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Mofaz Resigns from Politics

"I am not an outstanding politician," admits Kadima chairman as he announces that he is stepping down from politics.Elad Benari, 1/28/2015, 2:14 AM

End of the Road: Mofaz won't be Joining Labor

Kadima party leader turns down reserved spot on Labor party list, effectively marking the end of his political career.Hezki Baruch, 1/19/2015, 1:18 PM

Mofaz: Netanyahu Caved to Hamas

Mofaz criticizes Netanyahu over Operation Protective Edge, says he is "losing sleep" over what Netanyahu would do against a bigger threat.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 12/23/2014, 2:13 AM

Herzog-Livni-Mofaz Joint List in the Works

Report reveals negotiations are being held to form joint leftist bloc, with Labor sources saying it has a '60% chance' of success.Ari Yashar, 12/5/2014, 11:19 AM

MK Mofaz: Now, Look for Hezbollah's Tunnels

Former defense minister Shaul Mofaz says IDF has to make sure tunnel snafu does not repeat itself on northern border.Gil Ronen, 8/6/2014, 11:51 AM

Mofaz Insists Disengagement 'Saved Lives'

Kadima MK who oversaw Disengagement argues that the plan saved ‘hundreds of lives, maybe more.’Ido Ben Porat, Maayana Miskin, 7/20/2014, 2:41 PM

MKs to Netanyahu: Fire Livni, Begin War on Terror

Israeli leaders begin to express frustration at lack of deterrence against terrorism, amid rising tensions and unrest.Tova Dvorin, 7/2/2014, 8:02 PM

Kadima Head Slams PM for 'Eroding Deterrence'

Shaul Mofaz, former IDF Chief of Staff and Defense Minister, says Netanyahu's policy led to abduction, rockets; 'no country would allow it.'Ari Yashar, 7/2/2014, 1:28 PM

Herzog Slams Zoabi's 'Obscene' Support for Kidnap

Labor party leader Yitzchak Herzog compares radical Arab MK's defense of Israeli teens' abduction to 'price tag' crimes.Ari Soffer and Gil Ronen, 6/18/2014, 12:46 PM

Former Defense Minister Backs 'David the Nahlawi'

MK Shaul Mofaz adds his voice to the growing campaign behind IDF soldier disciplined after cocking his rifle at Arab attackers in Hevron.Ari Soffer, 5/3/2014, 8:53 PM

Mofaz: Keep Terrorists From Inciting Against Us

Kadima head says the terrorists to be released by Israel this week may be "too old" to participate in attacks, but can still incite hatred.David Lev, 8/11/2013, 10:18 AM

Bennett, Lapid Deny Giving Netanyahu an Ultimatum

Bennett and Lapid deny media reports that they plan to demand the Foreign and Finance Ministries or stay away from the coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2013, 4:14 AM

Report: Mofaz Demanded to be Defense Minister

Mofaz reportedly joined the pact between Bayit Yehudi and Yesh Atid because his demand to be Defense Minister was rejected.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/22/2013, 11:14 PM

Mofaz Touts Near Crash as New Opportunity

After achieving two seats, Kadima chairman hints he will join Netanyahu's new coalition.Elad Benari, 1/25/2013, 3:44 AM

Kadima Not Out Yet, May Pass Threshold

Kadima, the largest party in the 18th Knesset, may have passed the electoral threshold and will have two seats in the 19th Knesset.Elad Benari, 1/23/2013, 4:45 AM

Mofaz: Israel Should Have Eliminated Mashaal

"Israel missed an opportunity to eliminate the head of the serpent," says Kadima chairman about Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal.Elad Benari, 12/9/2012, 6:16 AM

More Kadima MKs to be 'Unemployed'

The parade of Knesset members and government officials who have decided to leave politics continued, as the party announced its listDavid Lev, 12/5/2012, 7:06 PM

Dying Kadima Party to Finish Selecting List

MKs Bar-On, Plesner, Hasson and Itzik expected to follow Mofaz on Kadima list, though Bar-On may retire from politics.Elad Benari, 12/5/2012, 4:12 AM

Olmert to Select Kadima's Knesset List

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is not going anywhere and will be be part of the committee that will select Kadima’s Knesset list.Elad Benari, 11/29/2012, 3:15 AM

Enough is Enough, Say MKs about Gaza Escalation

MKs call on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to take action in the wake of continued terrorism from Gaza.Elad Benari, 11/11/2012, 4:01 AM

Mofaz: Expect Political Map to Change

Opposition head hints at center-left union.Maayana Miskin, 11/9/2012, 11:00 AM

Mofaz: U.S. Should Have Major Role in Negotiations

In a letter to Obama, MK Mofaz expresses thanks for special relationship and looks for support in future affairsAnnie Lubin, 11/7/2012, 9:00 PM

Mofaz: Netanyahu Preparing 'Nuclear Spring'

Kadima chairman says Prime Minister has messianic Iran obsession, wants to embroil Israel in war.Gil Ronen, 11/1/2012, 8:09 PM

Mofaz: There's Much Better than Netanyahu

Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz says replacing the Netanyahu government is "a national mission".Elad Benari, 10/19/2012, 2:16 AM

Mofaz Seeks to Stop Levy Report Adoption

Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz asks the Attorney General to order Netanyahu not to bring Levy Report for government approval.Elad Benari, 10/18/2012, 3:14 AM

Mofaz Challenges Bibi to Take Lie Detector Test

Mofaz turns the tables on Netanyahu and demands he be the first to take a lie detector test over a leak of security secrets on Iran. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/6/2012, 6:31 PM

Mofaz Demands: Keep Me Updated on Iran

Opposition head who vigorously opposes Iran attack wants the government to supply him with information about it.Gil Ronen, 8/20/2012, 11:19 AM

Mass Hareidi Enlistment Would Create Chaos in IDF

Yeshiva students are required to join the IDF as of Wednesday, but what would happen if there were a mass draft of 50,000? There won't be.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/1/2012, 8:39 AM

Mofaz: Strike on Iran could be Disastrous

Kadima head Shaul Mofaz: premature attack will lead to war, make it harder to attack in the future.Gil Ronen, 7/28/2012, 10:16 PM

No Sanctions against Kadima Rebels

In stormy debate in Knesset's House Committee, MKs accused of defecting turn tables on Mofaz. Committee scolds Mofaz for absence.Gil Ronen, 7/24/2012, 1:57 PM

Mofaz Hints, Again, Iran Strike Imminent

Kadima chairman accuses Netanyahu of "horse-trading with the Holy of Holies of Israel."Gil Ronen, 7/24/2012, 12:22 PM

Did Mofaz Reveal Strategic Iran Secret?

Tzachi Hanegbi denies Shaul Mofaz's hint that move to split Kadima is connected to impending strike on Iran. Gil Ronen, 7/24/2012, 10:38 AM

Mofaz Charges Netanyahu a 'Failed Leader'

Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz claims Prime Minister Netanyahu has failed, but there are calls from his own party for him to step down.Gabe Kahn, 7/23/2012, 8:47 PM

Labor Head Invites Kadima Defectors

MK Yechimovich "would be happy" to welcome defectors "without promises, jobs, division of loot."Gil Ronen, 7/23/2012, 3:45 PM

Mofaz Hints He Opposes Imminent Iran Strike

Kadima leader asks Knesset to oust four MKs who want to leave the party, adds hint regarding Iran strike. Gil Ronen, 7/23/2012, 12:53 PM

Left and Right Unite in Criticizing Mofaz

Politicians from both the left and the right were united in their criticism of Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz over his leaving the coalition.Elad Benari, 7/18/2012, 4:14 AM

Netanyahu: Mofaz Gave Up on Historic Opportunity

PM Netanyahu sends a letter to Kadima chairman Mofaz, expresses regret that Mofaz chose to quit the unity government.Elad Benari, 7/18/2012, 12:14 AM

Mofaz Surrenders; Unity Coalition Lasted 19 Weeks

The national unity coalition born nine weeks ago is dead, but the government lives as it did before Kadima left the Opposition. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/17/2012, 7:07 PM

Kadima Poised to Leave Coalition, May Split in 2

Kadima faction holding a press conference at 5:00 p.m., Mofaz expected to say he's leaving government.Gil Ronen, 7/17/2012, 2:24 PM

Netanyahu Weighing Elections in January

Netanyahu is figuring that if Mofaz is playing political games to force elections, he will get them sooner than he expects.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/16/2012, 9:22 AM

Netanyahu Regrets Joining Forces with Kadima

Netanyahu’s associates say he regrets having added Kadima to the coalition, considering early elections.Elad Benari, 7/16/2012, 6:16 AM

Netanyahu and Mofaz Talk, Agree to Talk Even More

PM Binyamin Netanyahu and Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz hold late night meeting on draft law. Agreement yet to be reached.Elad Benari, 7/13/2012, 2:13 AM

Mofaz, Netanyahu Meet, Talk About Draft Law

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz meet about the new draft law. Meeting ends without progress.Elad Benari, 7/12/2012, 5:13 AM

Bibi and Mofaz Agree on Draft Law Panel – for Now

The media-led campaign to bust the coalition collapses with the Likud’s adopting “in principle” a Kadima draft law proposal – with changes. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/8/2012, 2:45 PM

Demonstration for Equal Enlistment in Tel Aviv

Kadima Chairman Shaul Mofaz, Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid mingle with demonstrators.Gil Ronen and Chana Ya'ar, 7/7/2012, 10:39 PM

Netanyahu Wants Another Committee; Mofaz: No Way

Netanyahu says he intends to appoint a team to formulate a law based on Plesner conclusions. Mofaz rejects this.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/6/2012, 9:20 PM

Poll: 46% of Israelis Favor Kadima Leaving

Poll conducted for Channel 10 News finds that 46 percent of Israelis believe that Kadima should quit the coalition over Draft Law crisis.Elad Benari, 7/6/2012, 6:52 AM

Shas Journal: Ahmadinejad Happy with Mofaz

Shas party’s journal editor fiercely criticizes Mofaz for pushing for sanctions on hareidim who refuse to enlist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2012, 3:13 AM

Mofaz to Netanyahu: Time for Actions, Not Words

Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz strongly rejects Netanyahu’s welcoming of the Draft Law committee's recommendations.Elad Benari, 7/5/2012, 12:15 AM

Kadima Ultimatum: Pass Draft Law or Kadima to Quit

Mofaz issues an ultimatum to Netanyahu: Adopt new draft law proposals or Kadima will quit coalition. Bibi must choose Shas or Kadima.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/4/2012, 1:43 PM

Barak Tries to Get Netanyahu and Mofaz Talking

Defense Minister Barak tries to mediate between Netanyahu and Mofaz amid a coalition crisis over the Plesner Committee.Elad Benari, 7/4/2012, 1:16 AM

Ramon to Start New Party

Kadima co-founder Haim Ramon may be joined by Tzipi Livni. Kadima may split in two.Gil Ronen, 7/3/2012, 11:26 AM

Unity Coalition Crumbles, Mofaz Shuns Netanyahu

Kadima party chairman Mofaz refused to meet with Netanyahu after the Prime Minister dissolved a panel, led by Kadima, for a new draft law.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/3/2012, 8:26 AM

Mofaz Urged to Resign Over Plesner Committee

The heads of the “suckers’” movement call on Minister Shaul Mofaz to quit the coalition over the disbanding of the Plesner Committee.Elad Benari, 7/3/2012, 3:15 AM

Kadima Furious Over Scrapping of Draft Committee

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's decision to scrap the committee drafting a replacement for the Tal Law has incensed Kadima.Gabe Kahn, 7/2/2012, 6:26 PM

Mofaz-Abbas Meeting Postponed, No New Date Set

A planned meeting between Shaul Mofaz Mahmoud Abbas that had been set for Sunday has been postponed.David Lev, 6/30/2012, 9:56 PM

Kadima Concerned of Split Over Equal Burden Law

Members of Kadima concerned that the party may split if Plesner Committee does not come ensure equal service for all citizens.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/29/2012, 11:40 PM