Ex-Defense Minister Yaalon to establish new party?Moshe Ya'alon, former Defense Minister, has sent out a letter to potential supporters asking for help in establishing new organization.
Haaretz columnist: I'm guiltyAri Shavit of Haaretz writes that he was the 'nationalist' who first demanded that the Palestinian Arabs recognize Israel as a Jewish state.
INTO THE FRAY: To B. Yaalon; cc: Dore Gold; Re: Security imperativesWhat are the political ramifications of the security prescription authored by the former Defense Minister and the current Director-General of the Foreign Ministry?
Air Force to join US, UAE, Pakistan in Red Flag trainingThe Red Flag exercise, in existence since 1975, will bring the cold-shoulder nations together for air force exercises in Nevada.
Yaalon: Palestinians believe all of Israel is a 'settlement'Former Defense Minister warns Israeli retreat from Judea and Samaria could lead to massive regional destabilization.
'Yaalon is bitter, so he's lashing out'Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan responds to ex-Minister Moshe Yaalon's comments denigrating Religious-Zionist leadership.
Yaalon: Religious sector encouraging 'extremism'Former defense minister lashes out at religious-Zionist sector in response to controversial remarks about homosexual by Rabbi Levinstein.
'Bogie party' beginning to take shapeReports say former Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon is starting his own party and has already reached out to several figures.
Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon joins US think tankFormer Israeli Defense Minister finds new job at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
'Shabak and Mossad chiefs turning leftist'Coalition chairman suggests leaders of security establishment being driven towards the left. Ex-Defense Minister Yaalon blasts 'incitement'.
Bennett blasts 'self-flagellating, cynical' ex-defense ministersJewish Home leader criticizes former defense ministers for attacking gov't at Herzliya conference, challenges them to put up or shut up.
Livni: 'Government is doing what YESHA Council wants'Tzipi Livni calls on Israeli leaders to listen to complaints, particularly from Ya'alon, Barak.
Likud: 'They don't have minimal respect for the Prime Minister'Coalition head attacks Ya'alon, Barak for criticizing Netanyahu now, but keeping silent while in government.
Likud blasts 'frustrated' Barak and Ya'alonLikud party issues statement criticizing former Defense Ministers following their remarks against Netanyahu at the Herzliya Conference.
Netanyahu brushes off Ya’alon’s attack, implies he's a hypocritePrime Minister pooh-poohs ex-Defense Minister’s claim that Iran is not an existential threat.
Ya'alon declares he’s running for PMEx-defense minister announces that ‘Israel needs a change of direction and new hope.’
Israelis prefer coalition with Liberman over HerzogHowever, majority believes Ya'alon was better suited to be Defense Minister than Liberman.
Ya'alon and Liberman finally meet for defense handoverDespite political controversy over Ya'alon's replacement, the former defense minister met his successor to show him the ropes.
Despite controversy, Ya'alon and Liberman to meetLiberman sworn in as Defense Minister at grand ceremony; Ya'alon confirms they will meet for a handover, wishes his successor luck.
Poll: Ya'alon-Sa'ar-Kahlon alliance could beat LikudPoll finds that new party led by former top Likud ministers would win more seats in the next election than Likud.
'Standing firm on principles has become subject to ridicule'Ya'alon praises Environmental Protection Minister's resignation Friday, says it supports his anti-Netanyahu position.
Arab MK: 'Liberman less dangerous than Yaalon'Joint List MK gives backhanded praise to incoming Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, says he is less of a threat than Yaalon.
AG to politicians: Stop interfering in Elor Azariya's caseAttorney General addresses soldier's case for first time, warns politicians not to 'bias the trial' - after Ya'alon made ISIS comparison.
US, Egypt discuss reviving Mideast peace talksKerry indicated support for Egypt-brokered talks in visit earlier this month.
Let’s lay off the "fascism" word in Israeli politicsThe hysterical rhetoric we are constantly forced to hear is a sing of political immaturity.
Attorney: Ya'alon interfered with Elor Azariya caseOutgoing defense minister severely harmed the case by changing public perception of the soldier, attorney fumes.
Deputy Defense Minister: Ya'alon kept me in the darkRabbi Eli Ben-Dahan puzzles over Ya'alon's treatment of him, noting the enmity the latter had toward him seemingly came from nowhere.
Netanyahu: 'Enough lamenting, I'm in charge of defense'PM responds to 'self-flagellation' in media over Liberman's appointment, touts his credentials in 'taking care of security.'
Watch: 'I don't get Ya'alon, Liberman will be excellent'Minister Erdan tells NY conference that Defense Minister's choice to quit makes no sense, Liberman will bring 'fresh thinking.'
Yehuda Glick: I'm only 'extreme' in my faith in human rightsIncumbent MK and longtime activist explains why his views are all over the political map - and why he's sad to see Ya'alon go.
'Ya'alon did a great deal of damage to Judea-Samaria'Binyamin Regional Council member calls out Yesha Council for acting as if Ya'alon helped Jews in the region.
Why is Dept. Defense Minister Ben-Dahan being 'evicted'?Ben-Dahan's tenure technically expires with Yaalon's departure, but expected to be extended. So why are he and his staff being booted out?
'Ya'alon leaving won't affect US aid to Israel'Washington to give Israel 'the biggest aid package in US history' regardless of who replaces Ya'alon.
Ya'alon to skip farewell ceremony in his honorFormer Defense Minister reportedly to skip ceremony in Tel Aviv with top generals in attendance, out of disgust with Netanyahu.
Moshe Ya’alon’s public trashing of Netanyahu harms Israel worldwideMoshe Ya'alon should not have spoken to world media against Netanyahu and the IDF.
A "Liberals in the Likud" member writes the outgoing Defense MinisterThe "Liberals in the Likud" is a faction of Likud members within the Likud Party, that promotes individual freedom and free markets. This is an open letter to Min. Moshe Ya'alon from one of its members, sent to Arutz Sheva.
IDF generals who Nazify the Jews: What are they talking about?One of the reasons Netanyahu replaced Defense Minister Ya'alon was his support for General Yair Golan's egregious comparison of developments in Israel to Nazism.
Barak blasts 'fascist' government following Ya'alon resignationFormer Defense Minister says the government is "showing signs of fascism", warns against Liberman being appointed Defense Minister.
Netanyahu responds to Ya'alonPM says Ya'alon should have taken Foreign Ministry, rejects claims of confidence crisis and Likud 'extremism,' renews unity govt. offer.
Zionist Union offers Ya'alon, Levy-Abekasis spotsMKs say Levy-Abekasis, in particular, belongs in the Knesset's 'social faction.'
Rivlin is 'greatly saddened' by Ya'alon's departurePresident says resignation is 'understandable, even appropriate,' but hopes outgoing minister will 'soon return to serve.'
US 'looks forward' to Ya'alon's successorState Dept. says it appreciates Ya'alon's leadership, belying a rocky relationship in which he called Kerry 'messianic.'
Ya'alon vows to return and contend for leadershipAfter surprise announcement of 'timeout' from politics, Defense Minister attacks 'extremist minority' for taking control.
MKs reel at Ya'alon resignationLeft calls for elections over upheaval; at least one right-wing MK throws support behind Ya'alon despite history with Judea-Samaria.
New MK Yehuda Glick: 'I pray to sanctify the name of Heaven'Temple Mount activist gives emotional response to Arutz Sheva after Ya'alon's dramatic resignation launches his political career.
Could Jewish Home control Judea-Samaria?Original coalition agreements gave Deputy Defense Minister Ben-Dahan control over Civil Administration; Ya'alon ignored them.
Minister Ya'alon quits; Yehuda Glick to enter KnessetAfter having his job handed to Liberman, Likud Minister resigns from politics 'due to a lack of confidence in Netanyahu.'
Poll: Most Israelis support Liberman in coalitionMost Israelis support Liberman’s joining the coalition, and there's only a small gap in favor of Ya'alon as Defense Minister.
52% of Israelis prefer Ya’alon as Defense MinisterKnesset poll reveals that a majority of Israelis do not think Lieberman is suitable for his new governmental role.
Top Likud official slams 'bad' Ya'alon for harming the partySenior official slams 'bad-hearted' Ya'alon for 'thinking he's above us all,' and 'lighting fires that are hard to put out.'
Ya'alon rips Liberman appointment: 'This is not true leadership'Outgoing Defense Minister blasts Netanyahu over deal with Liberman.
Ya'alon's associates: He wasn't offered the Foreign MinistrySources close to Ya'alon reject reports he was never offered the role of Foreign Minister if Liberman joins the coalition.
Liberman may join coalition as soon as Thursday, officials saySenior officials say coalition agreement could come as early as Thursday.
MK defends 'professional, responsible' Ya'alonMK Moti Yogev 'uncomfortable' with prospect of Avigdor Liberman replacing Moshe Ya'alon as Defense Minister.
Jewish Home says Liberman talks were planned in advanceMKs celebrate possible removal of Yaalon from Defense Ministry, claim Wednesday's political drama was planned in advance.
Former intelligence chief: Let IDF officials speak their opinionINSS head Amos Yadlin backs Ya'alon's call on IDF officers to publicly express their views.
Netanyahu reminds Ya'alon: The IDF answers to usJoint statement issued after PM summons Ya'alon for dressing down, over his support for Deputy Chief of Staff's Israel-Nazi comparison.