Israel's Press: Were the Elections an Upheaval?

Were the recent elections an earthquaking change? An upheaval? A respected publicist's analysis translated from the Hebrew "Besheva" weekly.Atty. Elyakim Haetzni, 1/27/2013, 8:35 AM

Lapid Prefers Bennett in Coalition

Lapid prefers Bayit Yehudi in coalition. MKs say talks with PA unlikely to be a sticking point.Maayana Miskin, 1/25/2013, 9:21 AM

12th Jewish Home Seat Smashes 'Equality' of Left and Right Blocs

According to the near final results of the elections, Jewish Home will be awarded a 12th Knesset seat, making it the 4th largest partyDavid Lev, 1/24/2013, 11:32 AM

Jewish Home Celebrates ‘Historic Achievement’

The Jewish Home party reacts to exit polls. ‘We’re back on center stage,’ Bennett declares.Maayana Miskin, 1/22/2013, 11:48 PM

Bennett: Yigal Amir Endorsement is Attempt to Intimidate Voters

Bennett responded to reports that Yigal Amir, PM Yitzhak Rabin's assassin, endorses his party and is encouraging others to vote as well.Annie Lubin, 1/18/2013, 12:46 AM

Bennett on Criticism from US: We Will Do What's Good For Israel

"We will listen to the Americans, but we will do what is good for Israel," wrote Bennett amid US concern over his party's influence.Annie Lubin, 1/16/2013, 11:04 AM

Video with Jeremy Gimpel: The Likud Is All Mixed-Up

US-born Jeremy Gimpel, rising star in the Jewish Home, tells Channel 2, “The Likud has some wonderful people but is all mixed-up.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/6/2013, 9:48 AM

Polls Show US-Born Gimpel May Be Knesset Member

Polls show more strength for the Jewish Home-National Union slate and give US-born Jeremy Gimpel a good chance to become MK., 1/2/2013, 12:35 PM

Poll: 'Likud Beytenu' Continues to Drop

The combined Likud Beytenu party keeps dropping, getting just 33 seats in the latest poll. Yesh Atid, Movement both rise.Maayana Miskin, 12/28/2012, 9:39 AM

Poll: Strong Parties Drop, Small Parties Rise

The latest pre-elections poll finds Likud, Labor and Jewish Home losing votes as Yesh Atid, Meretz and Otzma Leyisrael rise. Maayana Miskin, 12/25/2012, 9:23 PM

Poll: Attack on Bennett Strengthened his Party

Bayit Yehudi would receive 13 seats if elections were held today, according to a Panels poll.Gil Ronen, 12/24/2012, 12:48 PM

Bennett Takes It on the Chin for ‘Refusal’ Remarks

Political leaders have a field day mocking Bennett for his remarks on refusing IDF orders. The next polls will reveal the damage, if any. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/23/2012, 9:45 AM

Poll Shows Opposition Ripping Itself to Pieces

The ultra left-wing Haaretz newspaper has given up on defeating Netanyahu. “Game Over. Center-left is a fragmented mess.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 12/10/2012, 11:28 AM

MK Eldad: Netanyahu will Dismiss Feiglin

Eldad says Feiglin will be kicked out of Knesset if he votes no-confidence after an outpost demolition.Gil Ronen, 12/4/2012, 10:55 PM

Bayit Yehudi: We'll Keep Likud from Favoring Hareidi Parties

Senior Jewish Home activist explains why religious Zionist people should vote for religious-Zionist party.Gil Ronen, 12/2/2012, 7:44 PM

Bennett: UN Mess a Result of Israel's 'Schizophrenic' Policies

Jewish Home leader denies a quote attacking Moshe Feiglin that was attributed to him.Gil Ronen, 11/29/2012, 7:16 PM

Likud MK List May Dent Jewish Home Chances in January Elections

Feiglin’s victory in the Likud primaries for MK candidates could put holes in hopes for Jewish Home-National Union in the elections.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/27/2012, 9:38 AM

Jewish Home Candidates Run for Shelter in Be’er Sheva

The new Jewish Home faction visits Be’er Sheva. Bennett: It’s healthy to feel what southerners do. We’re ready to enlist.Maayana Miskin, 11/16/2012, 11:11 AM

Jewish Home Goes to the Polls for MK List

Habayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home) party members go the polls Tuesday to choose Knesset candidates. US-born Jeremy Gimpel is on the list. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/13/2012, 8:21 AM

Rabbis: Support Slomiansky

Zionist rabbis and leaders ask Jewish Home voters to select former MK in primaries Tuesday.Gil Ronen, 11/12/2012, 11:54 AM

Bennett: Kill Terrorists, Don't Talk to Them

Newly chosen Jewish Home chairman upset by report that Israel plans talks with Hamas.Gil Ronen, 11/12/2012, 10:42 AM

'Warm' Netanyahu-Bennett Talk Heralds Anti-Obama Pact?

Newly elected Jewish Home head to meet Netanyahu soon. He may become part of Netanyahu's next coalition.Gil Ronen, 11/7/2012, 8:06 PM

Bennett: We Need to be United With a Jewish Soul

At one of his first stops as newly elected chair, Naftali Bennett expressed the need for unity at Itamar beit midrash Mishkan Ehud.Annie Lubin, 11/7/2012, 5:21 PM

Bennett Welcomes All Zionists to Join United Party

Naftali Bennett, new chairman of the HaBayit HaYehudi (Jewish Home) party, calls on all Zionists to join a united Zionist party.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/7/2012, 8:26 AM

Video: Gimpel's November Surprise: He Speaks Hebrew

Jewish Home's rising star in last video before the primaries shows he has mastered the language.Gil Ronen, 11/5/2012, 1:35 PM

Rabbi Eliyahu Wants Ketzaleh To Head Party List

Rabbi Eliyahu urged MK “Ketzaleh” not to give up his number one place on the joint nationalists’ parties list. “You are number one.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/31/2012, 11:37 AM

Polls: Orlev Beats Bennett, Bennett Beats Orlev

A day after poll shows Bennett up by 28%, a new poll has him down by 4%. Source: "There hasn't been an objective poll in this race."Gil Ronen, 10/24/2012, 9:27 PM

‘Bibi Likes Religious Parties Weak and Submissive’

Former Netanyahu aide Naftali Bennet explains why the Prime Minister would want to interfere in the Jewish Home party’s primaries.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2012, 1:56 PM

National Union, Jewish Home in Unity Conference

Religious Zionist MKs rev up the engines; vow to run in a united Knesset list.Hezki Baruch & Gil Ronen, 10/18/2012, 9:23 PM

Gimpel Partners with Orlev

Jeremy Gimpel, who is backed by Anglo olim, is backing Zevulun Orlev for Jewish Home leadership.Gil Ronen, 10/11/2012, 11:07 PM

Jewish Home Primaries to be Held a Week Apart

Votes for chairman, Knesset list will be held separately, despite MK Orlev's wishes.Gil Ronen, 10/10/2012, 7:54 PM

Orlev Wants Primary Votes Held on Same Day

Two other candidates for heading Jewish Home oppose Orlev's initiative. Sources: he's trying to avert defeat.Gil Ronen, 10/9/2012, 3:48 PM

Criticism Flies as Jewish Home Hopefuls Go Head to Head

Three of the top Jewish Home candidates went head to head this week. Attacks, counterattacks over weak leadership. Maayana Miskin, 9/14/2012, 11:54 AM

Ketzaleh: We’re Heading for Something Huge

Religious-Zionist politics is heading toward “something huge” with new unity deal, and the public is responding, says MK Katz.Maayana Miskin, 9/13/2012, 9:52 PM

Ari & Jeremy: Unity or Bust

Anglo Jewish Home candidates say they are willing to pay a personal price for party unity.Gil Ronen, 9/3/2012, 4:17 PM

Gimpel & Abramowitz's Campaign Picks Up Momentum

Gimpel & Abramowtz, running for slots on the Jewish Home Knesset list, secures the support of census heads in Gush Etzion and Shomron., 8/31/2012, 3:16 AM

Jewish Home Party MK Orlev Wants Spot for Immigrant

An immigrant, likely an American, may be guaranteed a spot on the list of the Jewish Home party’s Knesset Member candidates.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/7/2012, 4:59 PM

Ari and Jeremy Launch Campaign, with Jewish Home Leaders

Minister Hershkowitz and Naftali Bennett were Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel's guests at standing room only event. Arutz Sheva, 7/5/2012, 10:04 PM

Popular Motivational Speakers Ari & Jeremy Running for Knesset

"We are going, with G-d's help, to breath a fresh breath of air to the religious Zionist movement." Gimpel stated.Ben Bresky and Yoni Kempinski, 7/3/2012, 5:54 PM

Bennett Offers 'Safety Net' for Fired Ministers

Naftali Bennett offers “safety net” in the Jewish Home party to any ministers who may be fired for voting in favor of the Regulation Law.Elad Benari, 6/6/2012, 5:14 AM

MK Orbach: I Support Bennett

MK Uri Orbach (Jewish Home) calls news conference to endorse Naftali Bennett for NRP head.Gil Ronen, 5/22/2012, 8:32 PM

1,000 Youths Call for United Religious List

Religious Zionist youths sign petition initiated by National Union calling on NU, NRP to join forces.Gil Ronen, 5/6/2012, 8:31 PM

Slomiansky: Unite Religious Zionist Parties

Former MK: Religious Zionist parties' influence is because of the division between them. Gil Ronen, 5/3/2012, 9:53 PM

Pressure on ‘Jewish Home’ as Destruction Looms

Jewish Home party pressured over threat to Jewish homes. Destruction in Judea, Samaria should mean the end of the coalition, activists say.Maayana Miskin, 11/4/2011, 11:19 AM

Bill Aims to Save Jewish Towns from Destruction

MK Zevulun Orlev (Home) has filed a bill that would require courts to order monetary compensation rather than demolition orders.Gabe Kahn., 10/25/2011, 4:39 PM

'Get' Refusal Bill Heads to Knesset for First Reading

A bill calling for sanctions against Jewish husbands who abandon their wives without giving a bill of divorce has been submitted to Knesset.Chana Ya'ar, 5/22/2011, 5:23 PM

The Biggest Chametz There Is

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MK Orbach Proposes Bill to Stop Discimination Based on Residence

Bill to stop the practice of refusing product delivery and services to based on place of residence proposed by Jewish Home MK Uri OrbachGabe Kahn., 3/9/2011, 7:58 PM

MK Orlev: No Union with 'Kahanists'

Jewish Home politician trades barbs with members of the National Union whom he considers too extreme.Gil Ronen, 11/18/2010, 7:28 PM

Orbach: Freeze Means It's Time to Leave

MK Uri Orbach hopes the two other MKs in the faction will favor bolting the coalition in case of a freeze, but says he will not leave on his own.Gil Ronen, 11/14/2010, 9:52 PM

Unity at the Shalit Tent, Tens of Thousands at Wall

Hundreds of national-religious teens meet Shalit family at tent outside PM's residence. Women in Green hold annual walk around Jerusalem walls.Hillel Fendel, 7/19/2010, 7:28 PM

National Union, Jewish Home Talk Unity

Leaders of the 2 religious-Zionist parties, MKs Katz and Herskovitz, held a press conference to announce progress towards their merger.Hillel Fendel, 7/5/2010, 1:33 PM

Two National-Religious Parties on Joint Tour

The two religious-Zionist Knesset factions toured together today, for the first time in memory, visiting Machon Meir and a women's crisis center.Hillel Fendel, 3/22/2010, 4:49 PM

Jewish Home Party Head 'Preparing for the Day After the Freeze'

Minister Daniel Hershkowitz told Arutz Sheva that preparations are underway for the day after the end of the Judea and Samaria construction freeze.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 12/1/2009, 7:28 AM

Opposition Slams Land Bill, Jewish Home Torn

Opposition MKs derided those who voted for the Land Bill on Monday, accusing them of trading land for political power. Maayana Miskin, 8/3/2009, 6:44 PM

Responses to Netanyahu’s About-Face Range from Quiet to Strident

Likud members have been slow in responding to Netanyahu’s “2-states” statement. Orlev: “Don’t give in to Western pressure, unfreeze construction.”Hillel Fendel, 7/5/2009, 3:30 PM