Knesset pushes affirmative action for haredim, immigrantsImmigrants and haredim added to the list of underrepresented groups given special consideration in government hiring practices.
Elkin insists: Israel better prepare for day after PA collapseMinister doubles down on comments predicting Palestinian Authority's imminent collapse, says Israel must 'internalize' new reality.
Elkin: Ban Arab MKs from Temple Mount, Not Just Jewish OnesArab MKs are the real inciters on the Temple Mount, says Minister Ze'ev Elkin - so what aren't they being banned, like Jewish MKs?
MK Elkin Slams Zahalka, Calls Him 'Traitor'Aliyah and Absorption Minister Zeev Elkin on Wednesday slammed Arab MK Jamal Zahalka, calling him a 'traitorous hypocrite.'
Likud Unequivocally Recommends Netanyahu for Prime MinisterAs consultations with President Rivlin begin, MK Zeev Elkin, speaking for Likud, recommends Binyamin Netanyahu form the next government.
Likud MK Elkin Slips Up?Elkin says if a person who opposes a Palestinian state wants to be 100% correct, he should vote for Jewish Home.
'Deep Concern' over Impact of Elections on Defense BudgetIsrael needs over 1 billion shekels to return to the security level before Protective Edge, Elkin says.
MK Elkin: IDF 'Knew All About Tunnel Threat'Members of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee 'were not shocked' by news of the Hamas tunnels, said MK Zev Elkin
Netanyahu, Lapid End Portfolio WarA six-month standoff prevented the appointment of a permanent chairman to the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.
Lapid Loses Battle for Key Knesset CommitteeMKs Elkin and Levin will head the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.
Elkin: Abbas Ruined the Peace TalksOn a visit to Greece this week, Deputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin explained how the negotiations with the PA fell apart.
Deputy Foreign Min. Warns: Topple Government and Left Will WinMK Elkin (Likud) says the chasm between Likud and hareidi parties will mean that Left will form next government.
Israel Set to Become Full CERN MemberThe European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) is set to vote to admit Israel to full membership in the organization
Elkin: PA Intransigence Works in Israel's FavorThe PA refuses to compromise in any way in negotiations - but this actually works in Israel's favor, according to Deputy Foreign Minister.
Elkin: Israel Can Act Alone Against IranDeputy Foreign Minister backs recent statements by others that Israel can defend itself and will act alone against Iran if necessary.
MK Elkin: Verdict Shows Need for Legal ReformJudicial system needs meaningful reforms, says Deputy Foreign Minister, who will get his boss back.
Elkin: Israel, EU Will Drift Apart Without Compromise on BoycottA compromise must be found on new EU guidelines which boycott "settlements", says Deputy Foreign Minister.
'Sovereignty' - Israeli Right's Answer to a 'Two State Solution'Deputy Foreign Minister says Israeli Right must seize back the "diplomatic arena" it abandoned to the Left.
Elkin: 'High House Prices Will Turn Jerusalem Into Arab City'At a meeting to promote Moshe Lion's candidacy for city elections, Elkin says house prices are forcing Jews to leave the capital.
Elkin Makes Light of Tension with PMAs long as Palestinians refuse to recognize Israel as a Jewish State, Dep. Foreign Minister says any arguments he has with PM are trivial.
Bibi Boots Elkin from Plane for Embarrassing HimPrime Minister tells deputy foreign minister to fly El Al to New York, after Elkin embarrasses him with old quote against PA state.
Likud MKs Demand Meeting to Torpedo NegotiationsTension between Likud MKs and prime minister set to deepen as letter is sent to Central Committee Chairman Danny Danon urging end to talks.
Likud Members Doubt that Peace is Possible"The Arabs' goal has always been to destroy us," says Deputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin.
MK: Jailed PA Murderers Make $3,400 a MonthDeputy Foreign Minister Elkin opposes idea that "releasing terrorists brings peace, and building a kindergarten prevents peace.”
Deputy FM Forced to Cancel Temple Mount VisitThe day after Tisha B'Av, Deputy Foreign Minister Elkin tried to visit the Temple Mount but was asked to leave amid threats by Arabs.
Elkin: Netanyahu Would Give the PA 86% of Judea and SamariaDeputy Foreign Minister: Netanyahu would give 86% of Judea and Samaria to the PA, but luckily they will never settle for that.
Elkin: Israel Not Negotiating with Vatican on King David's TombDeputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin dismisses reports that Israel is planning to hand over control of the Tomb of King David to the Vatican.
Katz, Danon, and Elkin Score Victories in Likud ElectionsAbout 80% of Likud Central Committee members took part in the elections for the Likud's institutions.
Elkin: Iran's Elections Made a Mockery of DemocracyIran's new president invented the method of talking to the West while advancing the nuclear program, warns Deputy Foreign Minister.
Elkin: Russia Understands our Red LinesDespite outward appearances, Russia understands and respects Israeli ‘red lines’ on Iran, Syria, deputy FM says.
Elkin: Netanyahu Ready to Talk Peace at Any TimeDeputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin says Israel is ready to talk peace, but Abbas chooses unilateral move instead of negotiating.
Elkin: The Jewish People Are Not AloneDeputy Foreign Minister at Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism: Your coming here sends a strong message to anti-Semites.
Elkin: Google Responsible for Hampering Peace ProcessBy “recognizing Palestine,” Google is hampering the peace process, Deputy Foreign Minister Ze'ev Elkin (Likud-Beiteinu) said in the Knesset
Israel: Marmara Apology Tied to Iran NukesDeputy Foreign Minister Elkin says restoring relations with Turkey is at top of government's agenda.
Foreign Ministry Employees Attack ElkinCivil servants are unhappy with the Prime Minister's choice for Deputy Foreign Minister.
MK Elkin: Bayit Yehudi Can Prevent 'Disengagement'Prominent Likud MK says coalition that leaves out religious Zionist party may make land concessions.
MK Elkin Reminds Lapid: 19 Seats is No MajorityYesh Atid will have to compromise on some issues if it wants to enter the coalition, says Likud MK Zeev Elkin.
MK Elkin: Likud Committed to Judea and SamariaMK Zeev Elkin says Judea and Samaria will continue to be supported by the Likud, admits coalition partners may not be as supportive.
MK's Election Video goes ViralLikud MK Ze'ev Elkin's "Gangnam Style" takeoff gets 250,000 views.
Elkin: If No Solution Found – We’ll Legislate OneCoalition chairman Zeev Elkin promised Beit El the Likud-run government will not be 'hijacked' into destroying the Ulpana neighborhood
Coalition Chairman Files Bill to Dissolve KnessetZeev Elkin of the Likud pulled the trigger on early elections and filed a motion to dissolve the Knesset. Votes expected soon.
Barkat Plan ‘Will Turn Jerusalem into Sderot’Coalition chairman Zeev Elkin slammed Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat's land-swap plan saying it is contrary to law - and good sense.
Elkin: Majority of Likud MKs Reject Partial FreezeCoalition Chair Zeev Elkin Has Ruled Out the idea of a second settlement freeze to restart negotiations with the PLO.
Elkin: Netanyahu to Decide Beit El's FateCoalition chairman Zeev Elkin says the fate of Arutz Sheva's hometown, Beit El, rests solely in Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's hands.
Bill to Make Hebrew Sole Official LanguageLawmakers have proposed a bill defining Hebrew the sole official language and define Israel as "the national home of the Jewish people."
Netanyahu Cancels Poland Trip Amidst Housing CrisisPrime minister Binyamin Netanyahu cancelled a diplomatic visit to Poland in order to deal with Israel's hot-button housing crisis
Bill: Knesset Oversight of High Court AppointmentsMKs Zeev Elkin and Yariv Levin have proposed a law that would require prospective High Court judges to be vetted by lawmakers before appointment
Kadima Flip-Flops as Knesset Gears Up for Boycott Law BattleAs MKs take sides over the “boycott law,” MK Elkin says Kadima's change of heart reveals slide to the left.
MK Elkin Visits Rabbi Lior: 'Ridiculous Interrogation'Coalition chairman MK Ze'ev Elkin came to visit Rabbi Dov Lior over his arrest. "It was a ridiculous decision to interrogate him," he said.
Gush Katif 'Present': Ministers to Get Half VegetablesFarmers expelled from Gush Katif are planning a unique present for Israel's government – incomplete produce, in protest of incomplete aid.