Israel elections 2019 explained: Pre-election review & analysis

Don't be uninformed about Israel elections. The system is totally different than the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2019, 7:24 PM

Thailand: Election results may only be announced in May

Citing 'technical issues,' Thailand's Elections Commission may wait until deadline to announce results.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 1:01 PM

Holocaust denier drops out of race for Congress in Spain

Fernando Paz resigns due to 'media hunt' against him.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/23/2019, 9:07 PM

Florida mayor to visit Israel next week

Two days after announcing bid for presidency, Florida mayor is headed to Israel.Ron Kampeas, JTA, & Arutz 7, 3/16/2019, 10:50 PM

'The Left is behaving more responsibly than the Right'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein slams right-wing leaders for failing to unite like the Blue and White party.Shimon Cohen, 3/10/2019, 6:07 PM

'High court will reject ban on Arab parties'

Professor Aviad Hacohen warns Election Committee made a mistake disqualifying Balad party, turned extremists into martyrs.Benny Toker, 3/7/2019, 10:58 PM

Netanyahu attacks 'far left' Blue and White party

PM says Gantz and Lapid are leftists who will be reliant on the Arab parties, media acts like North Korea censors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2019, 10:27 PM

Yuli Edelstein on Netanyahu and Likud

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein talks to contributor Boaz Bismuth of Israel Hayom Daily and host Nurit Ben about Israeli elections.i24News, 3/4/2019, 12:58 AM

Purim, Elections, & Rabbi Benny Lau

'Purim and elections bring out people's true views.' Interview with Machon Shilo head Rabbi David Bar-Hayim.Mordechai Sones, 3/4/2019, 12:18 AM

Bernie Sanders holds kickoff rally in Brooklyn

Leading Democratic candidate Sanders holds kickoff rally in Brooklyn.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2019, 8:21 PM

'With these gaps in the polls Gantz will be the next PM'

Dr. Eyal Levin believes president will ask the leader of largest party to form next coalition, not the leader with the most recommendations.Benny Toker, 2/28/2019, 10:41 PM

Likud removes cemetery ad following criticism

Bereaved families call on election campaigns to leave them alone after Likud ad in military cemetery calls Benny Gantz 'dangerous.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2019, 8:59 PM

Running for the Knesset in memory of his murdered daughter

Rafi Levengrond, father of Barkan attack victim Kim Levengrond-Yehezkel, seeks to represent Israel's 'second class citizens' in Yesha.Hezki Baruch, 2/21/2019, 8:39 PM

'Joint Arab List' becomes disjointed

Negotiations between Arab parties reach dead end: In Arab sector, three separate lists to compete in elections for 21st Knesset.Mordechai Sones, 2/21/2019, 12:13 PM

Nir Barkat tells Arutz Sheva: 'It's no time for games'

Senior Likud official calls for union of Jewish Home with Otzmah, rejects proposal to join smaller parties to Likud: 'Right will lose seats'Shimon Cohen, 2/19/2019, 7:09 PM

Galant: The right cannot lose any votes

Immigration Minister says right-wing parties must unite to prevent left-wing government 'which will cause mourning for generations.'Benny Toker, 2/18/2019, 3:35 PM

'The minority is imposing its will on the majority'

In new video, Rabbi Levinstein expresses support for Hazon movement explaining struggle between two worldviews over character of State.Mordechai Sones, 2/17/2019, 8:57 PM

Aliza Lavie leaves Yesh Atid

MKs Aliza Lavie, Haim Jelin, leave Yesh Atid party after being told they won't receive realistic spot on the list.Hezki Baruch, 2/15/2019, 1:01 PM

Poll: Likud 32 seats, Benny Gantz 21

Likud holds 11-seat lead according to latest Channel 13 poll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2019, 9:27 PM

Lod Mayor: 'Remember the tears after 1992 elections loss'

Lod Mayor and Shomron Council head call to unite small Right parties: 'Overcome differences to prevent rise of leftist government.'Hezki Baruch, 2/10/2019, 7:47 PM

Poll: Likud-32 seats, Gantz-24

Likud would have 8-seat lead over Benny Gantz's Israeli resilience party if elections were held today, new poll finds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2019, 9:54 PM

Netanyahu's letter to the Likud Party

PM asks Likud members to allow him to reserve 3 seats in the party's Knesset list 'to increase our chances of winning the elections.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2019, 10:18 PM

PM to Iran: Look at your bases in Syria before 'interfering'

Netanyahu warns Iranian general who report claims is eyeing strike on Israel to bring about PM's defeat in upcoming elections.Tal Polon, 1/23/2019, 8:14 PM

Rabbi's org initiates resolution of ethical election principles

Tzohar drafts ‘Resolution of Ethical Principles’ for Knesset candidates calling for process to be defined by integrity and mutual respect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2019, 8:43 PM

Liberman: No greater shame than Netanyahu's surrender to Hamas

Former Defense Minister begins election campaign by attacking PM for policies on Hamas and haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2019, 3:48 PM

Who wants to interfere in Israel's elections?

After the V15 controversy in 2015, will Russia, the EU, or the US try to interfere in the upcoming elections in April?Benny Toker, 1/9/2019, 6:13 PM

New Right - 6 seats, Jewish Home - 4

Day after split of Zionist Union, Labor gets 8 seats and Livni's 'Hatnua' 5. Likud gets 31, according to poll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2019, 8:31 PM

Elections in Israel: Netanyahu’s last campaign?

Professor Abraham Diskin discusses the most fascinating election in the country’s history.Arutz Sheva staff, 12/28/2018, 3:11 PM

Poll: Likud receives 31 seats, Gantz's party 15

New poll finds Zionist Union tanking if former IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz runs in an independent party headed by himself.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2018, 8:08 AM

'This is the right time for Netanyahu to go to elections'

Yohanan Plesner, president of the Israel Democracy Institute, explains about elections 2019.Arutz Sheva staff, 12/27/2018, 3:19 AM

MK Haskel: We've had a productive 4 years

Likud MK says current government has accomplished much, optimistic Likud will remain in power after upcoming elections.Hezki Baruch, 12/26/2018, 5:04 PM

Livni: Put the ego aside for the sake of the revolution

Opposition leader hints she does not support Avi Gabbay's position that he will head the party's list no matter what.Ben Ariel, 12/26/2018, 4:39 AM

Israeli Finance Minister promises continued economic success

Israel is headed to early elections, set for April 2019. Finance Minister hosts press conference to discuss party successes.i24News, 12/24/2018, 10:35 PM

Knesset Speaker: We're going to elections, hope they'll be clean

Yuli Edelstein on decision to advance elections and dissolve Knesset: 'We leave a Knesset that was characterized by offensive discourse.'Hezki Baruch, 12/24/2018, 8:21 PM

FULL: Prime Minister Netanyahu on early elections, security

Israel is headed for early elections, set for April 2019. Why the sudden announcement by the government coalition?i24News, 12/24/2018, 5:54 PM

Netanyahu wants similar right-wing coalition after elections

'Current coalition is, in my eyes, core of next coalition,' Netanyahu said.AFP, 12/24/2018, 4:32 PM

Bill aims to reveal sources of NGO funding during elections

Amid reports of mobilization of leftist donors ahead of elections in Israel, PM pushes law to reveal donors to NGOs during election period.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2018, 10:07 AM

'This is the beginning of the end our government'

Senior coalition member says government's recent difficulties in functioning with narrow majority signal end is near for coalition.David Rosenberg, 11/28/2018, 9:01 AM

Netanyahu: Not right to go to elections now

PM opens cabinet meeting by addressing efforts to stabilize coalition. 'In this sensitive security period, elections not needed, not right.'Hezki Baruch, 11/18/2018, 12:20 PM

Bennett: It's time for elections

Jewish Home leader says impossible to continue government, 'Liberman destroyed government when he pulled out'.Tzvi Lev, 11/17/2018, 8:35 PM

Netanyahu scrambles to prop up coalition

After Jewish Home to leave coalition if Bennett not appointed defense minister, PM says Kahlon holds the key to prevent elections.Tzvi Lev, 11/17/2018, 5:44 PM

PM in last ditch effort to avert early elections

Netanyahu is speaking by phone with heads of coalition parties, asking them to avoid potentially 'disastrous' election.Gil Ronen and Tzvi Lev, 11/16/2018, 2:52 PM

Likud continues slide in new poll

Latest survey finds ruling Likud party dropping after Liberman's sudden resignation, faction led by Benny Gantz would get 12 seats.Tzvi Lev, 11/16/2018, 9:48 AM

Bennett and Netanyahu to meet Friday

Naftali Bennett to reiterate his demand while meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu that he will resign if not appointed defense minister.Tzvi Lev, 11/16/2018, 7:32 AM

Watch: Trump responds to midterm elections

Trump discusses results of election in press conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2018, 8:14 PM

Democrat support for Israel gradually waning

Ahead of US 2018 midterms, support among Democrats for Israel appears to be waning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2018, 7:43 PM

'I will put in a ballot for the president of Eritrea'

Southern Tel Aviv activist angry at the right for not running a mayoral candidate in Tel Aviv. 'We have nobody to vote for.'Benny Tocker, 10/30/2018, 10:20 AM

Which candidates back Israeli sovereignty in Judea, Samaria?

Sovereignty Movement polls candidates on commitment to promote issue.Mordechai Sones, 10/24/2018, 2:42 PM

'This is a good government, no one wants elections'

MK Nissan Slomiansky believes the fear of elections creates unnecessary confusion.Benny Tocker, 10/16/2018, 3:43 AM

Poll: Nearly half of Israelis in favor of early elections

Survey shows Israeli public more Israelis support early elections than oppose, nearly half believe PM Netanyahu shouldn't 'boycott' media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2018, 9:23 PM

Pro-Israel 'Trump' candidate advances in Brazilian elections

Right-wing Jair Bolsonaro wins first round of presidential elections but not outright. Bolsonaro has promised to move embassy to Jerusalem.Tzvi Lev, 10/8/2018, 10:09 AM

Poll: Likud at 32 seats, Jewish Home at 10

New poll shows Likud strengthening, Yesh Atid and Zionist Union weakening.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2018, 10:25 PM

Brazil prepares for critical elections as Jews move to Israel

Brazil votes in what's been decided as most critical general election in country's history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2018, 10:00 PM

East Jerusalem Arab announces run for mayor

Aziz Abu Sarra heads new Arab list running for city council. Not an Israeli citizen, he will need appeal to Supreme Court to contend.Mordechai Sones, 9/5/2018, 2:37 PM

Lapid to Netanyahu: I'm going to beat you

'We'll run the country, and we'll manage it better than the corrupt group running it today.'Mordechai Sones, 9/4/2018, 10:38 PM

Lapid: I never spoke out against government while abroad

Yesh Atid Chairman Lapid says US Pres. Trump's actions have been a 'blessing,' Israel can't afford to ignore 'majority' of American Jews.Hezki Baruch, Yoni Kempinski, 9/3/2018, 1:41 PM

Education Minister warns: Too-strong Likud harmful to right

Education Minister Bennett says PM Netanyahu doesn't want Jewish Home in government, too much power for Likud could destroy Israel's right.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2018, 12:44 PM