Jewish Home woos Eli Yishai

Party officials suggest former minister enter negotiations to conduct joint election run. Yahad Party claims 'there was no official appeal.'Mordechai Sones, 12/23/2019, 5:37 PM

Jewish Home says 'no' to Noam Party

Those surrounding Rabbi Rafi Peretz refuse to open negotiations with Noam Party of Har haMor Yeshiva.Mordechai Sones, 12/23/2019, 4:47 PM

No fear of Religious Zionist primaries: Let the people decide

There is a battle raging in the Religious Zionist movement, which consists of at least three parties, over whether to have primaries. David Rubin, 12/17/2019, 7:38 PM

Counter-petition in Jewish Home for primaries and opening ranks

Jewish Home Party activists sign Central Committee members on counter-resolution to Chairman Peretz position, calls for primaries.Mordechai Sones, 12/16/2019, 4:49 PM

Nir Barkat tells Arutz Sheva: 'It's no time for games'

Senior Likud official calls for union of Jewish Home with Otzmah, rejects proposal to join smaller parties to Likud: 'Right will lose seats'Shimon Cohen, 2/19/2019, 7:09 PM

'We respect Netanyahu; he doesn't run us'

Jewish Home and National Union leaders respond to Likud claims they did not agree to hold meeting with Prime Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2019, 8:14 PM

Otzma: Window of opportunity closing; we'll run on our own

Otzma Yehudit Chair says they have no choice but to contend alone, even if unsure they will pass electoral threshold.Shimon Cohen, 2/17/2019, 9:42 PM

Unite the Torah nationalists now!

It’s time for egos to get out of the way and let leadership and statesmanship enter. Ariel Natan Pasko, 2/17/2019, 2:01 PM

'There's an outline, sign now'

Shomron Council head calls on Rabbi Peretz and Smotrich to unite immediately and join Otzma party.Mordechai Sones, 2/13/2019, 1:51 AM

'Jewish Home will contain all; Ben-Gvir will get hug from me'

New party chair convinced of ability to attract voters from all corners of religious Zionism: 'So we'll be divided on few things, so what?'Hezki Baruch, 2/12/2019, 10:46 PM

'Declare joint run ASAP'

Religious Zionist rabbis demand that Jewish Home and National Union unite to one list in hopes to add Otzma Yehudit.Hezki Baruch, 2/11/2019, 7:11 PM

Netanyahu to Rabbi Peretz: I won't guarantee you a spot

Survey conducted by PM reveals joint Likud-Jewish Home ticket won't bring more seats. Peretz could be forced to run with National Union.Mordechai Sones, 2/10/2019, 10:45 PM

'Future of entire right depends on Jewish Home'

New Jewish Home Chairman: 'I favor unification, I'll tell Smotrich's friends - let's go together, but there's only one Jewish Home.'Yoni Kempinski, 2/4/2019, 11:15 PM

Contradictory perceptions: Origins of the split in Religious Zionism

The political explosion of Religious Zionism reveals a deep split of identity. The dividing line is the question of whether or not commitment to the Torah is the guiding principle. Rabbi Yitschak Neriya , 1/14/2019, 2:30 PM

The Bennett-Shaked bombshell

Bennett’s goal is to reach the top. No matter how many secular candidates Bennett packed the Jewish Home with, he was never going to rise above 12 Knesset seats while heading a party associated with Religious Zionism. Tzvi Lev, 12/29/2018, 8:59 PM

Netanyahu stays…but hold on to your seatbelts

In a minute, in fact, for the perplexed, I will explain Israel’s wacky political system entirely, elaborately and exhaustively. Except that just thinking about it exhausts me. Jack Engelhard, 11/21/2018, 6:53 AM

National Union backs Bennett's demand for Defense Ministry

National Union faction of Jewish Home vows to vote for dissolution of Knesset if Bennett, Shaked resign from government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2018, 9:27 AM

Likud continues slide in new poll

Latest survey finds ruling Likud party dropping after Liberman's sudden resignation, faction led by Benny Gantz would get 12 seats.Tzvi Lev, 11/16/2018, 9:48 AM

Bennett to Liberman: Bring security or move aside

Leader of the Jewish Home Party, Minister Naftali Bennett, attacks the Minister of Defense and his policyHezki Baruch, 11/5/2018, 6:44 PM

Opposition Leader: State helm transferred to Jewish Home party

Tzipi Livni fiercely attacks Settlement Law by MKs Kish and Smotrich: 'Forcing blood wedding with millions of Palestinians.'Hezki Baruch, 11/5/2018, 5:33 PM

Kahalani headed to Jewish Home?

Is Brig. Gen. Avigdor Kahalani on way to Jewish Home? According to Israel Hayom, his name is on list of 'secular names' to possibly join.Mordechai Sones, 9/23/2018, 9:46 AM

Bennett to advance Overrule Clause

Bill will be put to vote in Ministerial Legislation Committee next Sunday after Jewish Home members claim Netanyahu not promoting issue.Mordechai Sones, 4/22/2018, 1:51 PM

Rabbi Chaim Amsalem leaves Jewish Home party

'We were treated with condescension, disregard, and a cold shoulder; they didn't throw us out but let us understand we're not wanted.'Mordechai Sones, 11/19/2017, 6:05 PM

'The young people are here'

Arutz Sheva speaks with Rabbi Dr. Daniel Tropper, first Chair of the Jewish Home Election Committee, at Jewish Home's special conference.Yoni Kempinski, 9/28/2017, 12:45 PM

'Constitutional revolution' to be revealed at party conference

Jewish Home director on upcoming conference: 'Meeting touches on ethical issues; plan rollout will spark interesting discussion.'Mordechai Sones, 9/24/2017, 9:45 PM

Eminent religious-Zionist Rabbi quits Jewish Home leadership

Jewish Home party presidium member Rabbi Yisrael Rosen announces leaving party because Bennett employs SSA spokeswoman.Mordechai Sones, 8/17/2017, 1:02 PM

Shaked: No room for two parties

Justice Minister refers to possibility that National Union may split from Jewish Home Party. 'We must remain as one party.'Mordechai Sones, 7/4/2017, 5:05 PM

'The "Pride" parade not to our liking, but there is no choice'

'This year they agreed to the compromise plan of last year, so we had no choice,' Be'er Sheva Jewish Home Chair explains.Mordechai Sones, 6/22/2017, 2:42 PM

'I haven't noticed that you assassinated Haniyeh today...'

Yisrael Beytenu party attacks Jewish Home in Knesset plenum. Bennett: 'Turn your militancy on Hamas in Gaza, not religious Zionism.'Mordechai Sones, 5/15/2017, 7:27 PM

Bennett: No personal argument with Prime Minister

Jewish Home Chairman responds to attack after calling on Prime Minister to abandon idea of 'two states'.Mordechai Sones, 5/15/2017, 6:46 PM

'Slomiansky innocent until proven otherwise'

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel stands by MK Slominsky: I pray, hope, believe my friend MK Nissan will emerge vindicated and innocent.Mordechai Sones, 4/20/2017, 10:27 AM

Otzma Yehudit leaders attack Jewish Home over Amona

Otzma Yehudit party leaders, Dr. Michael Ben-Ari and attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir strongly attack the Jewish Home party over the Amona issue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2016, 8:53 AM

Smotrich: Radio host's remarks were pointless

Director of Reshet Bet national radio reprimands host for asking MK Bezalel Smotrich an offensive question.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2016, 5:16 AM

Haim Amsalem: Jewish Home the 'natural place for Sephardim'

Former maverick Shas MK Rabbi Haim Amsalem explains to Arutz Sheva his decision to join the Jewish Home party.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/19/2016, 4:07 PM

Bennett: Arabs, too, are created in the Image of God

Jewish Home party leader criticizes MK's opposition to treating Jewish and Arab women in the same ward; 'The Right doesn't hate Arabs.'Yoni Kempinski, 4/5/2016, 9:26 PM

Jewish Home Anglo head runs for senior party position

Jeremy Saltan hopes to further Anglo-Israeli's interests if elected to Jewish Home party's Presidential Board.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2016, 4:25 PM

70 percent of Israelis believe primaries bring corruption

Israelis show a lack of faith in the honesty of primary elections, say system could work if there were a budget cap and transparency.Netanel Katz, 2/11/2016, 1:35 PM

80% of Jewish Home voters say party is not doing enough

Recent poll shows dissatisfaction with Jewish Home; supporters say more needs to be done for Judea-Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 2/4/2016, 1:17 PM

'Terrorism is running wild, no solution in sight'

Heads of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria meet Jewish Home leaders, express their pain and frustration over ongoing terror.Hezki Baruch, 11/18/2015, 11:01 AM

Bennett meets PM, demands tougher policies

Jewish Home Chairman will tell Netanyahu not to return terrorist's bodies, resume building in Judea and Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 11/3/2015, 7:14 PM

Jewish Home Denies Jobs Have Been Decided

Reports that MK Ben Dahan will be Deputy Defense Minister and MK Slomiansky will head Knesset's Law C'tee are premature.Gil Ronen, 5/7/2015, 5:19 PM

Jewish Home Fears 'One Digit' Result

Party HQ is receiving initial reports that indicate the party is dropping beneath the 10-MK mark.Eliran Aharon, Gil Ronen, 3/17/2015, 4:17 PM

Jewish Home Primaries – in a Few Weeks

Arutz Sheva learned that the religious Zionist party's primaries may be held at the end of December.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 11/9/2014, 5:53 PM

Jewish Home Party Launches New Forum for English-Speakers

Effort part of party's drive to expand appeal among Israel's sizable - and ideological - Anglo population.Ari Soffer, 10/10/2014, 10:20 AM

Livni: Jewish Home 'Endangers Israel More Than Peace Now'

Livni claims that the Jewish Home party is more dangerous than Peace Now. Jewish Home: She should vent her frustrations on the Palestinians.Yedidah Ben Or and Cynthia Blank, 10/2/2014, 3:32 PM

Jewish Home Passes New Constitution - With a Twist

New constitution to widen party scope, chairman's powers passes - after striking a compromise with the deal's opponents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2014, 8:35 PM

A Victory for Bennett's Opponents: Vote Will Be Secret

MK Chetboun says he has the required signatures to force a secret ballot in tonight's vote on party constitution.Gil Ronen, 9/10/2014, 11:17 AM

Jewish Home Constitution - A Crossroads for Religious-Zionism?

Ongoing dispute over new party constitution reveals split opinions on the future of the religious-Zionist party.Ari Soffer and Yishai Karov, 9/9/2014, 11:26 AM

Jewish Home Constitution Crisis Has Party Split on 'Values'

MKs Chetboun and Yogev vow opposition to constitution empowering Bennett, say it spells 'end of the religious Zionist party.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 9/1/2014, 5:08 PM

Jewish Home Buys Balad MK 'A Ticket to Iran'

Young leadership of the Jewish Home suggested the anti-draft MK move to a place where he feels more comfortable.Iddo Ben Porat, 4/23/2014, 3:56 PM

Bennett: Goverment Will 'Strike Fast, Strike Hard'

Minister urges firm response to rocket fire while visiting families in Sderot, in southern Israel.Maayana Miskin, 3/13/2014, 9:54 AM

MK on Enlistment Bill's 'Anti-Hareidi Message'

MK Chetboun warns Enlistment Bill will rip Israeli society apart, says he ‘won’t play Yesh Atid’s game.’Maayana Miskin, 3/11/2014, 9:38 PM

Fury in Jewish Home as MK Opposes Enlistment Bill

Jewish Home MKs say Chetboun’s decision to vote against Enlistment Bill will have ‘serious consequences.’Maayana Miskin, 3/11/2014, 9:15 PM

Coalition Head Blasts Livni’s Call to Oust Jewish Home Party

MK Levin says Justice Minister's 'irresponsible' proposal to boot Jewish Home from the coalition illustrates ignorance, is bad for Israel.Maayana Miskin, 2/18/2014, 8:52 PM

MKs Walk out of EU Head's Anti-Israel Speech

EU Parliament head’s speech sparks walk-out as he repeats PA claims on water discrimination, Gaza ‘blockade.’Maayana Miskin, 2/12/2014, 2:27 PM

Minister Slams ‘Assisted Suicide’: Doctors Should Heal, Not Kill

Minister of Pensioner Affairs attacks proposed law, which would allow doctors to provide patients with the means to kill themselves.Maayana Miskin, 1/26/2014, 10:37 AM

Jewish Home on Balancing Feminism, Jewish Law

Jewish Home seeks to bring women into the world of Jewish leadership. Bennett: Excluding women is foolishness.Maayana Miskin, 12/19/2013, 8:47 AM