn-in

120 members of the 21st Knesset will be sworn in at a festive ceremony.Hezki Baruch, 4/30/2019, 6:42 AM

Is Another Israeli Election on the Horizon?

Why Netanyahu Is Still Far From Secure.Walter Bingham, 4/25/2019, 6:33 PM

Eli Yishai to receive ministry in next government?

Yahad chairman and former Shas leader Eli Yishai says Netanyahu promised him government ministry in exchange for alliance with UTJ.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2019, 12:07 PM

Statistician: 'People came out of their holes to vote Likud'

Meno Geva, head of survey panel, says right-wing victory due to Israelis 'coming out of holes in Dimona and Ashkelon' to vote Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2019, 3:24 PM

Bond between Yachad, UTJ, deepens

Rabbi Mazuz, Yachad leaders, arrive with UTJ's MK Litzman to meet Gerrer Rebbe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2019, 2:33 PM

Likud MK: Giving Smotrich Justice Ministry 'not an option'

MK David Bitan says United Right leader Bezalel Smotrich is 'problematic to negotiate with,' says Likud needs to keep Justice Ministry.Hezki Baruch, 4/23/2019, 10:35 AM

The lying polls: It's time to change the system

Jay Shapiro thinks that the current polling method has gone bankrupt in the last election.Jay Shapiro, 4/23/2019, 5:40 AM

UTJ demands: A position for each party MK

Haredi UTJ party submits list of coalition demands - and it includes a position for each of the party's 8 Knesset members.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2019, 2:38 PM

Coalition talks begin between Likud, United Right

United Right hands Likud list of demands for joining coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2019, 1:28 PM

Random ministers, random ministries - an embarrassing waste

Blue and White leader MK Yair Lapid slams PM Netanyahu for 'solving political problems' by 'wasting' public money. Read the full postYair Lapid, 4/22/2019, 11:00 AM

Report: Netanyahu offered Kahlon the Foreign Ministry

Kulanu chairman rebuffs offer of Foreign Ministry, insists on keeping Finance Ministry.Hezki Baruch, 4/22/2019, 12:38 AM

Report: Yisrael Beytenu in talks for merger with Likud

Is Yisrael Beytenu on the verge of joining with the Likud? Likud leaders say talks progressing - but will hinge on Liberman's demands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2019, 10:38 PM

Voter fraud in Knesset election? Election chief calls for probe

Arab MKs blast Central Elections Committee chief over request for police probe into alleged voter fraud in Arab sector.Hezki Baruch, 4/21/2019, 6:26 PM

Fear and loathing on the way to being the PM of Israel

Israeli journalist Anshel Pfeffer talks about how Netanyahu uses fear and loathing to win elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2019, 6:00 PM

Yair Netanyahu: Bennett burned right-wing votes

Yair Netanyahu, son of Israel's PM, slams journalist for praising split that cost Israel's right nearly four Knesset seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 7:14 PM

'Hard to feel defeated when Trump, Netanyahu adopt my policies'

American-Israeli journalist who ran on New Right ticket explains her party's defeat - and why she's believes its policies won out.Hezki Baruch, 4/17/2019, 5:17 PM

Haredi rabbi: Secular people aren't happy

Rabbi Edelstein, a leading haredi rabbi, says many Jews aren't happy, those who lead a Torah lifestyle should feel pity for them.Ben Shaul, 4/17/2019, 2:59 PM

Netanyahu to be formally tapped for premiership today

President Rivlin receives final results of Knesset election, will formally task Netanyahu with forming 35th Israeli government.David Rosenberg, 4/17/2019, 2:23 PM

This is how haredi party earned its 8th seat

UTJ, the party which dropped from eight seats to seven, regains its eighth seat - by uncovering a small but significant error.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 2:07 PM

Ayelet Shaked says goodbye to Justice Ministry - and politics

After her New Right party failed to enter Knesset, Justice Minister quits politics - but suggests she may return one day.David Rosenberg, 4/17/2019, 11:58 AM

'We'll keep our promises - Itamar Ben-Gvir will be an MK'

Jewish Home chief vows to keep promise to get Otzma Yehudit candidate into Knesset, will resign from Knesset using Norwegian Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 9:44 AM

Meretz chairwoman: Time to build a big left

MK Zandberg sends message to the leftist camp: Arab society must be a partner in building the alternative, and our job is to reach out.Ben Ariel, 4/17/2019, 6:44 AM

After the elections: Who really came out as a winner?

Gil Hoffman analyzes the strategy of the 11 parties that made it in to the next KnessetThe Land Of Israel Network, 4/17/2019, 12:41 AM

Shaked: The revolution we started will not stop

Outgoing justice minister thanks supporters after being voted out of office, says country will continue on path she and Bennett started.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 9:27 PM

Bennett admits defeat

New Right leader takes responsibility for election loss after a week of arguing over voting irregularities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 8:03 PM

Final election results: UTJ - 8 seats, Likud - 35

UTJ strengthens by 1 seat at the expense of LIkud, which gets 35 seats like Blue and White.Hezki Baruch, 4/16/2019, 2:59 PM

Will Likud's Yariv Levin take up Shaked's Judicial Revolution?

Tourism Minister has eyes set on Justice Ministry, should Shaked and the New Right fail to enter 21st Knesset.David Rosenberg, 4/16/2019, 12:03 PM

Netanyahu wins majority backing in 21st Knesset

Prime Minister Netanyahu poised to receive task of building next government after netting support of majority of new Knesset.David Rosenberg, 4/16/2019, 11:10 AM

Liberman to recommend Netanyahu as PM

Yisrael Beiteinu leader says 'voters have had their say,' chose Netanyahu, but has significant demands for joining the coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 8:36 PM

Arab MK: Gantz didn't mention the Arab citizens

Leaders of Arab Hadash-Ta'al party slam PM Netanyahu, refuse to stand behind Blue and White leader Benny Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 3:31 PM

Bennett: We stand a decent chance of getting in

New Right leader thanks volunteers, says chance of passing electoral threshold 'not great but not small.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 2:56 PM

Explaining Netanyahu's election win on Fox News

Jonny Daniels, author of 'From the Depths', explains Israel's recent Knesset election on Fox News' Fox & Friends.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 2:02 PM

Netanyahu meets with haredi lawmakers

PM Netanyahu meets Shas, UTJ, leaders to discuss next coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 1:33 PM

Shas candidates back Netanyahu for PM

Shas MKs back PM Netanyahu, promise not to support government which 'harms that which is holy.'Hezki Baruch, 4/15/2019, 1:00 PM

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, 4/15/2019, 12:42 PM

What if there aren't 61 MKs who prefer PM Netanyahu?

Pres. Rivlin urges 'unity,' questions what will happen if PM Netanyahu doesn't secure support of majority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 12:22 PM

Blue and White: We won't join unity government

Representatives of Blue and White party rejected president's overtures for unity government, recommend Benny Gantz for premier.Hezki Baruch, 4/15/2019, 11:58 AM

'No to Shaked as Justice Minister, no to unity government'

Culture Minister Miri Regev pushes back against proposal to enlist Ayelet Shaked in the Likud to keep her as Justice Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 11:05 AM

'If Liberman demands too much - there won't be a coalition'

Lawmaker says haredi parties will likely form unified bloc with United Right party to counter-balance Yisrael Beytenu's coalition demands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 9:23 AM

Rivlin to meet with party reps as coalition building begins

President Rivlin to begin consultations with parties Monday morning - the first step in selecting a prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 8:31 AM

Gantz: I'll be prime minister

Blue and White chairman in TV interview: 35 seats is an unprecedented achievement. I'm 100% certain I'll be prime minister one day.Elad Benari, 4/15/2019, 6:38 AM

Only one invalid New Right ballot located

Minister Bennett, representatives of New Right, examine protocols of the double envelopes, find only one invalid ballot.Hezki Baruch, 4/15/2019, 2:03 AM

New Right's vote recount request approved

With just 1,344 votes between New Right and the Knesset, Election committee approves request for partial recount.David Rosenberg, 4/14/2019, 7:59 PM

Chaim Ramon: The Labor party's role in history is over

Can the left's crisis be fixed? Is there a chance that the Labor party will return to its status as a ruling party?Shimon Cohen, 4/14/2019, 7:16 PM

Rivlin to begin consultations for nominating PM on Monday

Even though official results won't be ready until Wednesday, President Rivlin to begin consultations for nominating PM tomorrow.David Rosenberg, 4/14/2019, 4:05 PM

Elections Cmte slams New Right claims

Central Elections Committee says New Right party 'misrepresenting' irregularities in vote counting in bid to make it into the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2019, 11:34 AM

Liberman's demands: Not just the Defense Ministry

Yisrael Beytenu knows that without it, Netanyahu does not have a coalition and therefore is preparing for tough negotiations.Ben Ariel, 4/14/2019, 5:32 AM

Report: Talks of unity government

Former DM Liberman spoke with Blue and White's MK Lapid about option to form unity government excluding haredim, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2019, 8:33 PM

Russia satisfied by result of elections in Israel

Chief rabbi of Russia discusses good relations between Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Putin.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/12/2019, 10:21 PM

The electorate voted. After that, chaos and confusion

A most eventful week.Walter Bingham, 4/12/2019, 6:30 PM

Choosing the Likud - part of an international trend?

Prof. Lior Sternfeld thinks that "Likud's popularity is the part of the global trend of right-wing politics".Israel News Talk Radio, 4/12/2019, 6:18 PM

The day after the elections: Continuing or re-routing?

Will the new Knesset be better than the one before it? Is the fact that the prime minister was not replaced good or bad?Israel News Talk Radio, 4/12/2019, 6:15 PM

Benny Gantz congratulates PM Netanyahu on win

Benny Gantz, leader of Blue and White party and PM Netanyahu's main rival in elections, calls to concede, congratulate PM on victory..Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2019, 2:36 PM

Report: Rivlin to ask Netanyahu, Gantz, to form unity government

Before meeting with party heads, Rivlin to ask PM Netanyahu, Blue and White leader Benny Gantz, to form unity government, source says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2019, 12:21 PM

Can we rely on the polls?

Dr. Ido Liberman explains why the pre-election polls and exit polls were right - and wrong - about the results.Benny Tucker, 4/12/2019, 10:41 AM

UTJ to appeal against election results

Haredi party claims that votes in haredi areas were erroneously recorded in favor of other parties.Michal Levy, 4/12/2019, 3:11 AM