Ben Gvir: Rabbi Peretz stabbed me with a knife

Otzma Yehudit chairman outraged after religious Zionist leaders again decide to run without him.Hezki Baruch, 1/15/2020, 11:37 PM

86% support Bennett-Smotrich, 7% for Ben-Gvir-Rabbi Peretz

Direct Poll Institute looks into who Yamina voters support; 86% choose New Right-National Union list.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2020, 4:14 PM

Author claims religious Zionism 'was benign but now a cancer'

Author Haim Be’er claims religious Zionism 'brutal,' will 'kill homosexuals.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2020, 1:29 PM

Rabbi Isaac Jacob Reines' writings donated to National Library

The unpublished manuscripts of Rabbi Isaac Jacob Reines, founding father of Mizrachi movement, were donated and digitized for first time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2019, 12:17 PM

New Right demands Religious Affairs Ministry

New Right coalition negotiation demands include returning Religious portfolio to religious Zionism, appointing religious Zionist Chief RabbiMordechai Sones, 12/24/2019, 9:32 PM

Modern Orthodoxy's defining moment

Perhaps we need not be troubled by blurred contours of Modern Orthodoxy, for there never was a “pure” form of Modern Orthodoxy that has lost its way; but we need to be concerned about by religious decline in some of its sectors.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 12/10/2019, 7:08 AM

National Union pushes Rightist unity ahead of new elections

National Union prepares for 2020 elections, will launch campaign to unite religious Zionist parties.Mordechai Sones, 12/5/2019, 11:18 AM

'Unite or we'll vote for the larger parties'

New petition demands the religious Zionist parties unite and hold open primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2019, 6:37 AM

Rabbi Rafi Peretz: Religious Zionism is being tested

Jewish Home committee will soon issue a call for the public to apply to its public council.Hezki Baruch, 11/3/2019, 6:10 PM

'No more splintered parties: Religious Zionists must unite'

Jewish Home MK MK Moti Yogev says needs of religious Zionist community can only be met if the parties representing them unite into one.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2019, 8:00 PM

Edelstein: The place of religious Zionists is in the Likud

Knesset Speaker: For some reason, when it comes to politics, there are those who try to get sucked into sectors and forget about unity.Ben Ariel, 10/11/2019, 5:39 AM

'Religious Zionist parties must be in any coalition'

MK Motti Yogev criticizes breakup of the Yamina party, calls for unity on the religious right.Nitzan Keidar, 10/10/2019, 6:09 PM

Jewish Home seeks to derive election lessons

Party decides to introduce five-year plan for religious Zionism, including opening ranks to new audiences, establishing broad public councilMordechai Sones, 10/7/2019, 8:48 PM

Pitting secular vs. religious – is that the leadership Israelis want?

In neither of my stays in Israel did I find any real hostility between secular and religious Israelis. An attempt to divide the country on those lines is not responsible leadership. Jack Engelhard, 9/16/2019, 9:18 PM

Leading religious Zionist rabbis: Vote Yamina

Leading rabbis call Yamina the 'only list standing for the integrity of the land and of the Torah.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2019, 7:01 PM

'To listen, accept, and hear each other'

President Rivlin: 'Religious Zionism has already proved that it knows the changes in outlook required of one seeking national leadership.'Hezki Baruch, 7/25/2019, 2:58 PM

Regev clarifies: Statements against Netanyahu out of place

Culture Minister clarifies remarks seemingly blaming Religious Zionism for Oslo Accords. 'We must not repeat mistakes of the past.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2019, 12:16 PM

Regev to Religious Zionism: 'You brought about Oslo'

Minister says reserved Likud spot for Shaked is not on the agenda, attacks national-religious public. 'I suggest religious Zionists relax.'Mordechai Sones, 6/13/2019, 10:41 AM

Feiglin: Union with Shaked - yes, Peretz - no

Zehut chairman is interested in technical bloc with Shaked and Bennett, but rejects United Right. 'Zehut is not part of Religious Zionism.'Hezki Baruch, 6/12/2019, 9:42 PM

'Religious-Zionist education is in danger'

Environmental Protection Minister Ze'ev Elkin warns budgets for religious Zionist schools could be in jeopardy if parties do not unite.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2019, 7:55 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

Bennett to Jewish Home leader: We are brothers

Naftali Bennett responds to criticism by new Jewish Home chairman, wishes Jewish Home well in upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2019, 9:21 PM

'It's not enough for the Jewish Home to be ideological'

Leading Religious Zionist rabbi says Jewish Home must carefully choose new leader, Knesset list. 'Candidates matter, ideology isn't enough.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2019, 10:56 AM

'Headed forward to uniting religious Zionism'

MK elected National Union Chairman sets goal to bring unity in all camps of religious Zionism.Hezki Baruch, 1/14/2019, 8:41 PM

'There's a great deal of anger at the way Bennett left'

Rabbi Zalman Baruch Melamed: Conference of rabbis in Jerusalem aimed at building a good representation that the public will follow.Eliran Aharon, 1/2/2019, 3:07 AM

Religious Zionist rabbis meet following split from Jewish Home

Leading religious Zionist rabbis meet in Jerusalem to discuss future f religious Zionism after Bennett, Shaked split from Jewish Home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2019, 6:43 PM

Who Will be the Gedolim of the Next Generation?

Echad l'Echad seeks to train religious Zionist scholars to lead the next generation of Torah study and religious life., 11/26/2018, 5:23 PM

Bennett: Stop the anti-religious fearmongering

Jewish Home head writes that the left is running well-funded campaign demonizing religious Jews.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2018, 1:43 PM

Religious Zionist rabbis blast the New Israel Fund

Rabbis call for continuation of work to expose work of New Israel Fund to weaken Jewish, religious identity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 7:00 PM

Rabbis against New Israel Fund: 'It fights against Judaism'

Rabbis Eliyahu, Lior and Aviner call upon religious Zionist organizations to sever contact with NIF. "They seek to destroy us from within."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2018, 6:08 PM

Religious Zionist weekly sued for refusing to run LGBT ad

Makor Rishon newspaper said it would only publish pro-LGBT ad if it agreed to pay for future damages.Tzvi Lev, 8/2/2018, 5:52 PM

Jerusalem mayoral candidates battle for Religious Zionist votes

Frontrunners for Jerusalem's top job Moshe Lion and Zeev Elkin in an arms race for endorsements from top Religious Zionist rabbis.Tzvi Lev, 7/26/2018, 11:00 PM

'To lead, the people need unity'

More than 1,000 rabbis attend conference of rabbis of religious Zionism in Jerusalem. 'State of Israel is the largest Torah center ever.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2018, 10:57 AM

Religious Zionist rabbis unite

Hundreds of religious Zionist rabbis gather in Jerusalem in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel.Hezki Baruch, 5/11/2018, 4:06 AM

29% of Israelis identify with Religious Zionism, poll shows

New poll says influence of Religious Zionism growing across Israel, almost a third of Israelis identify with Religious Zionism's values.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2018, 8:21 PM

Rabbi Shmuly - heal thyself!

Rabbi Shmuly writes: “Sadly, as Israel reaches a milestone in her modern history, Religious Zionism is fundamentally flawed, directionless, and even broken in many ways.” Funny, that description sounds like pluralistic Judaism to me. Tzvi Fishman, 4/26/2018, 8:08 AM

Zionism: The great Jewish ethical project

The author claims, as Israel reaches a milestone in her modern history, that "Religious Zionism is fundamentally flawed, directionless, and even broken in many ways."Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz, 4/22/2018, 6:04 PM

'Many in religious community expect me to go easy on PM'

Police Commissioner Alsheikh talks about his relations with the Religious Zionist community as he probes Prime Minister Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2018, 7:50 PM

'We're not homophobes'

Ramat Gan Yeshiva dean says community is not homophobic, believes in Torah and sanity.Eliran Aharon, 3/7/2018, 10:48 AM

Religious Zionist factions divided over calls to fire Eizenkot

Religious Zionist factions take sides over leading rabbi's call to fire IDF Chief of Staff.Tzvi Lev, 1/18/2018, 11:56 AM

'Netanyahu does not consult religious Zionist rabbis'

Yesh Atid MK says PM only turns to national religious rabbis when he needs support, but ignores them at all other times.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2017, 10:14 PM

Haredi MK: I hate the Religious Zionist leadership

Chairman of Finance Committee Moshe Gafni blasts National Religious movement's leaders.David Rosenberg, 12/26/2017, 3:01 PM

'National Religious rabbis aren't Netanyahu's lackeys'

Officials blast PM's call to national religious rabbis to back him in face of police investigation. 'He ignores us - until he needs us.'Uzi Baruch, 12/26/2017, 11:29 AM

Netanyahu to demand support from religious Zionist rabbis?

PM reportedly seeking to prevent religious Zionist rabbis from abandoning him if police recommend he be indicted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2017, 10:52 PM

'Providing support so students can continue to learn Torah'

Promotional. Echad l’Echad Director tells how a student's life was changed by project encouraging learning in religious Zionist sector..Yoni Kempinski, 12/7/2017, 7:04 AM

Joint Service Ordinance open to change

Chief of Staff listens attentively to rabbis remarks, makes clear that order may be updated in accordance with their suggestions.Mordechai Sones, 11/7/2017, 9:31 PM

Deri explains remarks on religious Zionists

Shas chairman explains his remarks against religious Zionism, notes that senior religious Zionist rabbis share his concern.Aryeh Deri, 8/22/2017, 1:05 AM

Deri lashes out against religious Zionist rabbis

Shas chairman compares religious Zionist community to Reform movement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2017, 8:37 PM

'LGBT community forces the system to violate its beliefs'

Tzfat rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'LGBT terror forces the system to change, violate beliefs,' condemns LGBT 'terror.'Ido Ben Porat, Chana Roberts, 7/26/2017, 10:43 AM

UK Ambassador: What is Religious Zionism's credo?

Ambassador David Quarrey meets with Merkaz HaRav dean and staff to learn about Religious Zionism's approach to the Jewish State..Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2017, 9:45 PM

'Netanyahu deceived us'

PM claims failure to act on Beit El building pledge was due to US demand, but sources close to Trump say decision was PM's alone.Mordechai Sones, 6/15/2017, 11:40 AM

'Jewish Home leadership consults with top rabbis'

Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan dismisses claims by Bennett's opponents that he is not religious enough.Benny Toker, 4/27/2017, 3:53 PM

The Religious Zionist whipping boy

Why Religious Zionism, which identifies with the Jewish State heart and soul, continues to be mistreated blatantly.Menahem Rahat, 3/23/2017, 6:01 PM

Rabbis to Shaked, Bennett: They're stealing the IDF

Religious Zionist leaders meet Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked to explain opposition to the new IDF standing order on mixed-gender units.Yoel Domb, 3/7/2017, 12:56 PM

'The Chief of Staff has declared war on the Torah world'

Religious Zionist rabbis says IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot lied, crossed a red line in forcing religious soldiers to serve with women.Uzi Baruch, 2/26/2017, 6:08 PM

The Parsha and Current Events:  You shall reap what you sow

Bikurim is a mitzva with ramifications.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 9/22/2016, 12:50 PM

Jewish Home MK: No subsidy, no budget

MK Moti Yogev is championing tuition breaks for Religious Zionist schools. "The Jewish Home faction will pass this test."Ido ben Porat, 8/11/2016, 9:17 PM