'There's no reason to have two Religious Zionist parties'

National Union chairman Smotrich calls for his party to merge with Jewish Home as soon as possible.Hezki Baruch, 10/6/2019, 10:45 PM

National Union party approves joint run with New Right

National Union central committee authorizes joint run, gives party leader Smotrich go ahead to sign agreements with Otzma Yehudit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2019, 10:17 PM

'Now is time to unite; we'll argue later'

National Union re-approves Knesset candidate list and agreements with Jewish Home; Yehuda Wald appointed Party Director General.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 10:34 PM

'Our goal is to make Liberman disappear'

Incoming Transportation Minister sees no chance of joining coalition with Blue and White: Gantz is leftist, period.Ben Ariel, 6/20/2019, 6:06 AM

New Right: Reports of alliance with Jewish Home are 'fake news'

Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked deny reports they agreed to run on joint ticket with Jewish Home and National Union. 'Fake news.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2019, 10:58 AM

Bayit Yehudi Chair. denies rumors of tension with NU Chair.

Smotrich responds: 'Rabbi Peretz is a wonderful person and a great partner. It's a pleasure to work with him.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2019, 3:07 AM

Smotrich: We support law to protect PM from indictment

National Union leader says he will support law to prevent trial of sitting prime minister if Netanyahu wins reelection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2019, 3:38 PM

The Left's hypocritical virtue-signaling over the Otzma Yehudit deal

What was on the table: Either Jewish Home and Otzma merge for the election, assuring a continuing religious-right Government, or they run alone, handing the Government to the Left even though the Left will have fewer votes and reflect the minority. Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 2/27/2019, 5:34 PM

Otzma Yehudit to be part of Judicial Selection Committee

Details of agreement between Jewish Home-National Union and Otzma yehudit revealed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2019, 2:41 AM

'Union of the Right-Wing Parties' submits Knesset list

Jewish Home, National Union and Otzma Yehudit submit list of candidates to the Central Elections Committee.Hezki Baruch, 2/21/2019, 11:47 PM

Smotrich: On April 10 we will separate from Otzma Yehudit

National Union leader says joint run with Otzma Yehudit 'not natural' for his party, but necessitated by political realities.MK Bezalel Smotrich, 2/20/2019, 4:32 PM

'Right-wing parties could unite today'

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan says differences between right-wing parties are small, egos cannot cause left-wing government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2019, 5:44 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 Yehudit refuses to meet with us'

Jewish Home, National Union officials say Otzma Yehudit faction refusing to meet to discuss running together.Hezki Baruch, 2/18/2019, 4:30 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

'We'll be the surprise of the elections'

Jewish Home, National Union leaders say they'll discuss merge with other parties, will recommend PM Netanyahu continue in his position.Uzi Baruch, 2/16/2019, 9:14 PM

'Without us they won't make it into the Knesset'

Otzma Yehudit leader calls for joint list with Jewish Home and National Union to ensure all 3 parties make it into the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2019, 2:21 PM

Otzma Yehudit preparing to run independently

Otzma Yehudit to unite with other parties after realizing they have no room on joint Jewish Home-National Union list.Ido Ben Porat, 2/15/2019, 3:01 AM

Jewish Home and National Union to run together

Rabbi Rafi Peretz to head joint Jewish Home-National Union list, Smotrich to receive senior ministerial position.Hezki Baruch, 2/14/2019, 11:36 PM

Rabbis press Jewish Home, National Union to reach election deal

After talks between the parties break down a second time in a week, senior national-religious rabbis intervene in hopes of brokering deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2019, 3:58 PM

National groups weigh 'safety net' ultimatum

After news of unity talks impasse, religious Zionist groups weigh message: 'If you don't unite, we're voting Likud.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2019, 5:06 PM

Avoiding unity talks?

Jewish Home chairman shrugs off meeting with National Union chairman as negotiations on joint run remain deadlocked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2019, 4:57 PM

Negotiations between Jewish Home, National Union reach impasse

Despite marathon talks between Jewish Home and National Union parties, no progress made towards joint run.Uzi Baruch, 2/13/2019, 9:21 AM

'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

Will Jewish Home back joint list with Otzma Yehudit?

Jewish Home chairman confident alliance with National Union will be renewed for April election. But what about run with Otzma Yehudit?Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2019, 10:47 AM

Progress in contacts between Jewish Home, National Union

National Union, Jewish Home talks continue as parties continue to negotiate union before upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2019, 10:45 PM

'Goal is unity - and it will be achieved'

Rabbi Eli Sadan says first priority is uniting National Union and Jewish Home, other right-wing parties will take more time.Hezki Baruch, 2/11/2019, 9:30 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

National Union, Otzma Yehudit negotiations end

Otzma Yehudit rejects National Union proposal to run together in the upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2019, 7:10 PM

National Union demands Jewish Home share power

National Union refuses to affect Jewish Home leader Rabbi Rafi Peretz as the sole leader of the proposed joint list.Hezki Baruch, 2/11/2019, 4:55 PM

'Public must pressure right-wing parties to unite'

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan warns battle of egos between right-wing leaders could lead to repeat of 'Oslo disaster'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2019, 3:30 PM

Jewish Home, National Union renew talks for joint run

After Likud rejects technical bloc with Jewish Home, religious Zionist factions return to negotiating table, with just 10 days to deadline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2019, 12:12 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

No unity: Rabbis to gather in Jerusalem for emergency meeting

Religious Zionism rabbis invited to emergency conference tomorrow in Jerusalem, in light of Jewish Home refusal to negotiate.Mordechai Sones, 2/10/2019, 7:22 PM

National Union-Jewish Home merger talks at a standstill

No progress in talks for Religous Zionist parties to run together as Smotrich, Rabbi Rafi Peretz cannot agree on who will lead faction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2019, 6:56 PM

Rabbi Dov Lior to Otzma: If there is no other choice - run alone

As attempts at right-wing unity falter, Rabbi Dov Lior tells Otzma Yehudit party: "If unity efforts fail, you must run alone."Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2019, 8:34 AM

Survey: Smotrich favorite to lead united right-wing list

Poll finds religious Zionist voters prefer National Union head Bezalel Smotrich to lead joint list with Jewish Home and Otzma Yehudit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2019, 10:43 PM

Netanyahu leans on right-wing, religious parties to unite

With polls showing many right-wing and religious parties potentially failing to cross electoral threshold, PM calls for parties to unify.David Rosenberg, 2/3/2019, 10:32 PM

Jewish Home, National Union agree to joint election campaign

The two Religious Zionist parties agree to set up joint headquarters to coordinate election campaign.Tzvi Lev, 1/31/2019, 3:50 PM

Netanyahu expects to work together with Smotrich

PM congratulates MK Bezalel Smotrich on his election as the National Union chairman, hopes they can work together to keep right in power.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2019, 4:19 PM

Left blasts election of Smotrich

Hatnua and Labor parties respond to election of Bezalel Smotrich as National Union leader: "Nothing new under the Smotrich".Hezki Baruch, 1/15/2019, 4:44 AM

'We intend to join forces'

Jewish Home Director General: "We will be an influential and decisive factor in the Knesset and in the next government."Hezki Baruch, 1/15/2019, 1:12 AM

National Union Knesset list chosen

Elections in National Union end with Smotrich as head, Ofir Sofer in 2nd place on list followed by former MK Orit Struck.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2019, 9:54 PM

'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

National Union Chairman: Betzalel Smotrich

Members of party's Central Committee choose MK Smotrich as party leader over Uri Ariel.Hezki Baruch, 1/14/2019, 7:55 PM

National Union launches primaries

128 members of party's central committee elect chairman and members of next Knesset list this evening.Hezki Baruch, 1/14/2019, 6:28 PM

New Right: Selective enforcement in Amona

Right-wing parties attack PM over evacuation in Amona. 'PM prefers to dismantle settlements rather than solve the bureaucratic issues.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2019, 10:00 AM

'Netanyahu's election campaign starts with evacuation of Jews'

National Union party attacks PM over evacuation in Amona. Smotrich: I hope Bennett and Shaked will condemn Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2019, 8:51 AM

Orit Strook to run for National Union

Former MK announces she will run for a spot on the National Union's list in the upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2018, 11:22 PM

National Union chief to quit party if he loses leadership race

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel won't run for Knesset with Jewish Home party if he loses leadership race in National Union faction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2018, 3:37 PM

Rabbi Druckman: Support the religious Zionist list

Leaders of Jewish Home and National Union decide to continue their partnership and run as one list in the upcoming elections.Hezki Baruch, 12/30/2018, 1:23 AM

Who will lead National Union in 2019 elections?

MK Bezalel Smotrich challenges Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel for leadership of National Union party ahead of April elections.Hezki Baruch, 12/28/2018, 11:30 AM

Jewish Home, National Union to split?

National Union chief says faction could split from Jewish Home, run on separate ticket. 'It takes two to tango, and that's not happening.'David Rosenberg, 12/26/2018, 8:12 AM

National Union threatens coalition

Uri Ariel's party will not vote with the coalition as long as residents of Judea and Samaria aren't safe.Hezki Baruch, 12/14/2018, 4:40 AM

National Union to debate voting against coalition after attack

With governing coalition resting on razor-thin 61 MK majority, National Union faction debates voting against coalition amid terror increase.Tzvi Lev, 12/13/2018, 3:46 PM

National Union warns of 'disastrous results' without unity

National Union leader calls on Jewish Home leadership to stop ignoring calls to negotiate unity agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2018, 9:19 PM