Bennett: We'll ensure daycares are under the Education Ministry

New Right chairman promises to push daycares from Labor Ministry to Education Ministry - if he wins enough seats in September's elections.Orly Harari, 7/5/2019, 9:38 AM

Poll: A 'mega alliance' on the right would bring 19 seats

Joint run of all the small right-wing parties would bring them 19 Knesset seats, but the right doesn't have a majority without Liberman.Elad Benari, 7/5/2019, 6:13 AM

'No way to cancel new elections'

Knesset legal adviser says plan to reverse dissolution of 21st Knesset, avoid repeat elections cannot be implemented.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2019, 4:16 PM

Amir Peretz: Only enlarging the bloc will create a chance

New Labor chairman promises to work towards alliances in the leftist camp in order to defeat the nationalist camp in the upcoming elections.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2019, 6:35 AM

Knesset Speaker: No way to cancel elections

'Not everyone involved cooperated,' Knesset Speaker Edelstein explains.Haim Lev, 7/3/2019, 3:29 PM

Can the Labor Party become a significant factor in politics?

After the failure of the previous elections, Amir Peretz was elected leader of the party. Will he be able to reconstruct the great days?The Land Of Israel Network, 7/3/2019, 3:18 PM

Livni: Netanyahu is not Dreyfus

Former MK: I call upon all the political actors in our camp to unite around the vision and the way and not to attack each other.Ben Ariel, 7/3/2019, 6:51 AM

Labor to choose new leader in nationwide primary vote

65,000 Labor party members to head to the polls Tuesday to choose new party chair, after incumbent Avi Gabbay dropped out of race.David Rosenberg, 7/2/2019, 8:46 AM

Yitzhak Rabin’s granddaughter joins Ehud Barak's new party

Noa Rothman, granddaughter of slain Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, joins former PM Ehud Barak's new political party.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/2/2019, 7:39 AM

Bennett, Feiglin reach preliminary agreement for joint run

Zehut and New Right parties lay foundation for joint ticket, reaching understanding on key issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2019, 1:59 PM

Smotrich: I'm willing to give up everything for right-wing unity

Transportation Min. Smotrich calls on United Right factions to approve agreement, says right-wing parties should run together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2019, 11:16 AM

Likud estimates: Kulanu voters may vote for Blue and White

Likud believes Blue and White may be able to sway right-wing Kulanu's voters, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2019, 10:41 PM

Blue and White leader: 'Barak and I can sit in the same party'

MK Gabi Ashkenazi says he and Ehud Barak have 'the same goal, if he'll help us change the government, that's great.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2019, 9:32 PM

Will Shaked run with Likud? 'We're discussing everything'

Ayelet Shaked, former Justice Minister, refuses to divulge which party she'll run with. 'We need to see what the political map looks like.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2019, 9:16 PM

Too much unity on the Right may bring down the right-wing bloc

The pressure is on to 'unite the Right.' But will it save the bloc, or lead it to disaster? Opinion.Prof. Asher Cohen, 6/27/2019, 4:24 PM

Olmert: Netanyahu will not be PM after the elections

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert comments on the attempt to cancel the repeat elections.103FM, 6/27/2019, 6:15 AM

Benny Gantz: A General without elbows?

Gil Hoffman provides a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes of internal struggles within the leftist bloc, ahead of the September elections.The Land Of Israel Network, 6/27/2019, 1:45 AM

Cancel the elections? There may be surprises

Prof. Abraham Diskin thinks that the chances of canceling the elections are small, but there may be surprises.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 11:38 PM

Lapid: We won't sit with Netanyahu

Blue and White leader says no chance of avoiding elections, says rotation rumors due to PM Netanyahu trying to avoid blame for elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 2:54 PM

Knesset Speaker: 'I am no one's emissary'

Yuli Edelstein urges support for canceling elections, while Blue and White MKs call for PM Netanyahu to leave the Likud and step down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 12:34 PM

Likud: Netanyahu did not offer rotation to Gantz

Likud, Blue and White, fiercely deny reports of offer for Benny Gantz to rotate as prime minister with PM Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 11:23 AM

Netanyahu vows to stand by right-wing allies

'Likud never offered Blue & White rotational government. I won't abandon right-wing allies,' says PM, amid rumors of planned unity gov't.Hezki Baruch, 6/26/2019, 11:05 AM

'Netanyahu guided by fear of elections'

Yisrael Beytenu attacks PM following move to cancel early elections.Elad Benari, 6/26/2019, 12:07 AM

Interior Minister: Put cameras in every voting booth

Interior Minister Deri urges Elections Committee to put cameras in every voting booth, says 'small expense' will prevent complaints.Hezki Baruch, 6/25/2019, 3:02 PM

Liberman: Netanyahu wants a government with the Arab parties

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says a government with the Arab parties is 'at the expense of the public which 'serves in the IDF and pays taxes.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 4:15 PM

Labor candidate: No one is interested in drafting haredim

MK Stav Shafir promises to end talk about drafting haredim, encourage a 'live and let live' attitude 'giving everyone what they want.'Yehonatan Gottlieb, 6/24/2019, 3:19 PM

Blue and White MK: 'Rabbi Peretz is a worthy candidate'

Yoaz Hendel: Blue and White won't rule out any Zionist party - bu won't sit with 'Kahanists.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 10:35 AM

Could Israel cancel new elections? 'Don't count on it'

Likud MK says legal and political complications make last-minute maneuver to cancel new elections and form unity gov't unfeasible, unlikely.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 10:05 AM

Will Barak and former Deputy Chief of Staff run together?

Former IDF deputy Chief of Staff Yair Golan reportedly working to recruit former MKs and leftists for Ehud Barak's new party.Ben Ariel, 6/24/2019, 6:00 AM

Did Blue and White and Likud discuss election cancellation?

Channel 12 reported that talks were held between the two large parties to cancel elections by a majority of 80 MKs.Chaim Lev, 6/24/2019, 1:09 AM

The cultural transformation in Israeli politics

A "New Majority" emerged in Israel in the 1970s essentially composed of three constituencies that shaped election results, but did not manage to rule.Dr. Mordechai Nisan, 6/23/2019, 9:02 AM

Arab MKs updated Abbas: We will support dissolution of Knesset

Arab MKs informed PA chairman in advance of their decision to vote in favor of dissolving the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2019, 5:47 AM

Barak warns of escalation with Iran

Former PM: We are closer to a regional confrontation with Iran. I worry about what the Israeli cabinet would do if that happens.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/22/2019, 12:59 AM

New poll: Likud gets 34 seats, Blue and White 33

New poll shows right-religious bloc receiving 68 seats - but falling one MK short of a coalition if Yisrael Beytenu won't join.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2019, 11:07 AM

Feiglin: There will be connections

"We cannot wait another generation to bring Zehut's philosophy," says party chairman.Orli Harari, 6/21/2019, 4:31 AM

'Our goal is to make Liberman disappear'

Incoming Transportation Minister sees no chance of joining coalition with Blue and White: Gantz is leftist, period.Ben Ariel, 6/20/2019, 6:06 AM

Bringing Shaked into the Likud 'most logical, appropriate step'

Jewish leaders meet with Ayelet Shaked in NY to discuss future of Israel's Right.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2019, 4:33 PM

Rabbi Peretz: Let's unite, everyone will have to compromise

United Right leader says right-wing bloc will have 70 seats if no votes are lost.103FM, 6/19/2019, 1:27 PM

Will Ayelet Shaked lead the United Right in next election?

Jewish Home central committee set to approve retaining Knesset slate from last election - then launch into talks for right-wing alliance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2019, 8:42 AM

Rafi Peretz insists on leading United Right list

Jewish Home chairman Rafi Peretz backs alliance with other right-wing parties - but insists he must lead the ticket.Hezki Baruch, 6/18/2019, 11:42 AM

Who’s running the show in Israel between elections?

A guide to understanding what Israel's caretaker government can and cannot do during the nearly year-long period without a full gov't.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/18/2019, 7:25 AM

'Bennett is Israel's next leader'

Dr. Hagai Ben-Artzi calls on public to ensure Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked, return to politics. 'Don't give up, find the partnerships.'Yehonatan Gottlieb, 6/17/2019, 10:53 AM

Netanyahu planning to create united right-wing bloc

Following Liberman's call for unity gov't, Netanyahu looks to bring together small right-wing parties into a single ticket.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2019, 8:41 AM

Will Rabbi Peretz and Smotrich be appointed ministers?

Netanyahu expected to appoint Rabbi Peretz as Minister of Education and Smotrich as Minister of Transportation.Hezki Baruch, 6/17/2019, 5:06 AM

Shaked: Now is the time to annex Area C

Ex-Justice Minister won't rule out possible alliances on Right, says Israel must use of 'window of opportunity' to annex Judea & Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2019, 8:39 PM

Liberman zigzagging: What did he say just two months ago?

In April, Liberman rejected the possibility of establishing a unity government and promised to recommend only Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2019, 6:13 AM

Shas: Liberman is no longer relevant

Haredi Shas party says Yisrael Beytenu is 'done with the right,' will remain outside the next government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2019, 12:12 AM

'Ayelet Shaked is the only one who can unite Religious Zionism'

Analyst Amit Segal says some religious Zionists won't vote for New Right, Zehut, but most will support former Justice Min. Ayelet Shaked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2019, 11:11 PM

'The cat's out of the bag'

Likud, United Right, respond to MK Liberman's promise to support unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2019, 10:26 PM

Liberman: We'll force a unity government

Yisrael Beytenu wants unity government - without the haredim or Otzma Yehudit.Hezki Baruch, 6/15/2019, 9:14 PM

Report: Barak will run as part of independent party

Former Prime Minister reportedly decides to run for Knesset as part of an independent party and not with the Labor Party.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/15/2019, 2:15 AM

UTJ: Partnership with Netanyahu will continue

United Torah Judaism makes clear that contrary to reports, its political partnership with the Likud will continue even after the elections.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/15/2019, 12:00 AM

Poll: Right-wing bloc leads with 68 seats

New poll shows rightist-religious bloc leading 68-52 - but still lacks majority without Avidgor Liberman's Yisrael Beytenu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2019, 9:37 AM

MK Itzik Shmuli to run for Labor leadership

Young MK joins MKs Amir Peretz and Stav Shafir, who have already declared their candidacy for the Labor leadership.Hezki Baruch, 6/13/2019, 6:23 AM

Bitan: We're laying groundwork for next government right now

MK David Bitan says coalition talks are underway, after elections talks will be 'short and easy.' Also: Liberman, Lapid, may join hands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2019, 2:58 PM

Religious Zionist yeshiva trying to block right-wing alliance

Sources close to Rabbi Tau, dean of Har Hamor Yeshiva, reportedly pushing United Right not to run on joint ticket with Bennett, Shaked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2019, 10:48 AM

MK Kisch: I hope to be Minister of Communications

Likud MK says Netanyahu planning further changes in the transitional government and will probably dismiss Uri Ariel and Yifat Shasha-Biton.Elad Benari, 6/12/2019, 5:37 AM