Bennett: He who dares - can fail

New Right chairman addresses situation of his party, which currently fails to cross threshold. 'The credit belongs to the man in the arena.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2019, 7:54 PM

Hamas: Results of Israeli elections make no difference

'All of the Zionist parties represent faces of the same coin, which is occupation.'AFP, 4/10/2019, 7:27 PM

The implications of Netanyahu’s re-election

The Leftist version of Israeli society has been effectively ended with the re-election of Benjamin Netanyahu to a fifth term. Ron Jager, 4/10/2019, 6:59 PM

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

Bennett: We won't give up a single vote

'We need about 5% from soldiers, compared to 3% we had nationally. It's possible, but borderline,' says New Right chairman.Ido Ben Porat, 4/10/2019, 2:58 PM

80,000 Israelis visit national parks on Election Day

Hot spots: Parks at Caesarea, Masada, Tel Aviv; nature reserves at Banias in Golan, Ein Gedi in south, Ayoun in Galilee, Tel Dan in north.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/10/2019, 2:32 PM

Coalition consultations to begin next week

President Rivlin to begin consultations for formation of government next week. Netanyahu expected to receive mandate to form government.Hezki Baruch, 4/10/2019, 2:12 PM

An election that will change nothing

The Israeli election is a waste of time and money.Jay Shapiro, 4/10/2019, 12:48 PM

'I wept from excitement'

Dr. Hagi Ben-Artzi, Netanyahu's brother-in-law, relates excitement over victory of nationalist camp. 'I really admire them, Bibi and Sara.'Benny Toker, 4/10/2019, 12:38 PM

Settlers 'over-voting' - and voting for Arab parties?

Did Israeli towns in Judea and Samaria 'over-vote'? Also, why did some Israeli settlements seem to back anti-Zionist Arab parties?David Rosenberg, 4/10/2019, 11:39 AM

After Netanyahu declares victory, Gantz says results not final

Despite the Likud leading with 97% of the vote counted, Blue and White chief Benny Gantz celebrates 'historic achievement'.David Rosenberg, 4/10/2019, 10:39 AM

Bennett looks to soldiers' votes to push New Right over the top

Despite initial results showing the New Right failing to enter the Knesset, Bennett remains hopeful that soldiers' votes will close the gap.Uzi Baruch, 4/10/2019, 9:44 AM

'The Left and Right teamed up to keep Zehut out of the Knesset'

Ex-MK Moshe Feiglin blames 'coordinated effort' against Zehut by factions on both the Right and Left for electoral defeat.David Rosenberg, 4/10/2019, 9:20 AM

The underdog won

If you think I’m nuts for calling Benjamin Netanyahu the underdog, then you haven’t been following the news where they had Bibi getting trounced. Jack Engelhard, 4/10/2019, 7:35 AM

Few surprises in Israel election results

Uncannily like America’s 2016 election night, those who believed Leftist polls and the Left media reports are in shock.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 4/10/2019, 7:22 AM

Likud - 35, Blue and White - 35

97% of the votes counted. Likud and Blue and White tied with 35 seats, but the right-wing bloc leads with 65 seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2019, 6:09 AM

'There is one home for religious Zionism'

Rabbi Rafi Peretz: We are on Netanyahu's side and will insist on all our principles, the Land of Israel and the Jewish character of Israel.Hezki Baruch, 4/10/2019, 4:09 AM

The goals: Sovereignty and the overrule clause

Smotrich: We will enter into a dialogue with the prime minister and agree on basic principles so we can recommend him to the president.Hezki Baruch, 4/10/2019, 3:10 AM

Netanyahu: A night of tremendous victory

PM promises to form a nationalist government quickly. "I am working day and night for you and for our country."Yoni Kempinski, 4/10/2019, 2:15 AM

'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

Likud - 35 seats, Blue and White - 34

Updated exit poll finds that Likud leads Gantz-Lapid's party by one seat.Elad Benari, 4/10/2019, 1:47 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

Feiglin: Don't count Zehut out yet

Despite exit polls showing Zehut party failing to cross the threshold, Moshe Feiglin says soldiers' votes could bring them over the top.David Rosenberg, 4/10/2019, 12:52 AM

Live updates: 2019 election results

The results of the elections for the 21st Knesset are updated on the Central Elections Committee's website.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2019, 12:46 AM

Gantz: I will be everyone's Prime Minister

"Our people and our society chose to unite, connect, and escape the split," says Blue and White chairman.Elad Benari, 4/10/2019, 12:24 AM

Gabbay: An electoral blow to Labor

Labor Party chairman discusses disappointing election results, but does not announce he will step down.Elad Benari, 4/10/2019, 12:15 AM

Minister Levin: Unity saved the right

Tourism Minister welcomes election results, says victory was achieved only thanks to creation of right-wing coalition by Netanyahu.Yoni Kempinski, 4/9/2019, 11:56 PM

PA: Israel voted 'no to peace'

PA spokesman Saeb Erekat condemns results of Israeli election, calls poll a 'vote against peace, for the occupation.'David Rosenberg, 4/9/2019, 11:50 PM

Rabbi Peretz: We saved the national camp

Rabbi Rafi Peretz: "When we are given a mission, we tackle it and we win.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 11:39 PM

Shas, UTJ back Netanyahu for premiership after election

Two crucial coalition allies announce their support for Netanyahu to continue as PM - but Avidgor Liberman refuses to back either side.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 11:27 PM

'We look out for soldiers, the soldiers will look out for us'

New Right chairman hopes his party will enter the 21st Knesset: We are certain in the justice of our path.Yoni Kempinski, 4/9/2019, 11:11 PM

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

Watch Live: i24NEWS election coverage

Live coverage of Israeli elections. Who will be prime minister? Netanyahu or Gantz?i24News, 4/9/2019, 7:22 PM

Justice Minister: 'Give us power to continue revolution'

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked urges public to support New Right, allow her to continue revolution in judicial system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 7:13 PM

UTJ leader to Rabbi Mazuz: We'll fulfill our task properly

MK Gafni visits Yachad party's spiritual leader, promises to work for good of Sephardic community.Michal Levi, 4/9/2019, 7:12 PM

Low voter turnout in Judea and Samaria

Yesha Council leaders express concern over low turnout, possible election of left-wing government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 6:38 PM

Shaked: Bibi is draining our votes

New Right party co-chairwoman issues appeal to voters to turn out for her party in final five hours of election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 5:51 PM

Benny Gantz gets surprising support from Nazareth voters

Residents of Israel's largest Arab city see Blue and White leader as possible representative after years of Likud and Labor.i24News, 4/9/2019, 5:07 PM

Netanyahu to beachgoers: Go vote

PM visits Netanya beach, warns those taking advantage of day off: Failure to vote could lead to left-wing government led by Lapid and Gantz.Hezki Baruch, 4/9/2019, 4:18 PM

Rabbi Peretz: Expect election day surprises

Jewish Home leader visits polling stations across Jerusalem as Israelis vote for the next Knesset.Eliran Aharon, 4/9/2019, 3:46 PM

Did the scare campaign fail?

New Right, United Right, parties report jump in support from former Likud voters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 2:59 PM

Volunteers to bring right-wing voters to polls

Around 5,000 volunteers offer to transport right-wing voters to and from polls.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 2:48 PM

Gabbay slams 'lie shared by Likud, Blue and White'

Labor party chairman votes in Tel Aviv. 'Size of the party does not matter. Don't let them crush the Labor party.'Yoni Kempinski, 4/9/2019, 2:34 PM

Which parties are running - and who is likely to get in?

A who's who guide to Tuesday's Israeli Knesset election. Who are the parties and candidates vying for all of the Knesset's 120 seats?David Rosenberg, 4/9/2019, 1:42 PM

Smotrich: Gantz should be ashamed

National Union chair votes in Kedumim, slams Blue and White head. 'Religious Zionists can die in battle but can't take education portfolio?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 1:40 PM

Rabbi Peretz: Vote for United Right to prevent next expulsion

United Right chairman votes in community of Naveh in Gaza vicinity. 'Today, we determine the influence of religious Zionism in government.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 1:27 PM

Likud plants 1,300 hidden cameras in Arab voting booths

Arab MK claims cameras intended to 'frighten' voters, 'deter' them from voting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 1:13 PM

Bennett: These elections boil down to one thing

Education Minister arrives to vote in Raanana. 'We will remove excess legalization and defeat the enemy. We will be strong and united.'Hezki Baruch, 4/9/2019, 12:53 PM

Watch: Netanyahu votes, urges Israelis to 'choose well'

'God willing, Israel will win," says Netanyahu as he votesArutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 12:07 PM

Shaked votes in Tel Aviv

New Right chairwoman votes at polling station near her home in Tel Aviv. "Whoever wants 'right' must vote only 'New Right.'"Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 10:53 AM

'Only Israeli voters will decide who the PM will be'

President votes in Jerusalem, addressing health condition of his wife, Nechama. 'I hope next year we will vote here together.'Hezki Baruch, 4/9/2019, 10:39 AM

'Go out and vote'

In an open letter to the Israeli public, Pres. Reuven Rivlin emphasizes importance of freedom, urges everyone to vote.President Reuven Rivlin, 4/9/2019, 9:47 AM

Gantz: Israel setting out today 'on a new path'

Blue and White party chief Benny Gantz votes in Rosh Haayin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 9:28 AM

Kahlon at the ballot box: 'Get out and vote!'

'Kulanu will have the same kind of success today as we had last election, no question,' says Finance Minister.Hezki Baruch, 4/9/2019, 8:44 AM

Kulanu, haredim, agree to block Feiglin bid for Finance Ministry

Kulanu denies alliance, says 'only the public' will choose next Finance Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 8:01 AM

Why I will not vote Left

No to this Left which condemns our soldiers for neutralizing a terrorist. No to the Berlin mentality that sits at the supreme court and believes itself above the law. Abraham Chicheportiche, 4/9/2019, 6:52 AM

6,339,729 will go to the polls

Around 10,000 polling stations will open at 7:00 a.m. and will remain open until 10:00 p.m. as Israelis vote for their preferred parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 6:02 AM