'It's not enough for the Jewish Home to be ideological'

Leading Religious Zionist rabbi says Jewish Home must carefully choose new leader, Knesset list. 'Candidates matter, ideology isn't enough.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 10:56 AM

'Gantz hesitated and did not defeat Hamas'

HaYamin HeHadash criticizes former Chief of Staff who published a series of videos boasting of his military achievements.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 3:35 AM

Tent near Netanyahu's home: Build in the entire Land of Israel

Nachala movement sets up tent near Prime Minister's Residence in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 3:03 AM

New outline for Jewish Home

Jewish Home activists gather in Lod, decide to convene Central Committee to approve an outline for choosing the party's Knesset list.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 12:03 AM

Supreme Court: Haredi draft deferments to remain in place

Yeshiva students breathe sigh of relief as Supreme Court accepts request to push off nullification of draft law until after elections.David Rosenberg, Sunday, 9:09 PM

Liberman: No greater shame than Netanyahu's surrender to Hamas

Former Defense Minister begins election campaign by attacking PM for policies on Hamas and haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 3:48 PM

Jewish Home headed for primaries?

Jewish Home Central Committee does not approve proposal to choose the party's list for the Knesset by Central Committee members.Yoni Kempinski and Hezki Baruch, Thursday, 11:25 PM

Veteran Jewish Home MK announces retirement from politics

Longest-serving Jewish Home MK won't run for additional term, announces retirement from politics.Hezki Baruch, Yoni Kempinski, Thursday, 10:49 PM

Gantz's slogan: 'Israel before everything'

Party of former IDF chief of staff launches social media campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 11:14 AM

Three Labor MKs will not seek re-election

As Labor continues to slump in polls, three of its MKs announce they will not seek re-election in April.Hezki Baruch, Thursday, 5:16 AM

Barak: The leftist camp is not united because of ego

Former prime minister calls on supporters of the left to unite behind the leadership of Avi Gabbay.Ben Ariel, Thursday, 4:50 AM

Netanyahu to Mandelblit: Wait with the investigations

Prime Minister reportedly asks Attorney General to wait with summoning him to a hearing until after the elections.Ben Ariel, Thursday, 1:03 AM

Lapid: No chance of alliance with Livni

Following meetings between Lapid and Tzipi Livni, Yesh Atid chief rejects joint run with Hatnuah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2019, 10:27 AM

The new names on Gantz's radar

Former IDF Chief of Staff continues his efforts to put together a list ahead of the elections, and is turning to some surprising names.Ben Ariel, 1/16/2019, 5:30 AM

Likud Central Committee approves Netanyahu's proposal

Likud Central Committee approves Netanyahu's proposal regarding the make-up of the party's list for the 21st Knesset.Elad Benari, 1/15/2019, 11:57 PM

'We will not be surprised if Lapid and Livni run together'

Likud MK Miki Zohar on Lapid and Livni: Leftists who want to topple the right.Benny Tocker, 1/15/2019, 5:13 AM

Left blasts election of Smotrich

Hatnua and Labor parties respond to election of Bezalel Smotrich as National Union leader: "Nothing new under the Smotrich".Hezki Baruch, 1/15/2019, 4:44 AM

'We intend to join forces'

Jewish Home Director General: "We will be an influential and decisive factor in the Knesset and in the next government."Hezki Baruch, 1/15/2019, 1:12 AM

Israeli Arab woman's Knesset bid in the Likud

25-year-old Muslim woman from central Israel running for place on Likud's Knesset list following work as pro-Israel PR representative.David Rosenberg, 1/14/2019, 2:51 PM

Day before haredi draft law expires, Knesset asks for extension

With haredi draft deferment law set to expire tomorrow, Knesset to request third extension from Supreme Court. Will court grant request?Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2019, 9:45 AM

Bereaved mother being courted by several parties

Several parties have tried to persuade Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz, who lost two sons in combat, to join them.Ben Ariel, 1/14/2019, 5:09 AM

Report: Center-left alliance torpedoed over haredi opposition

As Yair Lapid looks to form center-left coalition to oust Netanyahu, ex-IDF chief of staff reportedly rejects offer over haredi opposition.David Rosenberg, 1/13/2019, 10:24 PM

Lapid and Livni to form alliance?

Yesh Atid, Hatnuah reportedly in talks to form joint ticket for 2019 elections.David Rosenberg, 1/13/2019, 5:32 PM

Will former Shin Bet director lead Jewish Home?

Former Shin Bet Director Yoram Cohen encouraged to submit candidacy to lead Jewish Home by party activists, following departure of Bennett.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2019, 10:57 AM

Kahlon: Can't argue with PM's feelings about investigations

Finance Minister reiterates he would not sit in a government headed by Netanyahu if he is indicted after a hearing.Elad Benari, 1/13/2019, 6:43 AM

Lapid: I won't be in Netanyahu's government if he's indicted

Yesh Atid chairman makes clear he will not sit in a government headed by Netanyahu if the Attorney General decides to indict him.Elad Benari, 1/13/2019, 3:55 AM

Could the left finally defeat Bibi? Not a chance, Israelis say

Ahead of elections, Israelis say they prefer right-wing government, predict Israeli right will prevail in April vote.David Rosenberg, 1/11/2019, 10:19 AM

The New Right's latest recruit: An F-16 fighter pilot

Israeli Air Force Colonel Matan Kahana joins Knesset list of party formed by Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2019, 9:41 AM

Supreme Court to Agudat Yisrael: Allow women candidates

Supreme Court rules that Agudat Yisrael will be required to remove clause preventing women from running with the party.Michal Levy, 1/11/2019, 5:03 AM

Victory for Gabbay at Labor Central Committee

Labor Party Central Committee approves Gabbay's proposal to reserve spots on Knesset list for candidates of his choice.Yoni Kempinski, 1/11/2019, 2:38 AM

Gabbay: Running with Gantz no longer an option

Labor chairman says he was trying for a year to convince former IDF Chief of Staff to join forces, without success.Elad Benari, 1/10/2019, 5:11 AM

'Ahmed Tibi is better suited for the parliament in Ramallah'

Likud MK Anat Berko pleased with resignations of MKs Zoabi and Zahalka, hopes MK Tibi will follow suit.Benny Tocker, 1/10/2019, 4:33 AM

Haredi union? Litzman and Eichler in favor, Deri unsure

While Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman and MK Yisrael Eichler support unification of haredi parties, Deri's supporters are reluctant.Michal Levy, 1/10/2019, 3:10 AM

'Israel is prepared to thwart a cyber intervention'

Amid report that unnamed nation plans to meddle in election, PM emphasizes Israel is 'prepared.' Russia denies it's the country in question.AFP, 1/9/2019, 4:37 PM

United Torah Judaism to split up

Party officials say breakup is part of standard procedure prior to new elections, won't affect negotiations for new joint run.David Rosenberg, 1/9/2019, 9:47 AM

Poll: Likud 32, Yesh Atid 13, Labor 8

Following Netanyahu's address demanding to confront accusers, Likud gains ground, opening 19-seat lead in latest poll.David Rosenberg, 1/9/2019, 8:49 AM

Report: Trump to meet Netanyahu on eve of Israeli elections

Netanyahu planning to meet with President Trump in White House two weeks before elections to 21st Knesset.David Rosenberg, 1/9/2019, 7:53 AM

Lapid: Netanyahu collapsing under the pressure

Lapid launches election campaign, blasts PM Netanyahu following his statement on his investigations.Hezki Baruch, 1/9/2019, 1:07 AM

'The State has the tools to prevent foreign intervention'

Shin Bet clarifies: State of Israel, intelligence community have the tools to thwart attempts to influence election campaign.Elad Benari, 1/8/2019, 11:12 PM

First proposals for New Right list

Bennett and Shaked reportedly make proposals to Brig. Gen. (Res.) Gal Hirsch and former Ambassador Ron Prosor to join list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2019, 11:32 AM

'Thousands of officers know why Gantz isn't talking'

Former Minister Yoav Galant criticizes Benny Gantz, who has declined to give interviews since announcing he is running for the Knesset.Elad Benari, 1/6/2019, 4:47 AM

Report: Netanyahu considering firing Bennett and Shaked

Is Netanyahu going to fire Bennett and Shaked from the government and the cabinet?Ben Ariel, 1/6/2019, 1:31 AM

Video: Otzma Yehudit launches election campaign

Otzma Yehudit party launches campaign tonight with conference in Bat Yam. Hundreds in participation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2019, 7:30 PM

Gabbay confident he'll be prime minister

Labor chairman dismisses polls, insists he can replace Netanyahu.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/4/2019, 10:35 PM

'The Jewish Home needs rehabilitation'

MK Nissan Slomiansky discussed the Jewish Home's tough situation following departure of Bennett and Shaked.Hezki Baruch, 1/4/2019, 4:36 AM

'Shas will earn 9 seats'

Shas MK Michael Malchieli unfazed by polls predicting his party won't pass electoral threshold, rejects alliance with other haredi parties.Ben Ariel, 1/4/2019, 4:09 AM

A female haredi MK - in Labor Party?

Activist who founded all-female party in haredi town to run in Labor Party's primaries in bid for Knesset seat.David Rosenberg, 1/3/2019, 7:39 PM

'Settlements like Ofra, Gush Etzion, Ariel will be ours forever'

Former IDF Chief of Staff and chairman of Hosen Yisrael party discusses his views on future of Israeli settlements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2019, 5:23 PM

Poll: Likud 28, Lapid 13, Bennett 8 - and just 3 for Shas

Could Shas be left out of next Knesset? New survey shows Moshe Feiglin's Zehut and Baruch Marzel's Otzma Yehudit at 2 seats each.David Rosenberg, 1/3/2019, 3:37 PM

Haredi parties discussing unity

New initiative seeks to run Shas, Agudat Yisrael and Degel Hatorah together on the same ballot.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2019, 1:03 AM

Jewish Home cancels primaries

Committee to elect chairman of the party, list of candidates for the Knesset to be determined by Central Committee members.Hezki Baruch, 1/3/2019, 12:01 AM

Ya'alon's new party - Telem

Former Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon applies for registration of his new party. "It's time for a different leadership."Elad Benari, 1/2/2019, 11:33 PM

Watch: Caroline Glick joins Bennett's 'New Right'

American-Israeli journalist Caroline Glick first to join new party founded by former Jewish Home leaders Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2019, 11:57 AM

After breakup, Livni fires back: Gabbay not fit to be PM

'Split surprised me, but I don't feel I was humiliated.' MK Tzipi Livni speaks out after Labor chief ends alliance without warning.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2019, 10:59 AM

Labor MK: We'd dump 'dictator' Gabbay if we could

Following dissolution of Zionist Union, Labor MKs rip party chairman Avi Gabbay, accusing him of behaving 'like a dictator'.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2019, 9:59 AM

Ex-Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon to join Labor?

Sources close to Labor chief Avi Gabbay say Labor is examining possibility of joint run with Moshe Yaalon's new faction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2019, 8:20 AM

Haredi party considering split

In wake of Zionist Union's breakup, United Torah Judaism's Degel Hatorah faction considering split from Agudat Yisrael for solo run.David Rosenberg, 1/2/2019, 7:42 AM