Poll Shows Herzog-Netanyahu Gap Closing

In opposition to results until now, poll finds a mere 4% separates preference for PM, gives Labor 25 versus 21 for Likud.Ari Yashar, 3/13/2015, 3:05 PM

MK Regev Demands Attorney General Investigate Herzog

Following report on Herzog breach by paying private company to campaign against Yechimovich, Regev calls for urgent investigation.Ari Yashar, 3/13/2015, 10:31 AM

Shimon Peres Expresses Support for Yitzhak Herzog

Former president Shimon Peres says Thursday he endorses 'responsible' and 'dedicated' Yitzhak Herzog for prime minister.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 3/12/2015, 12:34 PM

Labor Maintains Edge in Latest Election Poll

Latest election poll from Haaretz sees Labor-Hatnua once again in the lead, with 24 mandates - three above rival Likud.Moshe Cohen, 3/12/2015, 9:31 AM

Labor Opens Largest Lead on Likud Since Campaign Started

Week before elections Labor outpaces Likud by a full four mandates - but who will get first crack at forming a coalition?Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2015, 8:26 PM

Who Will the New French Immigrants Vote For?

Parties including Likud, Labor and Yachad approach 10,000 new French Israeli voters and try to respond to their needs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2015, 5:17 PM

Herzog, Labor Trying to Cancel Major Jewish Identity Program

Rabbi Avichai Ronski: Labor party platform seeking to cancel program for Jewish identity which already has 130,000 students.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 3/9/2015, 10:49 PM

Bennett Blames Lapid for Stealing Ideas, Livni for Disengagement

Jewish Home chair discusses Lapid, Livni, and the 'pragmatic' side of a Likud coalition in pre-elections interview with Israeli media.Tova Dvorin, 3/9/2015, 7:49 PM

30,000 Flood Leftist Pre-Elections Rally

Meretz, Labor reps attend; former Mossad Chief Meir Dagan: under Netanyahu, Israel was 'stuck.'Hezki Baruch, 3/7/2015, 9:20 PM

Meretz, Labor Sign Surplus Vote Agreement

Extra votes could see additional seats for the Left - and save Meretz from falling off the map.Tova Dvorin, 3/6/2015, 12:12 PM

Poll: Jewish Home Stuck at 11 Seats, Labor Top

25 seats for Labor in latest elections poll, despite a different poll suggesting a close race with Likud.Tova Dvorin, 2/27/2015, 12:03 PM

Herzog Slams Government Money to 'Settlements'

Labor leaders blame housing crisis solely on Netanyahu, say that under their reign, money would be funneled to fix financial woes.Yedidya Ben-Or and Tova Dvorin, 2/26/2015, 3:41 PM

Bennett Presents His 'Economics 101' Lesson

If Labor has its 'tax the rich' way, Israel will lose thousands of jobs, Naftali Bennett says in a new videoMoshe Cohen, 2/26/2015, 1:44 PM

MK Litzman: Lapid Needs to do 'Penance,' by Sitting in Oppostion

If Yair Lapid is sorry for what he has done to the haredi public, said MK Yaakov Litzman, let him prove it by staying out of the government.Moshe Cohen, 2/26/2015, 8:35 AM

Likud Minister Calls on Herzog to Join Netanyahu in Congress

Noting worrying details coming out on Iran nuclear deal, Katz says 'leave Livni at home and show consensus against the danger.'Ari Yashar, 2/24/2015, 11:06 AM

Haredi Party Opposes Likud-Labor Unity Government

UTJ warns unity government would harm haredi ability to influence, says it won't support a leftist government.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 2/23/2015, 11:48 AM

Likud and Labor Continue to Run in Dead Heat

24 seats for each party, as neither seems able to shake the other for the lead and elections day approaches.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 2/19/2015, 10:34 PM

Likud Emerges as Clear Front-Runner in New Poll

A new poll shows that recent trends indicating a strengthening of the Likud and a weakening of Jewish Home are continuing.Moshe Cohen, 2/15/2015, 8:54 PM

Akunis: 'Labor Will Not Be Invited to the Next Government'

Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis says Labor is too far-left to be considered for a potential coalition; guarantees Jewish Home will be included.Hezki Baruch, 2/14/2015, 6:42 PM

Weinstein: Labor V15 'Volunteer' Group Seems Legal

Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein will not issue an injunction against the activities of the V15 organization, based on a Likud complaint.Yaakov Levi , 2/11/2015, 6:14 PM

PM in Samaria Town: Vote for Likud, or You Might Get Left Govt.

It's not enough to vote for a right-wing party, PM Binyamin Netanyahu said; you have to vote for Likud to avoid a leftist government.Moshe Cohen, 2/11/2015, 5:30 PM

MK Danny Danon: Labor is the New Meretz

The 'Zionist camp' is now the 'post-Zionist camp,' Danon tells Arutz Sheva - and it is taking great pains to hide how radical left it is.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 2/11/2015, 3:59 PM

Super Poll: Averages Show The Actual Standings

Averages from 38 polls since election frenzy began last December reveals Likud has a slight drop on Labor, Arabs and Jewish Home tied.Ari Yashar, 2/11/2015, 10:21 AM

Labor 'Submits to Arabs,' Pulls Support for Barring Zoabi

Liberman slams 'Zionist camp' backtracking after Arab parties threaten to quash coalition chances; 'true Zionists don't submit to Arabs.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 2/10/2015, 5:02 PM

Poll Reveals Public Thinks Newscasters are Radical Leftists

News presenters have unique position to shape public opinion - but what are their opinions? According to public: far left and radical left.Ari Yashar, 2/10/2015, 4:38 PM

Poll: Likud, Labor Still Competing for Top Spot

Right-wing and left-wing parties neck-and-neck for a coalition, as well - with the same number of seats projected for each.Orli Harari and Tova Dvorin, 2/10/2015, 2:49 PM

Zionist Camp Vows to Send 'Extreme Rightists' to the Opposition

Joint Labor-Hatnua list fires back at Netanyahu who clarified he will not form a coalition with leftist parties.Elad Benari, 2/9/2015, 6:16 AM

Netanyahu: I Will Not Form a Government with the Left

Prime Minister Netanyahu stresses there is an "ideological void" between Likud and Labor, rules out coalition with the left.Elad Benari, 2/9/2015, 12:12 AM

Arab Labor Leaders Demand Herzog Give Up 'Zionist Camp' Name

Arab Labor official says as long as crisis over 'The Zionist Camp' name remains unresolved, representatives won't participate in campaign.Shimon Cohen, Cynthia Blank, 2/8/2015, 12:35 PM

Labor 'Bribes' Voters With Free Fruit - Then Denies It

Labor reps hand out free oranges in Jerusalem, post pictures on Facebook, just days after court bans Jewish Home from doing the same.Tova Dvorin, 2/8/2015, 10:36 AM

Likud Incensed After Biden Meets Herzog in Munich

A day after announcing he would boycott PM Netanyahu's speech, Vice President Joe Biden met MK Yitzhak Herzog in Munich.Elad Benari, 2/8/2015, 2:27 AM

When Labor Wanted to 'Erase Herzog'

Yechimovich on Herzog: 'destroyed lives of hundreds of thousands of families, disqualified as minister by Movement for Quality Government.'Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 2/7/2015, 11:06 PM

Support for Zoabi Barring May Spell End of Labor Coalition Hopes

Even if Labor gets past Likud it likely won't be able to form a coalition, as Arab parties say they won't recommend 'Likud B.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 2/6/2015, 12:11 PM

Marzel Strikes Back: Labor Leftists Have Warped Values

Marzel slams Labor for trying to bar him and 'form coalition with Israel haters,' as condition to bar Zoabi 'who seeks to erase Israel.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 2/6/2015, 9:21 AM

Prosecution Recommends Corruption Trial for Ben-Eliezer

Prosecutors recommended putting former MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer on trial for of bribery, Channel Two reported.Moshe Cohen, 2/6/2015, 12:16 AM

Labor to Help Get Arab MK Zoabi Barred

Leftist Labor to back banning of pro-Hamas MK - on condition of petition against Marzel, as second petition filed against him for 'racism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2015, 11:01 PM

V15: We Were Not Sent By 'Foreign Agents' to Unseat Netanyahu

The Victory in 2015 group is not representative of anyone except themselves, it told the Central Elections Committee Thursday.Moshe Cohen , 2/5/2015, 12:39 PM

Poll: One Third of Yishai's Voters Are Ashkenazim

If elections were held now, Eli Yishai's Yachad party would pass the minimum vote requirements, and get four seats.Moshe Cohen , 2/5/2015, 10:59 AM

Leftist 'V15 Campaign' Files Incitement Charges Against Likud

V15 campaign, which Likud has accused of using foreign funds to boost Left parties, files incitement complaint with police.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 2/2/2015, 4:20 PM

Yadlin: Netanyahu Brought Relations with U.S. to All-Time Low

Labor-Hatnua candidate for Defense Minister says Netanyahu "will not defeat Iran with speeches in Congress".Ben Ariel, 2/2/2015, 4:15 AM

Likud MKs: Leftist NGOs Illegally Funding Labor Campaign

Likud officials present their case against 'V15' campaign to install a leftist gov't, say Herzog 'playing the same tricks.'Yoni Kempinski, 2/1/2015, 2:08 PM

Bennett Keeping Likud-Jewish Home Union in Back Pocket

Jewish Home Chairman Naftali Bennett says he has a response should the Left decide to unite, indicating a possible consolidation with Likud.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 1/26/2015, 5:35 PM

Netanyahu: I Will Address Congress Despite the Left's Objection

PM Netanyahu says it his duty to warn Congress of the Iranian threat, adds Labor is "not the Zionist camp. It's the anti-Zionist camp".Elad Benari, 1/26/2015, 3:43 AM

Herzog: We Are the Real Zionism

Labor Central Committee approves "Zionist Center" list for the coming elections. Livni: This time we will win.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 1/26/2015, 12:15 AM

Former Kadima MK Hasson May Join Labor-Hatnua

Yoel Hasson, a former Kadima MK, who has followed steadily behind Livni since Likud, may become #16 on Labor-Hatnua's Knesset list.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 1/25/2015, 3:02 PM

Labor Group: Jewish Home 'Pretending' to be Jewish

Labor supporters petitioned Israeli election officials to bar Jewish Home from calling itself that, because it doesn't 'act Jewish.'Moshe Cohen, 1/25/2015, 1:37 PM

Manuel Trajtenberg #11 on Labor List

Labor candidate expected to become Finance Minister under left-wing government appointed to list amid confusion over Amos Yadlin's spot.Tova Dvorin, 1/24/2015, 8:59 PM

Top Labor Candidate: Pay 'Settlers' to Leave Judea-Samaria

Labor Defense Minister candidate Amos Yadlin pushes incentive plan for 'settlers,' says Israel must repeatedly try for peace deal with PA.Nir Har-Zahav and Tova Dvorin, 1/24/2015, 6:53 PM

Arab Labor Party Hopeful Defends Testimony for Terrorist Convict

Prospective Labor MK Zuhair Bahloul provided testimony on behalf of the family of a Galilee Arab convicted of terrorism with Hezbollah.Yaakov Levi, 1/22/2015, 4:43 PM

United 'Right' Bloc Will Benefit Yisrael Beytenu and Shas

Latest poll shows Likud and Jewish Home will gain 37 seats if they run together, less total than if they were to run separately.Cynthia Blank, 1/21/2015, 10:08 AM

Report: Yadlin May Not Remain MK if He's Not Defense Minister

Former head of Military Intelligence may not remain in the Knesset if Labor doesn't head the government.Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 1/21/2015, 2:16 AM

Former MI Chief Labor's Pick for 'Next Defense Minister'

Amos Yadlin joins Labor, bumped to #11 spot - and is expected to be appointed as Defense Minister in a Labor government.Tova Dvorin, 1/19/2015, 9:14 PM

End of the Road: Shaul Mofaz won't be Joining Labor

Kadima party leader turns down reserved spot on Labor party list, effectively marking the end of his political career.Hezki Baruch, 1/19/2015, 1:18 PM

Arab Affairs Journalist to Join Labor-Hatnua

Channel 9 journalist Ksenia Svetlova expected to be appointed as #23 to the Labor list, in spot reserved for Hatnua.Tova Dvorin, 1/18/2015, 3:30 PM

Yechimovich Won't Rule Out Coalition with Likud

In a television appearance, Labor MK Shelly Yechimovich says she "won't rule out" forming a coalition with Netanyahu or Liberman.Cynthia Blank, 1/18/2015, 10:57 AM

Labor Gains, But Could Face Coalition Crisis

Labor gains biggest number of seats yet in latest poll - but analysts predict that Herzog and Livni will be left without coalition partners.Tova Dvorin, 1/16/2015, 10:38 AM

Watch: Bibi's Clip Spoofs Livni, Herzog Squabbling Over Obama

Netanyahu releases campaign video showing what would 'really' happen if Labor were to receive a call from Washington.Tova Dvorin, 1/16/2015, 10:12 AM