Yitzhak Herzog leaves Knesset

Former Labor party leader and new head of Jewish Agency bids farewell to the Knesset after 15 years of service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2018, 9:11 PM

Herzog's parting speech: Be careful how you talk

Chairman of opposition leaves Knesset to head Jewish Agency. 'Understand that every word here can ignite a fire among our people in vain.'Hezki Baruch, 7/11/2018, 5:08 PM

Herzog walks back comment calling intermarriage a ‘plague’

New Jewish Agency head says comment comparing intermarriage to a plague was misunderstood.JTA, 6/28/2018, 9:51 PM

It's official: Herzog to head Jewish Agency

Herzog will take the new position on August 1, replacing Natan Sharansky, who has chaired the agency for the past 9 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2018, 9:59 AM

Bennett welcomes Herzog's appointment as Jewish Agency head

Jewish Home leader says Opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog a great choice to lead Jewish Agency to try to mend relations with Diaspora.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2018, 5:56 PM

Yitzhak Herzog tapped to lead the Jewish Agency

Former Labor party leader, opposition head appointed leader of Jewish Agency, replacing Natan Sharansky.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2018, 3:48 PM

Opposition head: Terror attack was 'despicable murder'

Opposition head Yitzhak Herzog pays condolence visit to family of terror victim Itamar Ben Gal, says murderer should be 'duly punished.'Hezki Baruch, 2/9/2018, 12:57 PM

Herzog: We will not be deterred by terrorism

Opposition chairman condemns attack near Ariel: We are all united around Rabbi Ben Gal's family.Eliran Aharon, 2/6/2018, 4:15 AM

'What would Yitzhak Herzog's grandfather think?'

Jewish Home MK slams Opposition leader Herzog's willingness to hand responsibility for Temple Mount to Saudi Arabia.Hezki Baruch, 1/9/2018, 4:34 PM

Herzog offers Saudis 'special role' on Temple Mount

Zionist Union MK Herzog says Israelis ready for peace, suggests offering Saudi Arabia central role in deciding Temple Mount's future.Hezki Baruch, 1/9/2018, 2:30 PM

'A cheap populist decision'

Leftist MKs blast Likud Central Committee after its members approve a motion calling for Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2018, 5:44 AM

Herzog to Netanyahu: Israel also needs a Menachem Begin

Opposition leader tells PM just as Arab world needs another Anwar Sadat, Israel needs another Menachem Begin to make peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 7:22 PM

'Palestinians are going backwards 100 years'

PM says Balfour paved way for international recognition of Israel, Arab refusal to accept Jewish rights root cause of conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2017, 6:41 PM

Har Adar terror attack victims laid to rest

The 3 victims of deadly terrorist attack buried. 'What a chasm between two men - one who loved life, and one who came to kill.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2017, 6:13 PM

'The Land of Israel does not belong to any party'

President, Opposition Leader attend 40th anniversary celebration of Samaria community Elkana. 'Elkana was established by Rabin government.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 10:53 PM

Barak: Netanyahu continues to whine

Former PM fires back at Netanyahu who mocked him during a speech in Tel Aviv. Left blasts Likud support rally.Elad Benari, 8/10/2017, 1:07 AM

Herzog: 'A profane fire threatens us from within'

Opposition leader participates in Eicha reading at the Mercaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2017, 4:07 AM

Herzog to remain opposition leader

New Labor party chairman Avi Gabbay asks outgoing leader to continue as opposition leader because he is currently not an MK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2017, 4:05 PM

Herzog loses Labor party leadership

MK Amir Peretz and former minister Avi Gabai to face off in second round of Labor primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2017, 11:14 PM

Herzog: 'Leftist bloc' will be formed with or without Lapid

Opposition leader says an anti-Netanyahu bloc will be formed even if Yesh Atid chairman doesn't join it.Elad Benari, 6/26/2017, 4:36 AM

'Zionist Union' releases new campaign

'Zionist Union' faction launches counter-campaign following shelved negative campaign planned in Likud against senior Zionist Union figures.Mordechai Sones, 6/20/2017, 6:42 PM

PM Netanyahu, Herzog held secret meeting with Egyptian president

Left-wing newspaper claims Netanyahu, Herzog, met with al-Sisi in April 2016Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 6/12/2017, 10:37 AM

Left-wing party's internal spat goes public

Zionist Union leader Yitzhak Herzgo blames would-be leader Avi Gabai for 'damage' to the party and helping to nix PA-Israel negotiations.Hezki Baruch, 5/28/2017, 8:23 AM

They speak about nationalism and oppose the Nationality Law?

Prime Minister criticizes opposition leader who spoke in Knesset against the Nationality Law: 'Go figure'.Mordechai Sones, 5/8/2017, 9:49 PM

'Israel is a beacon of hope'

PM refers in Knesset memorial to state visionary Herzl and constitution. Opposition chairman harshly criticizes remarks.Mordechai Sones, 5/8/2017, 8:15 PM

Israel condemns UNESCO vote

Israeli politicians from across the political spectrum slam 'anti-Semitic' UNESCO vote denying Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem.Gary Willig, 5/2/2017, 6:58 PM

Herzog: There will be elections within a year

Opposition leader claims coalition is in the midst of a crisis.Elad Benari, 4/2/2017, 4:51 AM

Deri to Herzog: Join the government

Shas chairman calls on opposition leader to join the government. Herzog responds and calls on Deri to join alternative coalition.Ido Ben Porat, 3/29/2017, 12:08 AM

Herzog: Nikki Haley following in footsteps of Patrick Moynihan

Opposition Leader Yitzhak Herzog gives live interview at AIPAC conference, praises current US ambassador to the UN for defending Israel.Gary Willig, 3/27/2017, 9:06 PM

Herzog: Netanyahu acting irrationally

Zionist Union head Yitzhak Herzog says he's establishing "Zionist, centrist, rational bloc" to replace Netanyahu with or without elections.Hezky Baruch, 3/20/2017, 3:49 PM

Netanyahu made offer to Herzog, then backtracked

Report claims Netanyahu offered Herzog unity government to advance peace talks, then backtracked.AFP, 3/5/2017, 1:25 PM

Opposition leader praises Trump stances on anti-Semitism, Israel

Herzog confident Trump will halt the recent attacks on Jews.JTA, 3/3/2017, 5:56 AM

Herzog: Netanyahu 'ran away' from peace initative

Opposition chairman: Kerry's peace proposal was historic opportunity but Netanyahu backed off because it would have dismantled Likud.Elad Benari, 2/20/2017, 4:15 AM

Herzog: 'Settlements' endanger Israel

Opposition Leader says Jewish settlement endangers Israel's identity as Jewish state, calls on government to advance two-state solution.Yoni Kempinski, 2/13/2017, 2:11 PM

Herzog: A two-state solution is Israel's top priority

Opposition leader asks Netanyahu to 'represent Israel, not Bennett' and speak about two-state solution wth US President Trump.Hezki Baruch, 2/12/2017, 11:03 AM

Michaeli: Herzog contributed to party's situation

Zionist Camp Chair speaks before hundreds of young Jews in London, refers to party's situation and confrontation with Netanyahu.Yedidya Ben-Or, 2/5/2017, 10:46 AM

Herzog hospitalized after mild stroke

Opposition leader MK Yitzhak Herzog admitted to the Ichilov Hospital following mild stroke. He is in stable condition.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/3/2017, 9:53 PM

Criminal investigation against Opposition leader closed

Attorney General announces that criminal investigation against Opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog for negative ad campaign.Arutz Sheva Staf, 1/30/2017, 7:20 PM

Israeli officials congratulate Trump

Ambassador Danon, PM Netanyahu and opposition leader congratulate the 45th president.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/20/2017, 8:42 PM

Likud to Herzog: You have some nerve

Likud fires back at opposition leader after his call for Netanyahu to be removed as Communications Minister.Hezki Baruch, 1/10/2017, 3:07 AM

Liberman: Joint List is actually the list of spies and traitors

Defense Minister vows to act to strip MKs from the Joint List of their citizenship, after MK Ghattas is summoned for questioning by police.Elad Benari, 12/19/2016, 4:12 AM

Herzog on Amona: Protest legitimate, but not violence

Herzog says it 'hurts to leave home, but Zionism was built on redeeming stolen land.'Hezki Baruch, 12/17/2016, 6:41 PM

Herzog hopes for 'regional agreement' under Trump leadership

Herzog says he expects Trump to be 'active in achieving regional order' in Middle East.'Hezki Ezra, 12/4/2016, 7:42 AM

Herzog turns down meeting with British Labour leader

Israeli opposition leader turns down meeting with Jeremy Corbyn during upcoming visit to London amid tensions over anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 11/17/2016, 12:05 AM

Netanyahu demands Herzog apologize for 'virus' comment

PM Netanyahu insists opposition head Herzog apologize for calling 'settlers' a 'virus.'Hezki Baruch, 11/14/2016, 2:28 PM

Bennett: Stop using Rabin murder to silence the right

Jewish Home chairman blasts Herzog over a tweet attacking Netanyahu and blaming him for the Rabin assassination.Hezki Baruch, 11/6/2016, 3:30 AM

Herzog: There will be no unity government

Opposition leader declares at Rabin memorial he will no longer hold any coalition talks with Netanyahu. Elkin: Good riddance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2016, 1:47 AM

Netanyahu's office denies he agreed to construction freeze

Prime Minister's Office categorically denies reports that Netanyahu agreed to a quiet construction freeze in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/16/2016, 5:51 PM

Yechimovich: I will fight any move to join the coalition

MK Shelly Yechimovich says she would fight "with all her might" a move to join Netanyahu's coalition.Chaim Lev, 10/9/2016, 5:05 AM

'Netanyahu is using Zionist Union to restrain Bennett'

MK Yossi Yonah (Zionist Union) told Arutz Sheva that there are no negotiations to enter the governmentShimon Cohen, 10/5/2016, 4:25 PM

Herzog: Reports of talks are false

Opposition head Herzog denies reports of talks with Netanyahu regarding coalition deal.Yedidya Ben-Or, 10/4/2016, 9:53 PM

Is Herzog on the way to the coalition?

Likud source denies reports that Netanyahu asked heads of coalition parties to opine about the possibility of Zionist Union joining.Hezki Baruch, 9/28/2016, 4:46 AM

'Barak sitting in US pitting Zionists against each other'

Opposition Leader Isaac Herzog blasts former Prime Minister Ehud Barak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2016, 10:12 PM

You can't pressure Hamas while giving them 'deluxe' conditions

Hadar Goldin's mother criticized government policy: How can you pressure Hamas when you simultaneously give them "deluxe" conditions?Orli Harari, 8/31/2016, 1:33 PM

Hanegbi to Herzog: Let's join hands in Netanyahu's government

Likud Minister calls on opposition leader to join the coalition, says there are no significant gaps between the Likud and the Zionist Union.Hezki Baruch, 8/31/2016, 5:14 AM

Report: Netanyahu and Herzog resume coalition talks

Channel 2 News reports Prime Minister and opposition leader met this week to discuss a unity government. Both sides deny.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/20/2016, 12:59 AM

Police recommend closure of investigation against Herzog

Police say there is no evidential basis to prosecute Herzog over illegal donations, recommend case be closed.Elad Benari, 8/2/2016, 4:42 AM