'The Right won't be decimated in a third election'

Prof. Asher Cohen opposes third elections, but doesn't share estimates that it would topple the Right.Nitzan Keidar, 11/3/2019, 6:37 PM

Netanyahu's new proposal to Benny Gantz

The proposal includes a complete freeze on new religious legislation and a formal agreement for haredi MKs to sit with Lapid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2019, 3:54 PM

'Third election will damage Israeli democracy'

'I think that everyone understands that further elections are a very bad thing and there needs to be a broad unity government.'Nitzan Keidar, 10/6/2019, 8:57 PM

Poll: Gideon Sa'ar top contender to replace Netanyahu

The poll also showed no broad public support for a unity government headed by the Prime MinisterArutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2019, 4:08 PM

Israel Prize winner Miriam Peretz calls for unity

'The public is fed up with offensive discourse and division,' Peretz says. 'We deserve a government to consolidate and unite us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/5/2019, 9:32 PM

Netanyahu may return mandate to form gov't to Rivlin on Sunday

The Likud and Blue & White negotiation teams are meeting on Sunday morning. If no progress is made, PM Netanyahu may return mandate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2019, 8:35 PM

Benny Gantz to PM: Let's negotiate - without party blocs

Blue & White chairman Gantz says he is ready to negotiate with Likud on a national unity gov't but without the right-wing bloc.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2019, 4:21 PM

Is Gantz leading in PM endorsement count - or is Netanyahu?

Blue & White are hoping to disqualify Balad's votes for Gantz for PM, in which case Likud will be forced to try to form coalition first.Sara Rubenstein, 9/22/2019, 10:57 PM

Yisrael Beytenu refrains from recommending Gantz or Netanyahu

Yisrael Beytenu chairman Avigdor Liberman says that he will force Blue and White and Likud to form a unity gov't only with his party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 10:30 PM

'Terror supporters in the government? Gantz should be ashamed'

Bereaved families protest outside the President's Residence after the Arab Joint List recommends Gantz for PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 8:29 PM

President Rivlin: 'The people want a stable unity government'

Rivlin says that the only way to form a stable government is to have the two large parties join forces.Hezki Baruch, 9/22/2019, 8:04 PM

Deri: 'Shas will continue to back Netanyahu - period'

'It wasn't us that tried to eliminate any trace of Judaism. We'll do everything in order to preserve the Jewish character of the state.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 5:51 PM

Recommendations for PM to begin, Blue & White first in line

Party leaders will meet with President Reuven Rivlin to recommend PM beginning at 5 p.m. Smaller parties to meet on Monday.Sara Rubenstein, 9/22/2019, 4:48 PM

Final voter turnout: 69.4 percent

Voter turnout of 69.4 percent represents an increase of about 1.5 percent compared to the turnout in the previous election in April.Hezki Baruch, 9/18/2019, 12:08 AM

Indictment in Knesset election fraud case

The Haifa District Attorney's Office is prosecuting Mohammed Diab of the city of Tamra for election fraud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 9:32 PM

'I'm pained by anti-haredi rhetoric'

President Reuven Rivlin: 'I chose to act in the words of the prophet Amos: 'He who is wise will remain silent at that time.''Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 7:55 PM

'Election observers will delay haredi voters'

MK Eichler expresses concern that anti-haredi activists will deliberately delay the voting process at haredi voting stations.Ben Shaul, 9/15/2019, 6:49 PM

When Blue & White chief Benny Gantz compared himself to Moses

Gantz has gained notoriety for his multiple gaffes during speeches and interviews over the course of the Blue and White election campaigns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 5:55 PM

Bennett: Gantz isn't fit to be Prime Minister

Naftali Bennett says that Benny Gantz said in 2014 that there was no need to worry about the terror tunnels from Gaza into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 4:42 PM

Netanyahu calls for emergency meeting with Election Chairman

A Maariv report says that Likud complaints of voter fraud in the Arab sector were not properly examined.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2019, 10:04 PM

Yair Lapid: 'It's time for Netanyahu to leave the stage'

Blue & White leader Lapid says that what stood out from the incident in Ashdod was the sentence: 'It's time for the PM to leave the stage.'103FM, 9/12/2019, 11:00 PM

The steep price of another Election Day

The day off given to workers on Election Day costs Israeli economy billions of shekels - this year, the cost is doubled by repeat elections.Shimon Cohen, 9/12/2019, 4:22 PM

Israeli emissaries cast their votes around the world

Some drove for miles and even traveled by plane to exercise their right to vote in far-flung places across the world.Orly Harari, 9/8/2019, 9:55 PM

Netanyahu: Gantz and Lapid want to steal the election

Without voter fraud in last election, Arab party would have been left out of the Knesset, and New Right would have made it in, says PM.Hezki Baruch, 9/8/2019, 8:15 PM

Lapid: 'Camera Law' is just a racist distraction

'The submissive rhinos are just following the orders of that extremely corrupt person,' says Democratic Union.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2019, 4:02 PM

Poll: Right and left neck and neck

Right-wing bloc's lead over left-wing, Arab bloc falls to one seat in latest poll. Neither side has enough support to form a coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2019, 9:53 PM

'Stav Shaffir ignores questions, talks incessantly'

'From all the politicians I've met, this was without a doubt the strangest [interview] I've done,' says Kan journalist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2019, 3:08 PM

Poll: 32 seats for Likud, 10 for Yamina

Yisrael Beyteinu and Yamina both received 10 seats in the poll, followed by Shas with 8, UTJ - 7, Democratic Camp - 7 and Labor - 5.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2019, 10:55 PM

'When I hear Yair Lapid, I feel hurt on a personal level'

A haredi member of the Election Committee speaks up: 'Lapid uses racist, anti-Semitic language. I walk down the street, people curse at me.'Orly Harari, 8/18/2019, 7:48 PM

103FM Poll: Likud - 32, Blue and White - 30

The Joint Arab list wins 11 seats. The United Right Party, headed by Ayelet Shaked, holds 10 seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2019, 10:57 PM

Liberman: My wife and daughter are completely religious

Yisrael Beytenu chairman claims that he's not against religious people. 'I live in a mixed comm. - haredim, religious and secular.'Hezki Baruch, 8/3/2019, 11:56 PM

Likud minister's husband resigns from anti-haredi party

Chovev Damari, husband of the Minister of Social Equality Gila Gamliel claims that Kobi refused to remove his name from the list.Sara Rubenstein, 8/2/2019, 1:39 PM

Did Likud try to use new right-wing party to block merger?

According to a Channel 13 News report, Noam rejected the proposal. Likud denies the report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2019, 9:40 PM

Arutz Sheva poll: Likud 31, Blue and White 28

According to poll, neither left nor right able to form coalition without Yisrael Beytenu party.Ido Ben Porat, 7/17/2019, 8:34 PM

'They're terrorizing me, it's all spin'

'There's no claim against me for any offense,' Ehud Barak says about his dealings with Jeffrey Epstein, recently indicted for sex offenses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2019, 10:32 PM

'We won't sit with Netanyahu; we'll end Israbluff draft'

Former Prime Minister declares party position on religion and state, 'We're against incitement, against invasion of individual's space.'Mordechai Sones, 7/2/2019, 7:26 PM

Netanyahu will be Israel’s next Prime Minister - with Trump’s help

Yisrael Beyteinu headed by Avigdor Liberman – saw its vote reduced from 214906 to 173004 in the 2019 elections. David Singer, 6/7/2019, 2:12 PM

'Liberman trampled the haredim'

United Torah Judaism MK criticizes Yisrael Beytenu chairman after Knesset is dissolved.MK Yaakov Asher, 5/30/2019, 6:26 AM

'Liberman will not pass the threshold'

MK Moshe Gafni: Liberman has a problem - he hates Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 5/30/2019, 5:37 AM

'We went above and beyond, I don't understand Liberman'

United Right chairman says decision to go for new elections was reached with a heavy heart.Hezki Baruch, 5/30/2019, 5:03 AM

Litzman: Liberman incited and slandered, history will judge

Deputy Health Minister: Netanyahu left no stone unturned in attempt to prevent new elections. Liberman rejected every attempt at dialogue.Yaakov Litzman, 5/30/2019, 1:31 AM

Bill to dissolve Knesset passes first reading

Knesset approves first reading of bill to dissolve the Knesset. 66 MKs voted in favor, 44 voted against and five abstained.Hezki Baruch, 5/28/2019, 2:25 AM

'Priorities in the Middle East have changed'

Hadeel Oueis: 'They never saw Israeli soldiers in Damascus, Aleppo, or Homs, but they saw Iranian militias with heavy weapons killing them.'Mordechai Sones, 4/11/2019, 3:13 PM

New Right: Someone's stealing the Right's victory

Party sources claim strange goings-on in Central Elections Committee feed since morning, observers removed from counting site.Mordechai Sones, 4/11/2019, 10:52 AM

Elections Committee chaos

Bug in Central Elections Committee computerized system creates distorted presentation of bloc percentage data; fate of New Right at stake.Mordechai Sones, 4/11/2019, 10:34 AM

Netanyahu first response: Right bloc won clear victory

But various polls and projections offer conflicting predictions; Gantz/Lapid also declare victory.Mordechai Sones, 4/9/2019, 10:05 PM

Watch Israel Police election day activity

Israel Police operates since morning to maintain law and order at polls. Several investigations opened on suspicion of forgery.Mordechai Sones, 4/9/2019, 8:33 PM

'If you don't wake up, Netanyahu will form Leftist government'

Right Parties Union Otzma Yehudit candidate: If Right doesn't want home bulldozed, get to the polls urgently.Mordechai Sones, 4/9/2019, 8:11 PM

Hazan accosts Feiglin on Tel Aviv beach

MK Oren Hazan meets Moshe Feiglin during tour of Tel Aviv beach and confronts him: 'Dope up the public with drugs and slogans.'Mordechai Sones, 4/9/2019, 6:24 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

Digital index predicts election results

Digital Strategist Itai Tzamir examines election campaign according to digital indices, evaluates some expected results, and has surprises.Shimon Cohen, 4/9/2019, 4:24 PM

Smotrich: 'I don't believe Netanyahu's election promises'

Chairman Smotrich last pep-talk to religious Zionism to go vote with head held high about past achievements and future goals.Yoni Kempinski, 4/8/2019, 9:04 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 Cohen, 4/7/2019, 8:00 AM

Who is suitable to lead Israel?

The Palestinians are not the central question of this election which remains ‘who is suitable to lead’ much more than what the next Prime Minister will do. Dr. Ron Weiser, 2/14/2019, 5:58 PM