Netanyahu questions Gantz's ability to lead

Netanyahu attacked political rival Gantz for latter's inexperience and inability to withstand diplomatic pressure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2020, 8:53 PM

In dramatic turnaround, poll shows Likud winning most seats

A Channel 12 poll shows the Likud leading the Blue and White Party for the first time since a third round of elections was announced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2020, 8:53 PM

'Voting Otzma Yehudit will lead to establishment of left-wing government

A statement by UTJ endorsed Rabbi Yitzhak Ginzburg's attack on Otzma Yehudit.Eitan Divinsky, 2/23/2020, 12:12 AM

Diplomats commence voting in elections

More than 5,200 people will vote in elections to 23rd Knesset tomorrow at 96 Israeli delegations worldwide.Mordechai Sones, 2/17/2020, 6:16 PM

Election must focus on Judea and Samaria – not Netanyahu

For far too long Israelis have been at loggerheads with each other as to the extension of Israeli sovereignty into Judea and Samaria. The opportunity to resolve this political logjam during Donald Trump’s Presidency must not be lost. David Singer, 1/12/2020, 11:59 AM

PM examines joint run of all right-wing parties

PM Netanyahu examines possibility of joint run between Likud, other right-wing parties to prevent loss of seats due to electoral threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 5:20 PM

Israel now needs a miracle to set secure boundaries

November 18th marks the day Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared that the US did not regard Jewish settlement in Judea and Samaria as being inconsistent with international law. Israel went to elections instead of acting on that miracle. David Singer, 12/25/2019, 10:00 AM

'Netanyahu saved judiciary from Overrule Clause'

Culture Minister says Prime Minister halted changes in justice system: 'We all see what's happening today in prosecutor's office and police'Mordechai Sones, 12/17/2019, 4:00 PM

Bill to dissolve Knesset introduced

Bill would dissolve the 22nd Knesset, allow for new elections to be held on March 2 after failure to form government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2019, 5:48 PM

Third election likely to be held on March 3

Netanyahu speaks with leaders of right-wing bloc, decides that elections will likely take place on March 3.Hezki Baruch, 12/8/2019, 1:09 AM

Netanyahu calls for direct elections

PM calls for direct elections for prime minister to avoid having to hold another round of Knesset elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2019, 8:28 PM

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

Elections: Here we go again?

The President is going to inform the Speaker of the Knesset that he has no candidate to form a governmentArutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2019, 11:01 PM

'In three weeks, government of withdrawals will arise'

Science Minister prepares for Left-wing minority government, argues Likud could provide strong response from opposition as well. InterviewShimon Cohen, 11/11/2019, 8:35 PM

Edelstein: Netanyahu agreed to declare incapacity if indicted

Knesset Speaker hopes today's swearing-in won't be the start of the shortest Knesset ever: 'What interests Likud now is to form government.'Mordechai Sones, 10/3/2019, 9:26 AM

Gal Gadot calls on Israelis to vote

In Hebrew Instagram post, Israeli actress calls on followers to 'get out and vote.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/17/2019, 2:40 PM

'Biden's not exciting'

Fox News sums up the issues with 2020's leading Democratic candidates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2019, 12:08 PM

Hassidic Rebbes concerned: 'Say Psalms'

Belz Hasidim read chapter 121 in Psalms: 'I lift my eyes to the mountains; from where does my help come?' as Hasidic Council does same.Mordechai Sones, 9/12/2019, 2:59 PM

Will Britain hold elections on a Jewish holiday?

British elections may fall on Jewish holiday of Sukkot, community leaders warn.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/4/2019, 7:57 AM

Urgently needed: A broad United Right

To this day, Israel and Jews throughout the world pay the terrible price for the Oslo Disaster that never would have happened if the Israeli Right had not splintered, wasting and losing the thousands of votes that had comprised an electoral majority.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 8/1/2019, 8:09 AM

Russia: Police arrest over 1,000 protesters

Police use batons, violence against a crowd in Moscow who were protesting against the exclusion of opposition candidates in elections. Nissan Tzur, 7/28/2019, 12:14 AM

Canada: Election quandary is about 'what it means to count'

Canada’s 2 main Jewish groups at odds over national election on Sukkot.David Lazarus, JTA, 7/22/2019, 1:56 PM

12 seats for list led by Ayelet Shaked

According to figures, joint run of right-leaning parties with Bennett and Shaked would bring more votes than separate run by parties.Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2019, 9:09 PM

Netanyahu offers to appoint Bennett ambassador to UN

PM reportedly offers Bennett the position if he gives up run in an independent party for the elections. Bennett's party rejects the idea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2019, 8:40 AM

A proposal to achieve electoral unity

When it comes to election season, we should be able to unite on fundamental issues and work out the details later. A proposal to make it work.Rabbi Chananya Weissman, 7/11/2019, 6:30 PM

Ehud Barak names his new party 'Democratic Israel'

'The State of Israel is just ahead of a complete collapse of Israeli democracy,' Barak tweets on Saturday evening.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2019, 10:13 PM

Poll: No bloc has majority to form coalition

New polls shows major parties weakening ahead of new elections in September.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2019, 10:24 PM

Name change prior to election was 'deception,' candidate says

Did a Brooklyn judicial candidate adopt her Jewish husband’s last name to win the race?Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/1/2019, 7:53 AM

Hamas is exploiting the political situation to pressure Israel

A senior official admits that Hamas is exploiting the political crisis in Israel to pressure Netanyahu.Dalit Halevi, 6/29/2019, 11:53 PM

Netanyahu to examine cancellation of elections

Knesset speaker checking possibility of process that will cancel oncoming elections. Likud: Netanyahu will examine the plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2019, 9:00 PM

Anti-haredi Tiberias mayor to run for Knesset

Mayor Ron Kobi presents himself as an alternative to Liberman, will run for Knesset as head of the 'Secular Right' party.Sara Rubenstein, 6/16/2019, 9:54 PM

Don't make me cry uncle

It's not enough to form a joint list right before the deadline. Without creating and projecting unity, everything will fall apart. Opinion.Shlomo Pietrekovsky, 6/12/2019, 5:39 PM

Report: No government-funded afternoon programs next year

Repeat elections hold up passing budget for educational 'extras,' casting doubt on afternoon programs' future prices.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2019, 11:55 AM

Back to the polls: Likud - 35, Liberman - 8

Gesher and Zehut would not pass the threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2019, 9:29 PM

Feiglin: We're open to alliances on the right

Zehut chair: Party will run in next election. 'Platform and principles are the same, but the style will be different and much more modest.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2019, 11:00 AM

Will Jewish Home forgo pre-election primaries?

Jewish Home secretariat considering change to party constitution to allow party to run with same list as last election, without primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2019, 6:26 PM

UTJ: We'll recommend Netanyahu for PM again

United Torah Judaism says it intends to recommend Netanyahu as the next Prime Minister if new elections are held.Ben Shaul, 5/29/2019, 2:35 AM

Bill to dissolve Knesset approved in second and third reading

Likud source says MK Smotrich would have to be given Justice Ministry if coalition is formed at the last minute.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 9:32 PM

Likud secretariat approves reserved spots for Kulanu

Also approves proposal to run as one list for next Knesset; Netanyahu: 'Together with Kahlon we'll get more than 40 Knesset seats.'Mordechai Sones, 5/28/2019, 6:23 PM

Beit El yeshiva head calls repeat elections 'dangerous move'

Rabbi Zalman Melamed calls on Right Parties Union to support Knesset dissolution only after Likud signs understandings for future coalition.Mordechai Sones, 5/28/2019, 5:11 PM

Makor Rishon survey: 68 seats for national camp

New Right Party receives five seats, Feiglin and Moshe Kahlon remain outside Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 4:21 PM

Likud declares open season on Liberman

PM holds consultations with ministers, MKs in Likud; after ordering them not to attack Yisrael Beytenu Chairman, changes mind.Mordechai Sones, 5/27/2019, 10:50 PM

No agreements at Netanyahu-Liberman meeting

Senior Likud official says conversation ended in 'explosion'. Haredi parties said they received signals elections would be held.Mordechai Sones, 5/27/2019, 7:46 PM

Smotrich: Public will not forgive those who bring down the right

National Union Party Chairman Bezalel Smotrich warns move to new elections could lead to end of right-wing government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2019, 5:11 PM

Elections: 'Unnecessary but unavoidable'

Knesset Organizing Committee Chairman MK Mickey Zohar blames 'silly' clause in draft law for failure to form coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2019, 3:54 PM

'The Tommy Robinson video every Jew must watch'

Journalist Avi Yemini speaks to Jews who believe EU Parliament candidate is anti-Semitic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2019, 3:00 PM

UK Orthodox Jews mobilize for Tommy Robinson

Members of hasidic and Sefardic communities urge community to 'do right thing for ourselves - and for country to which we owe so much.'Mordechai Sones, 5/22/2019, 9:15 PM

Elkin: There's chance we'll be dragged to elections

'If United Right continues with high demands, we'll be dragged to elections in six months with similar results,' Elkin notes.Mordechai Sones, 5/16/2019, 9:13 AM

Watch: Undercover forces capture Hamas terrorist

Terrorist who planned terror attack around election day arrested by Border Police at his workplace in A'Zaim village, east of J'lem.Ido Ben Porat, 4/30/2019, 3:10 PM

Bitan: It's possible Arab party didn't really pass threshold

Likud MK backs election chief's request for police probe of alleged voter fraud in Arab sector.Hezki Baruch, 4/21/2019, 8:57 PM

Voter fraud in Knesset election? Election chief calls for probe

Arab MKs blast Central Elections Committee chief over request for police probe into alleged voter fraud in Arab sector.Hezki Baruch, 4/21/2019, 6:26 PM

Bennet, Shaked achieved what other ministers didn't

'We'll feel the New Right's absence if Netanyahu adopts Trump's peace plan and there won't be enough power on the right to stop him.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2019, 11:07 AM

Elections 2019: Voters decide only at the last minute

Too many people around us have yet to decide what to vote for in the Knesset elections. Why did this happen?Israel News Talk Radio, 4/8/2019, 6:27 PM

United Right volunteers look to persuade undecided voters

'The only home of Religious Zionism is the Union of  Right-Wing Parties (URP).'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2019, 11:02 PM

A shameful election display

We'll all be glad when it's over.Walter Bingham, 4/5/2019, 6:29 PM

'The elections will be decided by the undecided'

Will the 2009 precedent repeat itself and will Netanyahu’s legal woes make coalition forming more difficult after this election?Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2019, 6:15 PM

Poll: Likud leads with 31 seats, Blue and White - 30

Blue and White would be in second place with 30 seats, and the Labor Party and Hadash-Ta'al would tie for third place with eight seats each.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2019, 10:39 PM